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Of debacles and more

Barely a month in office the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government appears to lurch from one embarrassment to the next. To be charitable, it is early days and the government seems…

Fidel Castro’s Legacy

Fidel Castro’s legacy

Inevitable as it had begun to appear since his serious illness in 2006 that forced him to relinquish power to his brother Raul, the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel…

Crass diplomacy

THE US struck a poor low in the conduct of diplomatic relations recently. One thought that President Joe Biden would break with his predecessor Donald Trump’s crudeness. Its senior officials…

Pre-poll Violence

Pre-poll violence

Ahead of the general elections on July 25, terrorism has again reared its ugly head in Pakistan, threatening the security of political leaders and the electorate. The fresh wave of…