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Tariq Khosa

The sacred cows

Pity the nation that has rulers who indulge in self-deception. Published Dec 05, 2016 01:55am

Power of the state

It is only the state machinery that can disrupt the business of the militants, lest they end up unravelling the... Published Oct 03, 2016 07:05am

Taking the reins of leadership

The breed of police commanders who upheld their dignity even at the risk of losing their jobs is now rare. Published Sep 12, 2016 07:01am

Sleeping on the job

The implementation of NAP depends on a unified response from the military and civilian elites. Published Aug 22, 2016 04:30am

Hard talk

The prime minister has frittered away opportunities to build the capacity of civil institutions. Published Jul 02, 2016 06:30am

Justice vs greed

The Sharifs’ offshore holdings are a test case for accountability. Published May 24, 2016 06:36am

Power without principles

Deploying Rangers in Peshawar would be one more step towards militarising the internal security apparatus. Updated Mar 14, 2016 09:42am

Shame indeed

The banned militant outfits in Punjab pose a mortal threat to the state. Published Feb 06, 2016 01:28am

The Balochistan saga

Is the security establishment willing to use ‘soft power’ by co-opting Baloch sub-nationalists? Published Dec 21, 2015 06:54am

The miasma of hate

Sectarian tensions promoted in Jhang in the early ’80s had horrible consequences for the rest of the country. Published Dec 05, 2015 01:57am

Police reforms agenda

The police in Pakistan has mostly been used as an oppressive instrument of the state. Published Nov 10, 2015 07:12am

The golden rule

Even a single individual can make an impact on millions through preaching what he practises. Published Oct 06, 2015 03:11am

Policing challenges & lessons

Policing is all about leadership; it is an officer’s leadership skills that will be tested. Published Sep 07, 2015 01:32am

Mumbai attacks trial

Dealing with the Mumbai mayhem, planned and launched from its soil, requires Pakistan to face the truth, admit mistakes. Updated Aug 03, 2015 09:43am

The Benazir murder mystery

The investigation into Benazir Bhutto’s murder has hinted at a complex web of implication. Published Jul 06, 2015 06:26am

‘Not a perfect world’

When safeguards against corruption are weakened, a culture of sleaze becomes pervasive. Published Jun 15, 2015 03:07am