For it to secure peace in Balochistan, Karachi and Fata, Pakistani state will have to set the rules and abide by them.
What is ultimately important is not the evolution — or lack thereof — of single person, but broader impact on country.
Even the so-called ‘good Taliban’ is willing to let children become crippled as a result of the polio virus.
With the apparent end of the Kayani era, this is now Mr Sharif’s war.
The pro-war camp has yet to recognise how much state violence fuels the narrative of the TTP and its supporters.
Shackled by predatory actors thriving on conflict, Prime Minister cannot impose a political solution in Karachi.
Nawaz needs the public’s support to move forward. To succeed, he cannot be a missing person. He must be seen.
The young woman’s attempt to be many things to many people is no easy feat.
The fact that Nawaz has yet to convene the DCC is disappointing.
Political consent is best represented through the ballot box. Egypt cannot be ruled by “referenda” in Tahrir.
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