The PPP’s response to the PIA debacle has been predictable — and you know the fire and brimstone is linked to the ...
Kayani's extension defined him – but it also constrained him. Raheel has to know that.
Who in this world really believes that Afghanistan will ever be stable? Now or possibly ever?
What happens later, happens later; for now, all that matters is that we didn’t have to seem defiant.
After all, every good citizen loves a good jihadi. New friends could be regaled with wondrous stories in the corner
Stable economy, internal security — Pakistan was looking good again. And suddenly Nawaz was everywhere again.
In the ugly parlance of dialogue, the low-hanging fruit can’t be plucked by wattage and theatre alone.
There’s something odd about the smartest militants — they are horrifically violent. It’s where their cleverness comes
Modi changed his mind, we’re told. Fine. But who changed ours?
The communal tensions across the border is likely stoking jihadi flames.
If you could dream of a partner, there isn’t one better — with more advantage and less cost to yourself — than the
It’s like the Americans are trying to say, look, we have business to do and we’ll do that business with you, but we
Raheel is experienced enough now.He knows that you can’t just order things to be fixed. That’s not how things work here.
Neither pandering to the right-wing nor helping out the left — that’s pretty much new Nawaz on social issues.
The secret of the 18th Amendment is that it’s exposed the politicians even more.
An immediate and strong governmental denial is usually a sign that something is afoot.
The real problem is on the Pakistani side. Because it is a security relationship and it is a relationship with the
By now, here in 2015, it’s become fairly obvious: the PML-N is about as rubbish at governing as the PPP was.
There’s Nawaz, as epitomised by Ufa. There’s the FO, with its four points at the UNGA. And then there’s the boys
It’s easy to forget that we’ve seen all of this before.