I appeal to government to provide me security, not let me remain victim of an ideology asserted with bullets, bomb.
The so-called peace process has turned into a farce exacting a heavy toll on the already dwindled state legitimacy.
Given the besieged civilian govt, it is unlikely foreign policy ambitions, priorities will change in the short term.
The extremist mindset is what provides justification and space for terrorism.
Sindh Festival, for all its limitations, became a powerful statement of how our pluralistic past continues.
Next governor needs to be an economist, not financial wizard, to lead SBP, furnish pertinent advice on macroeconomics.
Kayani could have done much more, but then, narrow institutional interests, short term-ism drive policy in Pakistan.
Pakistan’s civil-military elite want to drum up anti-Americanism and yet want a partnership with the world power.
Are the civilians, once again, relinquishing charge? The coming months will tell.
Our national interest of rebuilding the economy must precede all other imperatives.
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