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Khan’s strategy

The recent political manoeuvrings of Imran Khan have created an impression that he is a true Machiavellian. In his recent speech at a public gathering in Lahore, he again tried…

Shaken and stirred by Imran Khan

Three things have happened in the last ten days that have put Pakistan even more firmly on a default trajectory than it was on before. First, China has injected a…

Has Imran Khan shot his bolt?

Imran Khan finally announced the date for the dissolution of the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial Assemblies on December 17, 2022, after having threatened it for weeks. The date set…

PML-N versus PML-N

The markedly different perceptions of the state of the Pakistan economy today between PML-N’s stopgap finance Minister Miftah Ismail (stopgap as his appointment both times was subject to Ishaq Dar’s…

Khan’s contradictions

Former prime minister Imran Khan’s recent revelations that he no longer intends to criticize the US for its alleged role in his ouster from power may have surprised Western political…

Remembering Aga Khan III

The year 1911 is not a distant past in the history of the subcontinent; Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah, Aga Khan III, in his inaugural address to the Muslim Educational Conference,…

Imran Khan’s big win

The Imran Khan faithful had anointed the byelections held on Sunday, October 16 as a referendum. In the end, like everything else this year, the debate really isn’t whether the…