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Humanity At Stake In Syria

Humanity at stake in Syria

Wimp. That’s what pundits in the west and Middle East seem to think about President Barack Obama following his ‘flip-flop’ over Syria. Even those opposed to western interference in the…

Changing Fortunes

Changing fortunes

The world is changing or – to borrow the Kaptaan’s phrase – it has changed. In 1990, the US accounted for a quarter of the world’s GDP and China only…

Arab Spring – Muslim Autumn

Arab spring – Muslim autumn

The word 'spring' immediately brings to mind new growth, green trees, flowering plants, lush green lawns and pleasant breeze. Even the birds break out in song. Psychologically, you are on…

Arab Spring – Muslim Autumn

Arab spring – Muslim autumn

The word 'spring' immediately brings to mind new growth, green trees, flowering plants, lush green lawns and pleasant breeze. Even the birds break out in song. Psychologically, you are on…

The Key Challenge

The key challenge

Until last week, some Pakistani economists were opposed to any fresh borrowing from the IMF. Ironically, this lot included some key state office-holders who claimed that Pakistan had sufficient exchange…

How We Survive

How we survive

So many things occur that no reasonable man could have expected. For example, in the not-so-distant past a federal minister claimed that the Baloch people have as much right to…

The Uncertain Adventure That Now Begins

The uncertain adventure that now begins

So most of us got it wrong...I certainly did, expecting an Imran Khan surge that did not come. Just a fortnight before the voting the received wisdom on most pundit…

The Uncertain Adventure That Now Begins

The uncertain adventure that now begins

So most of us got it wrong...I certainly did, expecting an Imran Khan surge that did not come. Just a fortnight before the voting the received wisdom on most pundit…