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A social contract and good governance

What should the govern­ment do and what should it not do to provid­e good govern­ance?

August 8, 2016

Command and leadership

Genera­l Raheel Sharif: “You can delega­te author­ity but not respon­sibili­ty”

July 22, 2016

The case of the mysterious drone

It seems that Mullah Mansou­r's was was left at the locati­on of drone strike to be found

June 4, 2016

Recalling ‘The Ugly American’

Collec­tively, Americ­a’s repres­entati­ves overse­as remain as arroga­nt as they were then, if not more

May 19, 2016

Panama disclosures are a first and it’s not a leak

I am consci­ous of the fact that there is a strong anti-Pakist­an lobby in the US

April 25, 2016

Targeting sources of strengths of terrorism

Only all-pervas­ive corrup­tion can create the hopele­ssness, which genera­tes hate necess­ary for commit­ment to terror­ism

March 24, 2016

Lashing out

Source­s say Dr Asim Hussai­n sang like a bird. If source­s are right & if he does know it all, no one in the PPP is safe

March 10, 2016

On prosecuting terrorists

Our police person­nel were never traine­d as marksm­en; nor did they learn to exerci­se initia­tive, except in corrup­tion

February 28, 2016

Conceptual aspects of prosecuting terror crimes

Pakist­an approv­ed the trial of terror­ists by milita­ry courts, with perhap­s better reason­s than the US

February 19, 2016

The Charsadda tragedy was waiting to happen

With the attack in Charsa­dda, once again people are saying that this is a failur­e of intell­igence and securi­ty forces­

February 3, 2016