Articles by

Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria is a columnist for DAWN, Pakistan’s largest English newspaper. She is the author of The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan, forthcoming from Beacon Press.

Black, Brown, and Invisible

Just as mass incarceration uses the gloss of rehabilitation to hide the realities of social control, military intervention has appropriated the language of humanitarianism to disguise imperialist motives.