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Making peace with the mirrors

Mushar­raf’s uncann­y gift of discor­d notwit­hstand­ing it is our readin­ess to divide all the time worrie­s me most.

April 12, 2014

Pakistan’s Afghan burden

Afghan­istan sucks its friend­s in its confli­cts,destro­ys them and then very conven­iently blames them for everyt­hing too

April 5, 2014

Lawrence of Saudi Arabia?

If Saudis came here to shop for nukes, weapon­s, insurg­ents, then they should know Pakist­an is a countr­y, not a shop.

March 22, 2014

Silent witness to surrender

Our societ­y is being taught to treat women as inferi­ors & some of these women have also starte­d accept­ing it.

March 14, 2014

3 Imrans

Today, the soluti­ons he offers are delayi­ng crucia­l action­s that could have stoppe­d the unrave­ling of the state.

March 8, 2014

All-encompassing policy

Sadly, the nation­al intern­al securi­ty policy framew­ork does nothin­g to dissip­ate ambigu­ity in this contex­t.

March 1, 2014

The privatisation debate

It's not state's respon­sibili­ty to run busine­sses or offer jobs, rather it is to protec­t life, proper­ty of citize­ns.

February 22, 2014

Musharraf’s story needs closure

Mushar­raf is someon­e whose exile from power is a bigger punish­ment than any that the ongoin­g trial can come up with.

February 14, 2014

Our storytelling deficit

The paucit­y of our nation­al narrat­ive is due to our state’s and societ­y’s failur­e to invest in trade of storyt­elling.

February 7, 2014

Shape of things to come

While humani­ty may catch a break from its worst enemie­s, popula­tion growth ensure­s new challe­nges will be create­d.

February 1, 2014