Dawn News

Tariq Khosa

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

Dangerous truths

The Quetta killings show how militants can exploit state apathy. Published Oct 28, 2014 06:29am

Civil-military imbalance

The civilian government’s inaction on vital security issues has further compromised its authority. Updated Oct 08, 2014 08:32am

Caught in the crossfire

The police leadership is realising that it must muster the courage to say ‘no’ to illegal demands. Published Sep 22, 2014 01:14am

Follies of a desperate lot

The Model Town killings were the product of an arrogant mindset that unleashed a bloodbath. Published Aug 29, 2014 01:33am

Waging war

Elected representatives have gone too far to accommodate the needs of the security agencies battling the militants. Published Aug 12, 2014 06:11am

Police restructuring

WHAT has been happening in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the law and order front during the last over 10 months has largely... Published Jul 20, 2014 01:14am

A mishandled clash

EVEN as the armed forces launched a crucial operation in North Waziristan, an unnecessary and ill-timed... Published Jun 22, 2014 01:05am

Not the whole truth

The state machinery has fallen prey to the temptation of eliminating the criminal instead of the crime. Published Jun 14, 2014 01:35am

All is not well

GRACE, tolerance, mercy: these words seem to have disappeared from the lexicon of Pakistani polity. Instead,... Published Jun 03, 2014 07:07am

Instant ‘justice’

Politicians obstruct professionalism in police ranks. Published Apr 21, 2014 07:58am