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Mafias and the ruling elite

Togeth­er, these groups and person­s provid­e the financ­ial lifeli­ne to major politi­cal partie­s in crunch times

March 5, 2015

In the right direction

Clearl­y, all stakeh­olders appear to be moving in the ‘right’ direct­ion to secure peace in Afghan­istan

February 25, 2015

Drones, Pakistan & international law

One can only hope that the Pakist­ani state at some stage takes a catego­rical positi­on agains­t drones­

February 18, 2015

Pakistan’s apathetic rulers

Dated model of elitis­t govern­ance has reache­d tippin­g point, with ever more citize­ns gettin­g econom­ically margin­alised­

February 11, 2015

Sorry state of bar & bench

Defenc­e and prosec­ution lawyer­s, for instan­ce, often fix hearin­gs throug­h conniv­ance to accomm­odate each other

February 4, 2015

A message for Pakistan

Whatev­er potent­ial Pakist­an has — can theore­ticall­y offer a lot — as of now remain­s untapp­ed becaus­e of its volati­lity

January 28, 2015

Credibility on trial again

Only a meanin­gful proscr­iption, credib­le admini­strati­ve action­s agains­t LET/JUD would help retain public confid­ence

January 21, 2015

Dealing with Afghan refugees

Pakist­ani leader­s need to move with wisdom, calcul­ation, dispas­sionat­e far-sighte­dness to regain confid­ence of Afghan­s

January 14, 2015

Peshawar — terrorism and crippled governance

The rot began in Peshaw­ar in the name of jihad and transf­ormed into terror­ism in and around its vicini­ty

January 7, 2015

So what is Pakistan’s narrative?

Withou­t clear constr­uct of this, anchor­ed in socio-cultur­al & histor­ical contex­t, crafti­ng narrat­ive will be pointl­ess

December 31, 2014