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How to Pakistan

Mosharraf Zaidi and Fasi Zaka

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How to Pakistan
How to Pakistan

How to Pakistan

Mosharraf Zaidi and Fasi Zaka

8
Followers
8
Plays
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"How to Pakistan" a podcast featuring Mosharraf Zaidi and Fasi Zaka, as they explore the art of the Pakistani conversation. #awesome #seriously #hashtag

Latest Episodes

S04 E03 - Complexity & PTM

How do we navigate the terrain where the conversation becomes impossible? Thirteen dead citizens. A post conflict zone. A military that has won a war that seemed over just five years ago. Vultures all around. Compassion. Humanity. Compromise.

62 MINMAY 31
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S04 E03 - Complexity & PTM

S04 E02 - Just how bad are things?

The news from Pakistan doesn't sound great. The economy is supposedly in a shambles. But are things really as bad as the mass media makes them out to be? Is Pakistan really in a such bad place? What happened to PTI's promise of reform? All this & more...

52 MINMAY 26
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S04 E02 - Just how bad are things?

S04 E01 - War? with Hina Rabbani Khar

Welcome to Season Four of How to Pakistan! Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar joins Fasi & Mosharraf to discuss mayhem in the skies above Pakistan & India, the impact of Pulwama, Balakot, and hopes for peace.

30 MINFEB 27
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S04 E01 - War? with Hina Rabbani Khar

S03 E21 - Shaan Taseer

A conversation with Shaan Taseer

79 MIN2018 NOV 10
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S03 E21 - Shaan Taseer

S03 E20 - Ministry Of Unforced Errors

The new government is now approaching a full month in power. How well has it done? What has been good? What has been unnecessary? Was the Economic Advisory Council fiasco avoidable? Fasi and Mosharraf examine this government's predilection thus far, for unforced errors.

62 MIN2018 SEP 9
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S03 E20 - Ministry Of Unforced Errors

S03 E19 - Imran Khan, PTI and the #Election2018 w Omar Waraich & Salman Naveed Khan

By popular demand, Omar Waraich is back on How to Pakistan, and he is joined by Salman Naveed Khan, a political analyst based in Islamabad. We discuss the election results, and whether the country is poised for a stable era of Imran Khan and PTI.

67 MIN2018 JUL 28
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S03 E19 - Imran Khan, PTI and the #Election2018 w Omar Waraich & Salman Naveed Khan

S03 E18 - Asma Shirazi & Ziauddin Sb on journalism & #Election2018

Fasi and Mosharraf talk to two iconic Pakistani journalists. Ziauddin Sb is an institution in journalism with stops as editor of Dawn and Express Tribune. Asma Shirazi is one of the country's most recognized television talk show hosts. We talk about press freedom and the elections that may make Imran Khan prime minister.

27 MIN2018 JUL 28
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S03 E18 - Asma Shirazi & Ziauddin Sb on journalism & #Election2018

S03 E17 - The #Election2018 In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Join us as we discuss the prospects of the various parties in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. To help us navigate the amazing diversity of the province, we were joined by Imran Khan (not THAT one) and Najiullah Khattak. Both offered superb insights on the province.

58 MIN2018 JUL 24
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S03 E17 - The #Election2018 In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

S03 E15 - Pakistan #Election2018 - Opinion Polls

Political pollster and researcher Azeema Cheema returns to the podcast, and Dr Ali Cheema, joins for the first time. Dr Cheema is Associate Professor of Economics and the Head of the Economics Department. He is a former Rhodes Scholar and a PhD from Cambridge University. Both Azeema and Ali have worked on political opinion polls and surveys for the last several years, with Ali's most recent work published by Herald. https://herald.dawn.com/news/1398605 https://www.dawn.com/news/1421699 Join Fasi and Mosharraf for an in-depth conversation on the polling, what it means, and what it doesn't mean. Spoiler: Neither Azeema nor Ali could be goaded into making any predictions!

60 MIN2018 JUL 23
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S03 E15 - Pakistan #Election2018 - Opinion Polls

S03 E16 - #Election2018 Omar Waraich on the new Pakistan

Join us for a conversation with Omar Waraich. Waraich has covered Pakistan for TIME Magazine and The Independent. He has reported from South Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. He has also written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Slate, Sports Illustrated, The Caravan, Al-Jazeera America, Roads & Kingdoms, The Guardian, The New Statesman and The Economist Intelligence Unit.

67 MIN2018 JUL 23
Comments
S03 E16 - #Election2018 Omar Waraich on the new Pakistan

Latest Episodes

S04 E03 - Complexity & PTM

How do we navigate the terrain where the conversation becomes impossible? Thirteen dead citizens. A post conflict zone. A military that has won a war that seemed over just five years ago. Vultures all around. Compassion. Humanity. Compromise.

62 MINMAY 31
Comments
S04 E03 - Complexity & PTM

S04 E02 - Just how bad are things?

The news from Pakistan doesn't sound great. The economy is supposedly in a shambles. But are things really as bad as the mass media makes them out to be? Is Pakistan really in a such bad place? What happened to PTI's promise of reform? All this & more...

52 MINMAY 26
Comments
S04 E02 - Just how bad are things?

S04 E01 - War? with Hina Rabbani Khar

Welcome to Season Four of How to Pakistan! Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar joins Fasi & Mosharraf to discuss mayhem in the skies above Pakistan & India, the impact of Pulwama, Balakot, and hopes for peace.

30 MINFEB 27
Comments
S04 E01 - War? with Hina Rabbani Khar

S03 E21 - Shaan Taseer

A conversation with Shaan Taseer

79 MIN2018 NOV 10
Comments
S03 E21 - Shaan Taseer

S03 E20 - Ministry Of Unforced Errors

The new government is now approaching a full month in power. How well has it done? What has been good? What has been unnecessary? Was the Economic Advisory Council fiasco avoidable? Fasi and Mosharraf examine this government's predilection thus far, for unforced errors.

62 MIN2018 SEP 9
Comments
S03 E20 - Ministry Of Unforced Errors

S03 E19 - Imran Khan, PTI and the #Election2018 w Omar Waraich & Salman Naveed Khan

By popular demand, Omar Waraich is back on How to Pakistan, and he is joined by Salman Naveed Khan, a political analyst based in Islamabad. We discuss the election results, and whether the country is poised for a stable era of Imran Khan and PTI.

67 MIN2018 JUL 28
Comments
S03 E19 - Imran Khan, PTI and the #Election2018 w Omar Waraich & Salman Naveed Khan

S03 E18 - Asma Shirazi & Ziauddin Sb on journalism & #Election2018

Fasi and Mosharraf talk to two iconic Pakistani journalists. Ziauddin Sb is an institution in journalism with stops as editor of Dawn and Express Tribune. Asma Shirazi is one of the country's most recognized television talk show hosts. We talk about press freedom and the elections that may make Imran Khan prime minister.

27 MIN2018 JUL 28
Comments
S03 E18 - Asma Shirazi & Ziauddin Sb on journalism & #Election2018

S03 E17 - The #Election2018 In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Join us as we discuss the prospects of the various parties in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. To help us navigate the amazing diversity of the province, we were joined by Imran Khan (not THAT one) and Najiullah Khattak. Both offered superb insights on the province.

58 MIN2018 JUL 24
Comments
S03 E17 - The #Election2018 In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

S03 E15 - Pakistan #Election2018 - Opinion Polls

Political pollster and researcher Azeema Cheema returns to the podcast, and Dr Ali Cheema, joins for the first time. Dr Cheema is Associate Professor of Economics and the Head of the Economics Department. He is a former Rhodes Scholar and a PhD from Cambridge University. Both Azeema and Ali have worked on political opinion polls and surveys for the last several years, with Ali's most recent work published by Herald. https://herald.dawn.com/news/1398605 https://www.dawn.com/news/1421699 Join Fasi and Mosharraf for an in-depth conversation on the polling, what it means, and what it doesn't mean. Spoiler: Neither Azeema nor Ali could be goaded into making any predictions!

60 MIN2018 JUL 23
Comments
S03 E15 - Pakistan #Election2018 - Opinion Polls

S03 E16 - #Election2018 Omar Waraich on the new Pakistan

Join us for a conversation with Omar Waraich. Waraich has covered Pakistan for TIME Magazine and The Independent. He has reported from South Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. He has also written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Slate, Sports Illustrated, The Caravan, Al-Jazeera America, Roads & Kingdoms, The Guardian, The New Statesman and The Economist Intelligence Unit.

67 MIN2018 JUL 23
Comments
S03 E16 - #Election2018 Omar Waraich on the new Pakistan

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