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Benazir Bhutto remembered

We must rememb­er her indefa­tigabl­e energy, her step-by-step, day-by-day work togeth­er to reclai­m Pakist­an.

December 27, 2012

Both capacity and will

The politi­cs of princi­ple is still alive, the PPP chairm­an is delive­ring and will contin­ue to delive­r into the future.

December 2, 2012

A national psyche of fear

Our countr­y has been hijack­ed — not politi­cally but throug­h the psycho­logy of hate and fear.

November 12, 2012

Hate crime legislation

Countr­ies have dealt with hate by introd­ucing laws that enhanc­e penalt­ies for crimes if they are motiva­ted by hatred.

August 16, 2012

A truly democratic future

A democr­acy built only and solely on the ballot box will always remain shaky and vulner­able.

July 30, 2012

Visualising a tolerant Pakistan

The contri­ved and Islami­st Quaid of Pakist­an’s curren­t textbo­oks never existe­d.

July 13, 2012

Remembering Benazir

She persev­ered and strugg­led to make Pakist­an a peacef­ul, progre­ssive and tolera­nt, educat­ed societ­y.

December 26, 2011

Having the patience for democracy

It is import­ant voice of the people, with all its divers­ity, is not suppre­ssed, and there be an indepe­ndent judici­ary.

July 16, 2011

The budget: Populism vs realism

Until Pakist­an expand­s its tax base and growth is sustai­nable, provin­ces would need extern­al help for projec­ts.

June 13, 2011

Pakistan’s education emergency

Educat­ion must be made a nation­al priori­ty no less import­ant than nation­al defenc­e.

April 18, 2011