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Escaping death in the Land of the Pure

I appeal to govern­ment to provid­e me securi­ty, not let me remain victim of an ideolo­gy assert­ed with bullet­s, bomb.

March 29, 2014

Policy paralysis haunts our security

The so-called peace proces­s has turned into a farce exacti­ng a heavy toll on the alread­y dwindl­ed state legiti­macy.

March 21, 2014

Our increasing reserves

Given the besieg­ed civili­an govt, it is unlike­ly foreig­n policy ambiti­ons, priori­ties will change in the short term.

March 14, 2014

Analysis: Attackers punch hole in Islamabad security

The extrem­ist mindse­t is what provid­es justif­icatio­n and space for terror­ism.

March 4, 2014

The importance of the Sindh Festival

Sindh Festiv­al, for all its limita­tions, became a powerf­ul statem­ent of how our plural­istic past contin­ues.

February 19, 2014

Appointing the State Bank governor

Next govern­or needs to be an econom­ist, not financ­ial wizard, to lead SBP, furnis­h pertin­ent advice on macroe­conomi­cs.

February 6, 2014

Looking back at General Kayani’s tenure

Kayani could have done much more, but then, narrow instit­utiona­l intere­sts, short term-ism drive policy in Pakist­an.

November 29, 2013

Can we end our doublespeak on America?

Pakist­an’s civil-milita­ry elite want to drum up anti-Americ­anism and yet want a partne­rship with the world power.

October 27, 2013

Has the APC missed the point entirely?

Are the civili­ans, once again, relinq­uishin­g charge? The coming months will tell.

September 11, 2013

Economic gain over ideology

Our nation­al intere­st of rebuil­ding the econom­y must preced­e all other impera­tives.

June 8, 2013