Shahid Mahmood

Shahid Mahmood grew up in Pakistan. He was the editorial cartoonist for the national newspaper in Pakistan, Dawn. His work has appeared in numerous International publications including the Guardian, Huffington Post and Courrier International. Shahid’s work was viewed by world leaders at the 1997 APEC Conference, enjoyed by John F. Kennedy Jr., and managed to continuously enrage Benazir Bhutto. Shahid is internationally syndicated with the New York Times Press Syndicate; has work archived at the Museum of Contemporary History in Paris; and has been “Designated High-Profile” on the US Government's No-fly List. His web page is: http://drawnconclusions.com

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Harper and Malala
Ian Fleming famously wrote, "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times, it's enemy action." The day Malala Yousafzai was to be conferred with an honorary Canadian citizenship, a Canadian soldier was shot dead at the War Memorial on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Two days before Malala...
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Friday, September 09, 2011
This Is NOT September 11th
The “ Treachery of Images ” (1929) is a painting by the Belgian artist René Magritte. The painting shows a pipe. Below it, in fine cursive script, the famous caption reads: " Ceci n'est pas une pipe " -- or, " This is not a pipe ". Magritte tells us the painting is NOT a pipe, but rather an image of a pipe -- the painted pipe is merely a representation. Magritte adds that had he captioned the picture with, " This is a pipe ," he would have been dishonest.
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Monday, December 31, 2007
The Dream that was Benazir Bhutto
"There was a dream that was Rome. You could only whisper it. Anything more than a whisper and it would vanish, it was so fragile." - Marcus Aurelius
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