Today, the think tank business will not be conducted without providing some help to the ‘deep state’.
In case of a limited war or regional conflict, responsibility would equally fall on the new Indian premier’s shoulders
The social space to debate is reducing rapidly. It is no longer brave but stupid to stand up and speak for truth.
A non-transactional relationship ought to engage govt in rethinking, revamping policies & take ownership of change.
Becoming part of the mob, empowering oneself via freedom of action is basic human need, absence of which kills growth.
The fact is that militaries only back down once the cost of intervention far exceeds the benefits.
Political govts have to play to their audience, otherwise there is no real fear of Musharraf being hung, put in jail.
Extremist forces have Sindh, will gradually challenge plural sociocultural norms, just as it happened in South Punjab.
Our social narcissism not only allow us not to see ‘Sunnisation’ of Pakistan but also forces us to tell more lies.
One really wishes the young PPP leadership well and hopes it discovers the real issues and challenges in Sindh.