No matter how one looks at it, one can’t find the bargaining space so essential for negotiations to succeed.
If Mr Sharif wishes to prosper, he will need to focus on economy, security and foreign policies.
Nuclear weapons were important and will remain so for some time to come. But is there a cut-off point for that?
TTP will instill fear in the parties it wants out and support those it thinks will be more amenable to negotiations.
Ideas and words are lost on us, just like we have lost the distinction between Character and 140 characters.
First, Pakistani tin-pot leaders make secret deals & leak to Western press, then coroborate it to same Western press.
Liberals must stand up with the same conviction as Abbasi's, demand Constitution be purged of unenforceable provision.
Those who represent the people must be held to a higher standard of probity and honesty than the people themselves.
Constituency politics is why it is difficult to get a median voter in Pakistan; nor does voting depend on issues.
One must congratulate Hina Rabbani Khar and her team for playing a good innings at a very difficult time.