It is one thing to draw large crowds at rallies and quite another to sustain the momentum.
Five months after the launch of Zarb-i-Azb the fighting is far from over.
The IS has become a source of inspiration for radical Islamists across the world.
The local government system, and not divisive slogans, should be the MQM’s focus.
Lofty promises appeal to a frustrated populace; the danger is such pledges raise expectations that cannot be fulfilled.
The PPP leadership seems frozen in time, and the party appears to be losing even its traditional support base.
Is the MQM finally losing its unchallenged political supremacy over the country’s biggest city?
Political discord in Afghanistan could make it difficult for promises of aid to materialise.
Mixing cricket with politics has surely not been a good idea.
The so-called Islamic State has links with various TTP factions and other Pakistani militant groups.
The centre of gravity of political power is being shifted to GHQ.
It is now a game of nerves and a battle of marches as the prime minister’s supporters too are taking to the streets.
The support of parliament is still the biggest strength for the prime minister provided he wakes up from his slumber.
Will the prime minister sail through the storm or be swept away by the tide?
An absentee prime minister and a sulking interior minister do not evoke much public faith.
As a leader, the absent Nawaz Sharif is expected to focus on the job for which he was elected.
Musharraf failed to realise the shifting power matrix that came with the shedding of his uniform and the 2008 elections.
The goal of ISIS is to extend its rule over the entire Muslim world.
Cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan is imperative for the success of the North Waziristan operation.
One wonders if Qadri is just a maverick or a cog in a wider power play.