Babar Sattar

Bad faith negotiations?

With goals carved in stone, where is the room for a negotiated settlement? Updated Dec 15, 2014 05:39am

Introspection everyone?

Certain aspects of Imran Khan’s behaviour and policies would give even his well-wishers the jitters. Updated Dec 08, 2014 10:33pm

Muckraking as accountability

For the weak, in the case of loss of reputation due to malicious charges, losses lie where they fall. Updated Nov 24, 2014 09:13am

Is this ship sinking?

How do you correct a wrong without first acknowledging it? Updated Nov 10, 2014 09:20am

Still above the law?

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf continues to portray a sense of entitlement to be treated preferentially. Updated Nov 03, 2014 10:21am

PTI’s means vs ends

Notwithstanding Imran Khan’s resolve, attracting massive crowds will not force Nawaz Sharif out. Published Oct 27, 2014 01:59am

Changing political landscape

The Multan by-poll’s message is only indirectly for the PML-N and essentially for the PPP in Punjab. Published Oct 20, 2014 12:33am

Need for new survival kit

Nawaz Sharif comes across as a distant potentate who can’t be bothered to fight for anything. Published Oct 13, 2014 01:24am

A mindset frozen in time

Nawaz Sharif doesn’t seem to understand the sentiment that the PTI is riding on. Updated Oct 06, 2014 09:05pm

Our civil-military muddle

Our polity continues to function on the premise that the military sits atop the food chain. Updated Sep 29, 2014 10:03am

Dangerous contradictions

The PTI’s conduct raises serious concerns about its commitment to our constitutional order. Updated Sep 22, 2014 12:28pm

Back from the precipice

Imran Khan could still walk away from D-chowk politically much stronger than when he arrived. Updated Sep 15, 2014 06:18am

A new regime change model?

The problem with a new khaki-backed regime change model is that it regurgitates a failed idea. Updated Sep 08, 2014 09:52am

An obituary of change

Who wins, who loses? Infighting politicos stand discredited and the khakis empowered. Published Sep 01, 2014 05:55am

The mask of anarchy

Is the PTI fighting for a goal larger than the political aggrandisement of Imran Khan? Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:34am

Revolutionary expediency?

Is the primary aim of Imran Khan’s politics now to hanker after power like his competitors? Updated Aug 11, 2014 01:09am

Return of the gamekeeper

The problem with the politics of survival is that it sounds the death knell of governance and reform. Published Aug 04, 2014 05:59am