Tariq Khosa

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

Inaction plan

The snake-pit of militancy needs to be cleared. Published May 28, 2015 01:09am

‘Good morning’

One hopes the present FIA command will withstand interference in their lawful duties by the government. Published May 19, 2015 03:32am

Solving murder mysteries

The hackneyed ploy of blaming a ‘foreign hand’ reflects a tendency to shift the blame. Published May 05, 2015 05:07am

Courage to say no

Nekokara’s dismissal has created despondency amongst the police. Published Apr 12, 2015 01:42am

Grapes of wrath

The long-term issue is that of social justice. Published Feb 24, 2015 01:37am

Destroying the snake-pit

The war is not confined to Fata. It must also be fought in our urban and rural areas. Published Jan 16, 2015 06:29am

The general’s pledge

Instead of denials and blame games, we should set our house in order. Updated Dec 01, 2014 09:48am