Huma Yusuf

One-sided picture

A new narrative sets up the military as our only hope. Updated Nov 24, 2014 09:16am

The Chinese ‘cure’

Pakistan’s ties with China have long been an easy ego boost. Updated Nov 10, 2014 09:48am

Tense border ties

This year has seen many setbacks in Pak-Iran relations. Published Oct 27, 2014 01:59am

A mixed equation

There are conflicting responses to the ‘arch rival’ in India and Pakistan. Published Oct 13, 2014 01:24am

The scourge within

Sectarianism is Pakistan’s greatest security and societal challenge. Updated Sep 15, 2014 06:19am

Targeting journalists

In Balochistan, even a benign approach to journalism can prove fatal. Published Sep 01, 2014 05:55am

Not too big to fail

The default mode of our leaders is to act now, think later. Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:37am

The LeT threat

Focusing on LeT is not merely a savvy PR move by the US. Published Aug 04, 2014 05:59am

A lost generation

Concerns about young IDPs are tied to fears of their being radicalised. Published Jul 21, 2014 12:07am

The persecuted

IF nothing else has made Pakistanis awake to their country’s serious predicament, perhaps this will: a country ... Published Jul 07, 2014 01:15am

The real victims

The poor are among the worst-affected by terrorism. Published Jun 23, 2014 01:24am

The wrong focus

NARENDRA Modi’s recent victory in India was termed by some as a blow to the country’s democracy. The strong... Updated Jun 09, 2014 11:11pm

The impact on education

Closure of schools in Panjgur will give more room to madressahs. Published May 26, 2014 07:08am

Justice: a lost cause

In Pakistan today, vigilante justice passes for law. Published May 12, 2014 07:40am

Sectarian monster

With each attack we think we’ve seen the worst but we haven’t. Published Apr 28, 2014 06:12am

The dominant actor

By decrying terrorism, TTP has tried to legitimise itself. Published Apr 14, 2014 07:42am

A bumpy ride ahead

Pakistanis will continue to distrust Modi. Published Mar 31, 2014 08:02am

Beyond clichés

PAKISTAN’S doublespeak on security policies is notorious throughout the world. Last week, the government extended... Published Mar 17, 2014 07:24am

Dangerous liaisons

LAST week, the Foreign Office spokesperson caused a stir by questioning the intelligence of legislators critical of... Published Mar 03, 2014 07:05am

Delayed yet again

LAST week, the government shelved plans to conduct the long overdue sixth national census. The decision was made to... Published Feb 17, 2014 07:23am