A paradigm shift is needed in the state’s perception of Fata.
Impunity is evident in the killing of rational voices.
Using curricula to indoctrinate students is nothing new in Pakistan.
The new Afghan government faces many challenges.
With what magic wand do the sit-in leaders plan to bring change?
Turf and kitty can be a bone of contention among militants.
There is no alternative discourse to counter the militants’ narrative.
Emphasis on English and Urdu has been at the cost of linguistic diversity.
The state can learn a lot from the 2009 Operation Rah-i-Rast.
Militias negate the social contract.
OFFICIAL statistics show that thousands have been internally displaced from North Waziristan in the run-up to...
THROUGH a high-profile attack on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi a few days ago, the terror network in...
A NUMBER of events in the last two weeks in the southern part of Fata and renewed militant attacks in northern Fata...
Islamabad and Kabul can gain from economic cooperation.
A Pakhtun icon has shown an alternative way.
The state has ceded space to the TTP on several levels.
The militant discourse stresses absolutism.
Students must be encouraged to question, think & express.
Afghans and Pakistanis share more than they think.
The ‘good vs bad’ Taliban indicates a confused discourse.