Hasan Ali

@hali1189

Hasan Ali is a journalist reporting on US foreign policy and South Asian politics.

Pakistan flood

Pakistan’s Floods Are a Wind From the West Pakistan’s Floods Are a Wind From the West

The devastating natural disaster could be just an early glimpse of the consequences of industrialization in the Global North.

Sep 2, 2022 / Editorial / Hasan Ali

Pakistan Imran Khan PTI

The Tragedy of Imran Khan The Tragedy of Imran Khan

Defeated in a vote of no confidence on Sunday, the ousted prime minister leaves behind an image of intellectual decay and whimsical dysfunction.

Apr 12, 2022 / Hasan Ali

Banning the Hijab Targets Muslim Women

Banning the Hijab Targets Muslim Women Banning the Hijab Targets Muslim Women

A state order against the religious garment in Karnataka, India, is seen by members of the Muslim minority as a form of intimidation and control.

Mar 2, 2022 / Hasan Ali

Tony Blair

Getting Away With Murder Wasn’t Enough for Tony Blair Getting Away With Murder Wasn’t Enough for Tony Blair

Now the British salesman for the Iraq War has been made a knight.

Jan 7, 2022 / Hasan Ali

Extraditing Julian Assange Threatens Journalists Worldwide

Extraditing Julian Assange Threatens Journalists Worldwide Extraditing Julian Assange Threatens Journalists Worldwide

In countries where the press faces restriction and persecution, US interference sets a dangerous precedent.

Jan 3, 2022 / Hasan Ali

Saad Rizvi

Will Pakistan Be the Next Country to Fall to a Taliban-Style Takeover? Will Pakistan Be the Next Country to Fall to a Taliban-Style Takeover?

The military’s role in politics has emboldened the religious far right.

Dec 9, 2021 / Hasan Ali

PAKISTAN-POLITICS-DEFENCE-NATIONAL DAY

Imran Khan Faces a Standoff With the Pakistani Military Imran Khan Faces a Standoff With the Pakistani Military

The prime minister has refused to sign off on the appointment of the military’s favored candidate for leadership of the country's top intelligence agency.

Oct 21, 2021 / Hasan Ali

Amber Shamsi

Pakistani Women Are Leading the Struggle for Human Rights Pakistani Women Are Leading the Struggle for Human Rights

In one of the most patriarchal countries in the world, the struggle for civil liberties is being spearheaded by women.

Sep 28, 2021 / Column / Hasan Ali

Pakistan-Afghanistan Conflict

There Goes the Neighborhood: Pakistan Is Uneasy Over the Taliban’s Return There Goes the Neighborhood: Pakistan Is Uneasy Over the Taliban’s Return

Despite their differing responses to the Taliban victory, Pakistanis are united in believing they are not to blame.

Aug 18, 2021 / Column / Hasan Ali

Social media activist, Gul Bukhari, wearing a blue and white printed shirt and pink lip stick, while speaking. She is sitting on a gray couch.

Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in Pakistan Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in Pakistan

The country’s famously boisterous press is sinking into the silence of the grave.

Aug 5, 2021 / Hasan Ali

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