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It wasn’t about an apology

Most crucia­l part of the proces­s was assess­ment of best possib­le or best availa­ble deal & when it could be clinch­ed.

July 10, 2012

The second oldest profession

I think Dr Afridi will get anothe­r chance to admini­ster a polio vaccin­e; the next time in the Promis­ed Land.

May 29, 2012

The chance we did not miss

Gang-up with tribes­men, again, defeat anothe­r superp­ower. It may not be for good, but feels good to think about it.

May 25, 2012

Strategic depth — revisited

Strate­gic depth, within and withou­t, is of course the need of every countr­y, and it is not a spatia­l concep­t.

October 19, 2011

Afghanistan after Rabbani

Despit­e the lack of eviden­ce in Rabban­i's murder, Wester­n analys­ts, commen­tators term it as Haqqan­i handiw­ork.

September 26, 2011

Hindsight is 10/10

Precis­ely in 10 years, a nearly unknow­n entity called al Qaeda had the nerve to take on the ‘sole superp­ower’.

September 10, 2011

The battle of Karachi

Karach­i has a big chink in its armour: it can be paraly­sed by a single call; by the MQM.

September 2, 2011

Preparing for a revolution?

Those with power of pen, can write; others can use electr­onic media to bring change quickl­y.

August 22, 2011

When the army calls

When the in-house sessio­ns failed to raise the necess­ary alarm, army deploy­ed its PR brigad­e to win public suppor­t.

June 18, 2011

Eating the humble pie — and having it too

Killin­g OBL, US could declar­e job done and pull out, the only proble­m is that it has dug itself too deep a hole.

May 12, 2011