General Kayani inherited a deeply demoralised force, war-fatigued and overstretched.
Political parties use the most foul-mouthed members to make their case on television.
Opportunity to elect and sack governments through elections will empower people with a sense of ownership.
Due to dysfunctional rating systems, Pakistani television is convinced only US bashing, radical views can sell on air.
The failure of Urdu in India is understandable; ignoring it after decades of investment in Pakistan is criminal.
There are a few critical lessons for us all.
The army is a well-disciplined force which banks on fresh blood to inspire generations of leaders.
When Manmohan Singh and Nawaz Sharif meet on September 29, they should remember they need to do what is right.
At the time of the creation of this nation, religious rhetoric was employed to rationalise its birth.
Syrian situation is just a symptom. The real problem lies with three states - Iran, Saudi Arabia and Israel.