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View Point: Clueless In Islamabad?

View Point: Clueless in Islamabad?

The Supreme Court bench hearing the case of Quetta Hazaras' killings asked the government the simple but important question: What're you doing to stop the killing of Hazara people? Irrespective…

The Real Tragedy

The real tragedy

The Finance Division has released its "Year Book 2011-12" which, besides citing heavy line losses, incomplete corporatisation, weak governance, costly fuel mix, and delays in bill payments, points to partial…

Global Offshore Money Maze

Global offshore money maze

All responsible governments in recent years have shown commitment to retrieving looted money by their citizens, but in Pakistan the PPP-led government during its five-year-tenure (2008-2013) acted as the main…

Biogas Potential In Pakistan

Biogas potential in Pakistan

For the last five years, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MPNR) has been trying to implement a LNG project of a rather small capacity of 400 Billion Cubic Feet…

A flawed narrative

THE excerpt from Mark Mazzetti’s new book, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth, published last week by…

The PLO’s Dangerous Rhetoric

The PLO’s dangerous rhetoric

Hailed as one of the best spokespersons for Palestine, veteran diplomat Afif Safieh impressed many during his four-city tour in Canada, earlier this year. Safieh – the author of The…

Five Long Years

Five long years

I have been writing on economic issues for almost four years. In each article, the growing weaknesses of Pakistan’s economy and policy inaction have been identified and suggestions made to…