Moeed Yusuf

Sour ties with US

Our own sales pitch has contributed negatively to our image. Published Oct 21, 2014 01:38am

A potent message

The Islamists have prevented a united challenge to their narrative. Published Sep 16, 2014 01:03am

Missing rules

Politicians should be aware that people are disillusioned by the system. Published Aug 26, 2014 01:11am

Lost civilian space

Civilian governments do not lord over the entire national pie. Published Aug 05, 2014 06:25am

The blowback debate

THE North Waziristan operation is now a month old. Everything we are made to believe tells us that the operation has... Published Jul 15, 2014 01:04am

Points of contention

PRIME Minister Modi’s election in India has spurred interesting conversations bet­ween Indian and Pakistani... Published Jun 24, 2014 01:17am

Difficult ties

There’s no pressure on Modi to reach out to Pakistan. Published Jun 03, 2014 07:07am

Our internal challenge

Confusion is impeding Pakistan’s counterterrorism efforts. Published May 13, 2014 06:23am

Unlikely role

The state as defender of the media is a laughable proposition. Published Apr 22, 2014 05:58am

Flaws in NISP

NISP is seen as going beyond the interior ministry’s remit. Published Apr 01, 2014 08:01am

The final option

TALKS with the TTP continue to keep Pakistani pundits preoccupied. Even as the government is taking talks forward,... Published Mar 11, 2014 07:41am

Bilawal’s PPP

BILAWAL Bhutto’s political career has been launched in earnest courtesy of the Sindh cultural festival. Some seem... Published Feb 18, 2014 07:22am

Wrong impressions

HAVING worked in the policy arena in the US for some years, I often find myself under the gun about all things... Published Jan 28, 2014 07:39am

More of the same

THE year of transitions in Pakistan is over. We have a new government, new chief justice, and new army leadership.... Published Jan 07, 2014 07:29am

No room for diversity

PAKISTAN has become an excessively bigoted place. We suffer from striking levels of intolerance across ethnicities,... Published Dec 17, 2013 07:23am

Deeper into the quagmire

FORMER President Pervez Musharraf now faces high treason charges. It has been quite a journey for the military man.... Published Nov 25, 2013 07:01am

Not a bad start

PRIME Minister Nawaz Sharif’s three-day trip to Washington concluded last week. Having observed the visit closely,... Published Nov 04, 2013 07:34am

No convergence of interest

PRIME MINISTER Nawaz Sharif arrives in Washington next week to meet President Barack Obama and other senior US... Published Oct 14, 2013 07:27am

Small window of opportunity

PRIME Ministers Nawaz Sharif and Manmohan Singh will likely meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General... Published Sep 23, 2013 07:06am

Performance so far

WHEN the PML-N emerged victorious in the May 2013 elections, there was a general sense that it would be able to... Published Sep 02, 2013 08:11am