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.
It’s not that Nawaz has done anything fundamentally wrong on the governance front; it’s that he’s done few things right.
As with everything politics, there is a good way of going about things and a bad way.
Malala simplifies it. You listen to her and you immediately figure out what she’s saying is a very good idea.
The new protester, who last year was a last-minute voter or didn’t get around to voting at all, is angry about May 2013.
The militant complex is so ubiquitous now that few even recognise it as an aberration.