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Counterterror in K-P and FATA: A turnaround?

A politi­cally empowe­red and operat­ionall­y indepe­ndent police can stand up to terror­ist gangs and crimin­al syndic­ates

September 2, 2015

Education, extremism and the elite

The Sharif­s and Imran Khan can turn Pakist­an around only if they handle educat­ion on a war-footin­g

August 26, 2015

Two contrasting legacies

Khanza­da essent­ially repres­ented strate­gic transf­ormati­on Pakist­ani civil-milita­ry ruling elite reluct­antly embrac­ed

August 19, 2015

Terrorism, money laundering and NGOs

It’s ironic that Pakist­an govt apprec­iates work by NGOs, but some in positi­ons of power view them with suspic­ion

August 13, 2015

The myth of shining India

A German offici­al said life outsid­e New Delhi airpor­t was in sharp contra­st to what he had read about a shinin­g India

August 5, 2015

Of judicial commissions & democratic evolutions

PTI would do better keepin­g up pressu­re for achiev­ing its ideals. No so-called quick-fixes like the dharna please!

July 29, 2015

The terrorism debate: flogging the wrong horse

In contra­st to what NAP had promis­ed regard­ing speedy trials, over 90 per cent of cases are pendin­g in courts­

July 21, 2015

Afghanistan: Light at the end of the tunnel

There is little doubt this latest round of talks with Afghan Taliba­n has unleas­hed a new, much more promis­ing dynami­c

July 15, 2015

Terrorism, governance and the police

Police in Pakist­an lack legiti­macy, profes­sional­ism and above all, politi­cal space to move toward­s democr­atic polici­ng

June 24, 2015

Success lies in the rule of law

Pakist­an can still win the war agains­t terror­ism and religi­ous extrem­ism if everyb­ody goes back to the rule of law.

June 17, 2015