Alas, we have done so. Kept snakes in our backyard. And now they are attacking us.
When we aren’t cognisant, look what happens. Horrors are visited and our children are targeted and slaughtered.
We have been too scared or too conveniently indifferent to a snowballing ideology of toxic hate, of murder and mayhem.
The military leadership seems to be ahead of anyone else in the game.
Any selective implementation of the law will be frowned upon and water down the credibility of the state.
NAP seems like a sensible document. The only reservation is that it calls for the setting up of military courts.
For far too long, we as individuals have learned to find comfort and solace in muted protest.
An indication of change will be visible if Pakistan facilitates contacts between Kabul and the Afghan Taliban.
Rather than play on the front foot, the PPP has left the ground wide open for the PTI to slam PML-N.
The episode of the madressah girls speaks volumes for state failure at multiple levels.
The government, army and opposition must be on the same page if Pakistan is to survive as a viable entity.
If Pakistan is to defeat terrorism, there are multiple fronts the civilian leaders have to deliver on.
Why should we be surprised that a Christian couple was mobbed, beaten and when nearly half-dead pushed...
When governance is in a shambles, one would have expected the opposition to hold the government to account.
Perish the thought that anybody will ever be held responsible for the disaster that has made the country ungovernable.
How can one be hopeful when for many young male Malala-haters it appears but a short hop to embracing IS-type ideology?
Every Mehrin Kauser, like every Malala Yousafzai, is a living testament to the failure of terrorism to break the...
We feel no need to reflect on what our individual contribution is towards the mess we are in today.
The most interesting choice and the one which will generate most speculation is that of Lt-Gen Rizwan Akhtar.
Whether it is Balochistan or Karachi or any other part of Pakistan, religious extremism and intolerance are now posing