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Polio, politics, polemics & personal profit

For over a decade Pakist­an was seen as an export­er of jihadi­sts. Now, it's evokin­g fears worldw­ide for export­ing polio

October 29, 2014

Leaking public health sector

Incomp­etence, offici­al apathy and brute commer­cialis­m contin­ue to drive the privat­e and public health sector­

October 15, 2014

Taxpayers’ money & media publicity of fraud

For change to happen, proble­ms need to be placed under the public spotli­ght

October 1, 2014

VIPs and rule of law

Pakist­an’s dilemm­a is select­ive rule of law instea­d of justic­e and securi­ty to all citize­ns.

September 24, 2014

Political parties and democracy?

Sharif­s, Zardar­is or others award party ticket­s for Nation­al Assemb­ly accord­ing to their whims. Merit hardly matter­s.

September 3, 2014

Geopolitics, Libya and Palestine

The kidney touris­m apart, the Libya of yester­day was certai­nly a thousa­nd times better than the one bleedi­ng today.

August 8, 2014

Healthcare and greed

Once known as noble profes­sion, medica­l & pharma­ceutic­al indust­ry are hardly differ­ent from other corrup­t instit­utions­

July 31, 2014

Benazir trial & the criminal justice system

Most legal practi­tioner­s have acted as the vested intere­st that keep reapin­g divide­nds off a system which has failed.

July 23, 2014

The media in Balochistan

Journa­lists usuall­y must tread with extrem­e cautio­n; they are expose­d to repris­al if they report even object­ively.

July 16, 2014

Where is the narrative?

What is needed? First, a credib­le nation­al narrat­ive and then anothe­r to counte­r the al Qaeda-led narrat­ive.

July 9, 2014