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View Point: Azadi March: Where Will It End?

View Point: Azadi march: where will it end?

If Nawaz Sharif seemed to have learnt from his past mistakes, not anymore considering how he has responded to the first major political challenge thrown his way by the PTI.…

View Point: Troubling Times

View Point: Troubling times

The events of the last nearly three weeks that shook this nation to the core are nearing end. So far, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has emerged victorious. He is to…

Gaza Faces Sisyphean Task Of Reconstruction

Gaza faces Sisyphean task of reconstruction

With thousands of homes reduced to rubble and its infrastructure in ruins, Gaza's reconstruction will cost billions and require at least an easing of Israel's blockade to allow in building…

Israel: The Devil’s Workshop?

Israel: the devil’s workshop?

While Israel destroys Gaza, all you hear about are "humanitarian windows" (temporary cease-fires brokered by the UN and so-called "pacifist" states). All these "windows" closed earlier than promised - duration…

Khaled’s Miscalculation

Khaled’s miscalculation

Issues evolve. That's how life and time move along. So instead of wallowing in the muddy past, one must trudge onwards, albeit with a clear understanding of how one got…

Victory For None,loss For All

Victory for none,loss for all

The latest chapter of the never ending war in Gaza is at a close. And while the world debates the precise reasons for which the war was launched, those who…

Law Of Unintended Consequences

Law of unintended consequences

The criticism of rabble-rousers aimed at our dysfunctional state and the pigheaded PML-N government is not disagreeable. It is their anarchic solutions that are problematic. You can’t expect anything better…

Viewpoint: Blair’s ‘essential Battle’

Viewpoint: Blair’s ‘essential battle’

Tony Blair delivered a keynote speech last week at Bloomberg London on "Middle East Matters", arguing for continuation of interventionist policy in the Middle East and beyond to thwart the…