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Recrafting and Redrafting leadership

Foxy, wily and cunning. These are the sought after, admired, applauded, garlanded, aspired qualities to be a “role model” leader in Pakistan. Aside from these attractive values and traits there…

Leadership matters

Higher education around the world is evolving fast. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has become the key factor in accelerating the pace of its transformation. The rapid evolution triggered by the…

Poverty of political discourse

IN Pakistan’s deeply polarised and fraught environment the tone and content of political discourse has plunged to a level not witnessed before. Political conduct may not have been polite in…

Leaders’ legacy

TRANSFORMATIVE leaders positively change a state’s direction. They induce big changes in political, economic and social institutions and policies whose influence lasts for decades to give major progress. Lincoln, Mahathir…

Abuse as political weapon

Our society has never been quite free of the penchant to abuse but, of late, one has witnessed a phenomenal increase in this indulgence, particularly in the domain of politics.…

Imposing leadership

Since the creation of Pakistan, artificial leadership has been imposed on its people, which has not only undermined the federation but also damaged the social fabric of the country. This…

Season of political challenges

PRIME MINISTER Imran Khan was compelled to seek a vote of confidence from the National Assembly following the defeat of his finance minister in the Senate election. He has now secured this…