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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…

Nawaz’s Afghan Expertise

Nawaz’s Afghan expertise

After the PML-N’s convincing victory in the May 11 elections, the party’s spirited foreign policy expert disclosed to a correspondent that the incoming government would review all agreements with Washington…

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…

Change Of Sorts

Change of sorts

As a Pakistani who exercised his right to change, my gratitude goes to all those who contributed to the successful conduct of Election 2013. To start with, President Zardari should…

Improvement In Ties?

Improvement in ties?

Much has already been made of Nawaz Sharif’s overtures to India during his election campaign. The Indian high commissioner last week called on Sharif at Raiwind to discuss ways in…

Matter Of Principle?

Matter of principle?

For the most part of our history ordinary folk have been suspicious of lawyers and complained about our lack of ethics. No landlord wants a lawyer as a tenant for…

The Magic Of Commitment

The magic of commitment

First, full disclosure: I am a recent member of the PTI and a long time believer that Imran Khan offers not just the best hope, but the only hope, for…

The General’s Speech

The general’s speech

The contents of General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani’s recent speech on the occasion of Youm-e-Shuhada (Martyrs’ Day) aside, it was a sad reminder that this is now a regular event on…

What’s Faith Got To Do With It?

What’s faith got to do with it?

The truth that makes men free is often the truth that men prefer not to hear, said a sage. The initial shock over the two Chechen brothers’ apparent involvement in…