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Raza Habib Raja

Freelance writer, PhD Student

Raza Habib Raja is a recent Cornell graduate and currently pursuing a PhD in Political Science from Maxwell School, Syracuse University.
Why India and Pakistan Have Such Different Political

Why India and Pakistan Have Such Different Political Cultures

Despite the fact that both countries were carved out of the British empire, India has ended up as a democracy with civilians firmly in control, whereas Pakistan has witnessed a number of direct military rules and has always suffered from a severe civil-military imbalance. Moreover, India has managed its ethnic and communal diversity much better than Pakistan. So what are the reasons?
27/03/2015 8:12 AM IST
A Pakistani and an

A Pakistani and an Indian

I believe that realizing our common Indian identity is important, as it will lead to erosion of bitterness. Yes, modern Pakistan and India are a reality, but then so is our great common heritage. Yes, it is important for us to be loyal to our political states but at the same time not overlook the joint heritage.
07/12/2014 2:56 PM IST