Rasul Bakhsh Rais

Rasul Bakhsh Rais is Professor of Political Science in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS, Lahore. His latest book is “Islam, Ethnicity and Power Politics: Constructing Pakistan’s National Identity” (Oxford University Press, 2017).
Twitter: @RasulRais 

Latest published

How will Pakistan’s new government fare in the regional arena?

Whatever meanings and implications one draws from Pakistan’s recent elections, the hard political fact is that the weight of the establishment is behind the results, and it will oversee that stability and order prevails by continuing to play a supportive role behind the scenes.

March 10, 2024

Jinnah would be a stranger in this Pakistan

Looking at what happened a few days ago to the Christian community in Jaranwala town in Punjab, if the founders of Pakistan were to come back to life, they would find themselves strangers in their own land. 

August 18, 2023