Dawn News

Abbas Nasir

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

Can we bell the cat?

If members of the peaceful Ismaili community can be targeted, just imagine what fate awaits those more defiant of the Published May 16, 2015 12:55am

Spirit of the arts lobby

The defiant participants were forced to gather in KU’s arts lobby after having been locked out of the auditorium by the Published May 09, 2015 01:42am

Waiting for a miracle

That our land of the pure has been transformed into an endless killing field is excruciating. Published May 02, 2015 01:27am

By-poll: a happy augury?

A party with a big support base need only concern itself with electoral politics. Published Apr 25, 2015 04:41am

MQM: a cycle of peaks & troughs

There can be no doubt that the party has fallen on hard times of late and any muck thrown its way seems to stick ... Published Apr 18, 2015 12:50am

How Pakistan is ‘maligned’

Whether Mama Qadeer is a separatist or a diehard patriot is beside the point. What is undeniable is that he has a right Published Apr 11, 2015 12:54am

Another moment of truth

We won’t have to wait very long to know whether Pakistan, said to be beholden economically to the Saudis, has allowed Published Apr 04, 2015 03:11am

One sane course

Defence Minister Khawaja Asif’s clarification was as clear as any could have been. Published Mar 28, 2015 12:42am