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Zahid Hussain

From covert to overt

Brahamdagh’s decision to seek refuge in India has closed all doors for a political solution. Published Sep 21, 2016 01:26am

A dark comedy

In this battle of glibness, democracy suffers as everyone’s patriotism is called into question. Published Sep 07, 2016 12:54pm

Field Marshal Raheel Sharif?

It is most intriguing how the rumour about a mere proposal was circulated and politicised. Published Aug 24, 2016 01:23am

Waking up after a tragedy

The Quetta bombing has brought the military leadership and the government on the same page. Updated Aug 17, 2016 10:04am

Reflecting on the carnage

The presence of all kinds of militant groups makes Balochistan’s terror maze more complex. Updated Aug 10, 2016 06:52am

A quintessential rebel

Few in Pakistani politics could match Mairaj Mohammad Khan in public speaking when he was in his prime. Updated Aug 03, 2016 09:45am

Change of guard in Sindh

Will the new chief minister be allowed to take his own decisions, or will he be a mere figurehead? Published Jul 27, 2016 02:09am

Lessons of a failed coup

The danger of the military striking back has not gone away as Erdogan consolidates his power. Updated Jul 20, 2016 09:00am

Let Edhi be Edhi

The philanthropist would have preferred to have made his last journey on the shoulders of ordinary people. Updated Jul 13, 2016 08:52am

Murder in the name of faith

The profiles of the Dhaka restaurant killers and those involved in Karachi’s Safoora bus carnage are similar. Updated Jul 07, 2016 08:55am

Funding bigotry

The KP government’s funding of a radical seminary raises questions about the PTI’s adherence to NAP. Updated Jun 29, 2016 10:54am

The absentee prime minister

His illness may have given him temporary relief but the prime minister’s problems are far from over. Published Jun 22, 2016 05:21am

Carnage and Trumpism

What is most appalling is that the tragedy in Orlando is being used to generate hatred. Published Jun 15, 2016 04:22am

The great leap forward

China set aside its disputes with other countries in order not to deviate from its main focus on the economy. Published Jun 08, 2016 07:08am

A messy affair

Nawaz Sharif is neither Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto nor Benazir Bhutto, who took a deep interest in global affairs. Published Jun 01, 2016 07:07am

The Taliban tightrope

Mullah Mansour’s death has further exposed the confusion in Pakistan’s Afghan policy. Published May 25, 2016 04:13am

What’s next for Nawaz Sharif?

Political gamesmanship in the National Assembly has further deepened the political crisis. Published May 18, 2016 01:34am

Murders most gruesome

Law-enforcement agencies are not expected to resort to the same methods as criminals and terrorists. Published May 11, 2016 05:07am

Line in the sand

With the Panama scandal still unfolding, one is not sure how far this grouping of disparate political forces can go. Published May 04, 2016 06:10am