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PM Khan’s 2021 risks and 2022 prospects

Exactly one year ago, I had identified five risks that Prime Minister Imran Khan faced in 2021. Risk 1: A weak and imbalanced economic recovery. Risk 2: System-wide division and…

How PM Khan and PTI win 2023

Prime Minister Imran Khan has a lot more power than his critics may give him credit for, and he has used this power to make five bets that are going…

What will PM Khan’s legacy be?

What is Kaptaan’s legacy going to be? It is a question worth asking as the stars begin to line up for Prime Minister Imran Khan in the third year of…

Can PM Khan survive the PDM?

People don’t want complicated answers. They want simple ones. This is for two reasons. First, complicated answers take time, discipline and patience to process and understand. No one has time,…

Grading PM Khan At The UNGA

Grading PM Khan at the UNGA

Pakistan has a lot less wiggle room than the fancies and fantasies of hyper -nationalists and hawks that seem to think that sabre-rattling is a viable option for Pakistan. But…

PM Khan And The PTI’s Reforms Agenda

PM Khan and the PTI’s reforms agenda

As Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government close out their first year in office, some top-of-mind challenges will be dominating the daily calendar and the headspace of key members…

PM Khan Vs Gen Ziaul Haq

PM Khan vs Gen Ziaul Haq

The big fear in the first half of 2018 was that there would be no election. Somehow, someone, somewhere would find an excuse to delay the election. The conduct of…

PM Khan’s Four Crucial Tests

PM Khan’s four crucial tests

The holy month of Ramazan will begin this year in the first week of May. By the time the moon is sighted, and Pakistanis celebrate chaand raat, this government will…

PM Khan’s Agenda For 2019

PM Khan’s agenda for 2019

The writer is an analyst and commentator. The new government is no longer new. In 2019, Pakistan is scheduled to get a new chief justice and a new army chief,…

How Angry Is PM Khan?

How angry is PM Khan?

Having watched his historic speech about the writ of the state treated like toilet paper by protesters who didn’t like the Supreme Court judgment on the Aasia Bibi case, one…