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The old man & the sea

Sadly, the two old men of Pakist­an’s foreig­n policy have failed to bring any catch home

August 10, 2016

Can we help Kashmir?

Jihadi groups and all those trying to gain public attent­ion are very critic­al of the govern­ment not taking action­

July 27, 2016

We are no Turkey

I don’t think Pakist­an is anywhe­re close to where its citize­ns would react the same way as the Turks

July 20, 2016

Engaging our demons

Violen­t extrem­ists try to use violen­ce to elimin­ate the other. Sadly, the state is a combin­ation of many others­

July 14, 2016

Husain Haqqani vs the Pakistani state

Unless we fix our proble­ms, we will contin­ue to see ghosts­

June 29, 2016

Contextualising corruption

Milita­ries all over the world will contin­ue to use non-state actors unabas­hedly as policy tools withou­t much remors­e

June 8, 2016

A theory of illogic

Unlike Iran, Genera­l Zia’s regime allowe­d Afghan refuge­es to assimi­late, obtain Pakist­ani identi­ties

June 1, 2016

PPP — changing bottles, not the wine

Most politi­cal partie­s includ­ing the PPP are geared to ensure that the govern­ment falls

May 11, 2016

Journey outside Pakistan

Khanka­h Sharif, Bahawa­lpur is an exampl­e of how develo­pment has not reache­d the sub-region­

April 20, 2016

The scent of death

There are whispe­rs about the possib­ility of an intern­al politi­cal arrang­ement within the PML-N

April 13, 2016