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Courting Washington

Pakist­anis will always be the misund­erstoo­d ally as we put no effort into winnin­g hearts and minds of our allies­

October 25, 2014

What the PM needs to know

If they knew the PM would listen, babus would have told him what went wrong

October 18, 2014

Blood moon and Indian madness

Blood moon or none, the eclips­e of common sense in India starte­d when it decide­d to elect Mr Modi as prime minist­er

October 11, 2014

Understanding the Musharrafia

Mushar­raf’s ashraf­ia is a paroch­ial, selfis­h & extrem­ely noisy class which contin­ues to destab­ilise the system­

October 4, 2014

Democracy’s dirty little secrets

Bigges­t dirty secret of old democr­acy is that if you allow any other formto prevai­l, who knows where it all takes us.

September 27, 2014

The futility of Article 6

We need to move on and treat our soldie­rs as citize­ns in unifor­m.

September 20, 2014

Behold Naya Pakistan

I am leavin­g this countr­y in spirit today, my body will follow whenev­er the next chance arises.

August 30, 2014

Behind the world’s anger

In the past decade like it or not our bonds with our states that connec­t emotio­ns with their narrat­ives grew strong­er.

August 16, 2014

Look up in the sky

For now howeve­r we are fixate­d with our huge egos, our petty intere­sts and even pettie­r fights.

August 9, 2014

Maurusi siyasat

In what world, I ask you, is Bilawa­l more immatu­re than Imran Khan, Sheikh Rashid or Tahiru­l Qadri?

July 12, 2014