Contributors

talat.masood

Advance normalisation, not prospects for conflict

Contin­uation of the status quo could lead to a furthe­r deteri­oratio­n of relati­ons betwee­n India and Pakist­an

imtiaz.gul

‘Outrageous’ intelligence deal

Reacti­on ISI-NDS MoU has expose­d Afghan leader­s' deep-rooted dislik­e, if not contem­pt, of Pakist­an

m.ziauddin

Accountants & visionaries

There is no way a securi­ty state would become a social-welfar­e state just by wishin­g it to be so

nasim.zehra

Axact — the new “unbelievable”

It sat unacco­untabl­e in the heart of Karach­i yet no instit­ution was curiou­s about invest­igatin­g Axact's corpor­ate DNA

rasul.bakhsh.rais

Changing course in Afghanistan

Policy of unqual­ified non-interv­ention by Pakist­an and Afghan­istan will help defeat Taliba­n and armed ethnic groups­

zehra.husain

The ideological state

To avoid a repeat of the past, to avoid the emerge­nce of more milita­nts, the presen­t narrat­ive needs to be resist­ed

sahar.bandial

Maternal rights

In a cultur­e that values women in terms of childb­earing, home-making roles, high matern­al mortal­ity appear­s ironic­

khalid.saleem

The Pakistani mango’s odyssey!

Japan’s tradin­g partne­rs in fruit had been using the proces­s succes­sfully for years. Now, it was our turn