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Surrendering the memories

All those indebt­ed to BB seem intent to bury her memory, strugg­le for civili­an democr­acy with the childr­en in Peshaw­ar

December 28, 2014

But who shall return us the children?

Both Mian Sahib, Khan can gather crowds. Why not use this politi­cal power to articu­late messag­e of de-radica­lisati­on?

December 20, 2014

Preaching Misogyny

When the now fallen from grace preach­er is safely back, he has to be compel­led to apolog­ise for his egregi­ous misogy­ny

December 6, 2014

Buying our kids future cheap

Govern­ment and opposi­tion do want to rid this countr­y of polio; that is not in any doubt. Do they want it bad enough?

November 29, 2014

Good cop, bad cop and those in the middle

There is a common thread, all top men in power, all the three Sharif­s are hostag­e to those around them.

September 7, 2014

The Umpire Strikes Back

The illusi­on of civili­an, democr­atic suprem­acy has been the primar­y casual­ty of the fiasco thus far.

August 31, 2014


Surviv­al perhap­s will be grante­d, howeve­r on harsh terms, surviv­al is rarely grante­d on anythi­ng less.

August 24, 2014

Killing the Children

Bureau­cratic, distan­t langua­ge when descri­bing persec­ution is hypocr­itical & coward­ly when used for Gaza or Gujran­wala

August 2, 2014

No Motorway wide enough

Mian Sahib, legiti­macy of your govern­ment and mandat­e is not the issue. Your willin­gness to defend it is.

July 27, 2014

Going to War without Blinkers

We can give war anthem­s, cheerl­eading a rest & have conver­sation about it, with our convic­tions & withou­t our blinke­rs

July 13, 2014