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The best decision

Arguably, the fundamental quality of a leader is his ability to take a decision; in fact, that is what makes a leader since contrarily most of us prefer to avoid…

The Business Of Rainmaking

The business of rainmaking

A recent meeting of the provincial cabinet in Balochistan ended with the decision to use artificial rain technology in the province. Balochistan, which is the largest province of Pakistan by…

Data-driven Decisions

Data-driven decisions

Data-driven decision-making has increasingly gained more value over the past years, primarily because of the proliferation of ICT-based technologies and services, which has make it convenient to collect large and…

The Making Of A Political Heiress

The making of a political heiress

Maryam Nawaz was formally launched into politics on September 17, 2017, the day of the by-election for a National Assembly seat vacated by her father, Nawaz Sharif, after being disqualified…

Making A Habit Of Follies

Making a habit of follies

Undoubtedly the capture of Liaquat Ali aka Ehsanullah Ehsan was good, in fact great, news. So why then are we in the process of making a hash of it? There…

Harsh Decision

Harsh decision

I fear that I may no longer look forward to a future in the United States, my home and the only country I have ever known. I immigrated to the…

Making change happen in Sindh

For staunch supporters of democracy, the last eight-year period in Sindh has proven to be the most vexing of cases. It has officially become the Pakistani equivalent of “but Hitler…

Making Democracy Work

Making democracy work

Today, we hear increasingly about a crisis of confidence in governments. While the pace of history accelerates, democratic governments often find themselves in a deadlock. Scholars now consider a growing…

Making Sense Of Donald

Making sense of Donald

I never thought I would pen two consecutive pieces on Donald Trump, but this one is inspired more by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria’s incessant efforts at trying to place…

Jihadists Mobilise In Syria As Peacemaking Unravels

Jihadists mobilise in Syria as peacemaking unravels

Jihadi militants in Syria including al Qaeda are mobilising again for all-out war against President Bashar al-Assad, taking advantage of the collapse of peace talks to eclipse nationalist rival insurgents…