Dawn News

Abbas Nasir

Best course forward

With a political party such as the MQM, the psy-war element has proved far more complicated. Published Oct 03, 2015 01:32am

An insidious agenda

History is replete with instances where sycophants can do the sort of debilitating damage to a leader that his or her Updated Sep 19, 2015 09:16am

Why beatify some?

All the media needs to do to serve society and fulfil its role is to have an unflinching commitment to the truth Published Sep 12, 2015 01:12am

A tragic abdication

Media as an opinion-maker is a term one has often heard. However, a reputable journalist has coined the term Published Sep 05, 2015 01:50am

A welcome thaw

Brahmdagh Bugti is seen as a man whose word, as a major leader, has counted a lot in the battle for Baloch rights. Published Aug 29, 2015 01:33am

A fate foretold

The sort of jihad Hameed Gul stood for discredited the Kashmiri liberation movement and led to death and destruction for Updated Aug 22, 2015 05:17pm

What links Kasur, Karachi?

Politicians present themselves not just as a soft but an inviting target. Published Aug 15, 2015 02:20am

No more martyrs, please

It is time for the MQM’s London-based leader to understand what the winds of change blowing across the country mean. Updated Aug 08, 2015 08:44am

An eloquent image

Does Malik Ishaq’s killing indicate the final act of abandonment of the ‘good Taliban, bad Taliban’ policy? Published Aug 01, 2015 01:27am

Skewed coverage or reality?

Troops in full battle gear against lush mountain background make for fantastic TV images. Published Jul 25, 2015 02:20am

Eid Mubarak

One point of view is that sane journalism creates its own audience and it is up to the media practitioners to ensure... Published Jul 18, 2015 12:40am

Some 7/7 thoughts

In an environment where ‘moderate’ Muslim community leaders have been marginalised, the future doesn’t look rosy. Published Jul 11, 2015 02:03am

Telling London heat

The heat some Karachi-origin political figures have been facing in London appears to be unprecedented. Updated Jul 04, 2015 11:09am

Cause and effect

Turmoil in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria has displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Published Jun 27, 2015 01:04am

Only way forward

Pakistan’s fight against extremism was always going to be uphill, Published Jun 13, 2015 02:08am

Of greed insatiable

The threats to Perween Rahman’s family to withdraw the murder case are being attributed to unnamed police officers. Published Jun 06, 2015 01:34am

More than lines on a map

Beijing would not have agreed to invest so many millions in the CPEC had it not expected a hearty return. For this, Published May 30, 2015 01:49am

More ominous signs

Radicalism in Pakistan and elsewhere in the Muslim world isn’t necessarily a function of deprivation and poverty alone. Updated May 23, 2015 10:09am