What is the PML-N if not a party of bored, semi-talented men with small ambitions and big wallets?
Politics — throw it all together — is going through something different.
He’s what Pakistan needs, he’s what Pakistan wants and he’s what Pakistan’s got.
You can even imagine that the bigger and mightier India gets someone here will be thinking...
Pakistan is broken, but it isn’t broken enough to incentivise anyone in power to really fix anything.
Goodbye, crazed, destructive Imran of last August and hello, chastened, reasonable Imran of today?
Much of what was done — or attempted — post-Jan 2002 is being repeated.
Even though Nawaz has lost the meta game, it’s still looking good for him on the civilian side of things.
Peshawar didn’t invent this: Peshawar gave them the excuse.
Why would a civilian government manifestly undermine itself, civilians and democratic structures in response to
The political and military leadership knows it can happen again. It knows it can’t stop it from happening again.
Where does Peshawar – and Pakistan itself – go from here? In Peshawar, few appeared to have answers,
When Imran climbs down, the N-League moves in for the kill, triggering a re-reaction from Imran.
Boy, is it good to be the boys again. Raheel goes to the US and it’s the greatest thing ever.
The PTI is hostage to its leader’s ambition; the PML-N is hostage to its leadership’s fears.
There is no explanation given for why the majority judges thought it would be unjust to order a reinvestigation.
Imran may be the greatest gift the PML-N has ever received — once it became clear Raheel wasn’t going to take over.
Blasphemy victims are disproportionately the marginalised: often poor, mostly the wrong denomination and always...
So well known and popular in Pakistani circles is Ms Raphel, a retired US diplomat who was an adviser on Pakistan.
When politicians argue over the minutiae of the law, you can bet what they’re really squabbling about is politics.