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NA-246: surprises unlikely

MQM is likely to retain NA-246 but the margin with which it wins will indica­te the extent of its standi­ng in the area

April 23, 2015

The Punjab governor’s resignation

His resign­ation is anothe­r link to this chain of signif­icant ‘nos’ to an outdat­ed and decade­nt mode of govern­ance

January 31, 2015

The Musharraf case

March 31 will go down as a day when an unprec­edente­d accoun­tabili­ty of a milita­ry ruler was initia­ted.

April 3, 2014

Azaad shayri or serious policymaking?

For now, people of Pakist­an seem to be drawin­g a virtua­l blank from leader­ship that must rescue the countr­y.

March 12, 2014

Coveting the covert

Washin­gton opted to hardly learn any lesson­s from terrib­le outcom­e of its decade-long ’80s covert war in Afghan­istan.

December 16, 2013

Beyond the opprobrium, realism rules

The old narrat­ive is unsust­ainabl­e; a new one, along nation­alist lines, will unite the anxiou­s and probin­g Pakist­anis.

November 21, 2013

Living in Denial-istan

All we see is patchw­ork of a respon­se if not paraly­sis, in tackli­ng an advers­ary who grows confid­ent by the day.

July 30, 2013

OBL report: Brave, Bold & Credible

Of the 36 questi­ons raised by the Commis­sion, more than 27 dealt with issues relate­d to securi­ty.

July 14, 2013

Article 6: handle with care

The challe­nge is to turn this legall­y correc­t move of invoki­ng articl­e 6 agains­t Mushar­raf into a wise one.

June 30, 2013

Pakistan has chosen wisely

We can now genuin­ely say, Pakist­an is no more at the crossr­oads. We have chosen a path toward­s rule of law.

June 15, 2013