DISPATCHES FROM KARACHI

Karachi's Picture-Postcard Beach

The Best Sh*t of 2017: By an impoverished hamlet in Pakistan lies a beach that belongs on the cover of a luxury travel magazine.

The Pakistani Whose Timely Tweets Save Lives

Norbert Almeida has dedicated his free time to making it easier and safer to navigate the notorious streets of Karachi.

Pakistan's City of Silence

More than a million tombs of Assyrians, Mughals and Persians are scattered across this vast, barren scrubland.

Pakistan’s Trailblazing Female Comedy Troupe

Its leader, Faiza Saleem, is like the Amy Schumer of Pakistan.

OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

When Pakistani Bling Is Family Business

Few traditions have a longer legacy than South Asian jewelry craftmanship.

How (Not) to Fly a Drone in Karachi

Flying a drone requires skill and intestinal fortitude, but just because you have either (or both) doesn’t mean you should.

The Economic Boom in Pakistan That Everyone Wants to Bust

In northern Pakistan, terrorism has fostered a grim success story.

In Pakistan, the New Diane Sawyer

Journalist Najia Ashar wants to use technology to outsmart terrorists — and still get the scoop.

Pakistan's PM: Third Time's the Charm?

A quarter century on, Nawaz Sharif still believes he can root out terrorism.

OZY PODCAST

When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

Karima Baloch: Campaigning for Independence From Pakistan

This young woman wants to lead Balochistan youths in their fight for independence from Pakistan, whose government says she’s just supporting terrorism.

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