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Risks rising for the West as Ukraine war drags

Russia’s war against Ukraine appears to be settling into a grinding conflict that could last years and prove increasingly risky for Kyiv’s Western allies, analysts warn. Faltering public patience for…

Food for thought as Pakistan turns 75

Religion is often thought to have been the main impetus behind the creation of Pakistan. The historical evidence militates against such certitude. The demand for Pakistan was intended to get…

PM’s relief package in perspective—I

“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one” — George Washington Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan’s address to the nation on February 28, 2022, was nothing…

Unending servitude

A detailed analysis of International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff report on Pakistan transpires that the lender of last resort is dictating governance and economic policies of Pakistan. This is 22nd…

The govt and the IMF

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin took to twitter to claim victory soon after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Board of Directors approved the release of the…