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Sharif wins Round 1 as Imran trails: What next?

The whole damn episode, instead of bringing him down, may have bullet-proofed him electorally.

24 Apr 2017 1:18 AM

The State is complicit in mob justice

Qadri as a symbol is doubly dangerous because, like in Mardan, the guilt or innocence of the victim doesn’t matter.

17 Apr 2017 3:57 AM

Will Imran as next PM really help the generals?

The problem those few short years ago was that the PPP had taken itself out of the running.

10 Apr 2017 12:52 AM

Gen. Bajwa meets Imran, and crosses a political line

Bajwa surrogates have been insisting that a resetting of frayed ties with Saudi Arabia and the UAE has been down to the new boss.

03 Apr 2017 2:13 AM

Pak-US ties: Old wounds, new history

If you hate Mr Zardari, you believe he’ll do anything for money and is motivated by nothing else.

27 Mar 2017 2:33 AM


Citizens’ rights vs State: The Internet is a battleground

The misuse of religion for political ends can now be called out.

20 Mar 2017 2:12 AM

Panama time for Nawaz and family

Nawaz may have had his reasons and may even have been right.

14 Mar 2017 1:37 AM

A return to confusion

Zarb-i-Azb was a transition from pure counterinsurgency to more complicated counterterrorism.

27 Feb 2017 5:33 AM

US silliness can have a damaging effect on Pak

In faraway DC and nearby Kabul, the temptation to knock Pakistan around for perceived misbehaviour is mostly irresistible.

13 Feb 2017 2:26 AM

How the ‘good’ jihadis pose a bigger risk in the long term

Bad strategy, low survivability and no utility made the bad jihadis the obvious candidates for an early demise.

06 Feb 2017 5:59 AM


Revenge of the State: People may have to pay

In rough terms, poor economic choices and bad policies between 2004 and 2013 drove the country into deep macroeconomic destabilisation.

16 Jan 2017 2:01 AM

‘Foreign hand’ and the role of Raheel

There was even wild, woolly talk of finally getting the Iran-Pakistan pipeline moving.

09 Jan 2017 4:18 AM

Seven things that can go wrong for Nawaz in 2017

Corruption has a funny way of striking where few anticipate. Pakistan is ripe for an epic scandal.

02 Jan 2017 12:55 AM

Scandal: It may drive Pak change

The new chief sullied before he can settle in; a DGI tainted by association, attacked before he’s spent a day in Aabpara.

19 Dec 2016 12:48 AM

Pak enters the ‘Children of Zia’ era

Successive chief justices have now left the system arguably worse than what they inherited.

12 Dec 2016 12:42 AM