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Reset to client status?

All the euphoria in Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) circles after Imran Khan's recent visit to the US may prove premature, misplaced over-optimism, and failure to discern the true meaning or essence…

The winter of Discontent

The incoming winter of 2019 may be heading towards a winter of discontent as opposed to the winter of 2018 when expectations with respect to the newly-installed Khan administration were…

And miles to go…

The terrorist attack in D I Khan on July 21, 2019 reinforces this writer's repeated cautions since the military campaigns against terrorist groups in erstwhile FATA in 2016 that the…

Institution vs the individual

ALMOST everybody you talk to in Pakistan laments the decrepit state of our ‘institutions’ and attributes most of the ills of the country over 70-plus years to the neglect and…

Reset to client status?

All the euphoria in Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) circles after Imran Khan's recent visit to the US may prove premature, misplaced over-optimism, and failure to discern the true meaning or essence…

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…

Civil-military power matrix

SECURITY briefings for a newly elected prime minister may not be unprecedented, but the excitement over Imran Khan’s intensive parleys at GHQ and the ISI headquarters certainly are. Our hyper-animated…

Islamabad needs special care

(A human settlement is completed in countless phases) — An old gem of folk wisdom NOT many tears were shed at the abolition of the Capital Affairs Division (CAD) of…