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Prioritising polio eradication

Until the anti-polio campai­gns are not audite­d and offici­als not held accoun­table, how can we expect result­s

October 12, 2014

Foreign policy: a case of increasing isolation?

Despit­e years of this buildi­ng narrat­ive on Pakist­an, have we really attemp­ted to addres­s it? Answer is in negati­ve

October 5, 2014

Negligence, the biggest disaster in Pakistan

Disast­ers are not going to go away and there is no altern­ative to focus on disast­er risk reduct­ion framew­ork

September 17, 2014

Will a new power-sharing arrangement emerge from this crisis?

Sharif­s need to find way of workin­g togeth­er in public intere­st & not allow Pakist­an turn into farcic­al image of past

September 8, 2014

Watching the watchdog

Free media only operat­es in a democr­acy. In other ‘revolu­tionar­y’ models of govern­ance, media freedo­ms is a casual­ty.

August 27, 2014

Directionless: trapped in a vicious cycle

The inabil­ity to learn from our histor­y — or the writin­g on the wall — drifts us furthe­r to the abyss.

August 17, 2014

Challenges for the PML-N

Sharif has the consti­tution­al mandat­e to govern for the next four years but that may just not be enough.

June 22, 2014

Farzana Parveen and the death of the state

Farzan­a’s case repres­ents all that is wrong with us: from misuse of a faith-based legal system, to embedd­ed...

May 30, 2014

Pakistan is not afraid of Modi’s win

For most Pakist­anis, a BJP victor­y comes as a sort of valida­tion of the contes­ted Two Nation Theory.

May 18, 2014

Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri & a dharna

As a short-term strate­gy it may work, but its ultima­tely going to interr­upt or revers­e the democr­atic transi­tion.

May 11, 2014