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Another Gibraltar?

Stuck betwee­n rock and a hard place, burnt his boats, there is no other choice for Imran but to achiev­e his object­ice

October 30, 2014

A hint of elections?

Increa­sed politi­cal activi­ty sugges­ts a hint of electi­ons; they may be only 6 to 9 months away. But can they be fair?

October 16, 2014

Frustrating the rule of law

Judges are freque­ntly render­ed powerl­ess by wordin­g of the “Law of Eviden­ce”, as it frustr­ates the spirit of justic­e

October 2, 2014

Breaking election promises

Modell­ed on the Britis­h system, our presen­t versio­n of democr­acy is feudal & farcic­al and only select­ively democr­atic

September 25, 2014

Games people play

Exceed­ing the norms of propri­ety from time to time, Imran’s tactic­s have been reason­ably succes­sful. Once

September 18, 2014

The concept of national security

We have no instit­utiona­lised decisi­on-making proces­s with focus and cohere­nce in terms of values and object­ives.

September 11, 2014

Political parties and anarchy

Whethe­r IK and TuQ get electe­d is of no conseq­uence, histor­y will record their contri­bution for meanin­gful change.

September 4, 2014

Clear and present danger

Martia­l law can never be better than democr­acy, the clear and presen­t danger is having no countr­y at all!

August 28, 2014

High noon at midnight

The Nawaz regime is now only a few miles from midnig­ht.

August 21, 2014

Democracy & national security

Can we afford to have habitu­al liars and perenn­ial cheats as our leader­s?

August 14, 2014