Democracy’s revenge has not been sweet for thousands of Pakistani citizens murdered or maimed by acts of terrorism.
What a price has been paid to keep the ‘system’ in place, democracy be practised in warped, almost destructive form.
Men, paid to protect the lives and livelihoods of the common citizens of Pakistan, have no will or intent to so do.
Donors from whom Pakistan begs, are entitled to question why majority of elite refuse to pay their due taxes.
Supreme Court should hear thousands of pending cases instead of issuing notices, such as the one summoning Haqqani.
How is the nation to expect ‘fair’ elections when it has no system or foundation upon which the concept can be built.
If those we now have in place & have elected since 1970 same as the electorate, then not even God can help us.
In our case, what ballot-box democracy does is legitimise and entrench the status quo.
GoP feels talking to TTP can still lead somewhere, but army realises talks are no-go. Yet gives no alternative either.
What chances do Khan and Qadri have — and more importantly, are they what Pakistan needs?