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Afghan election and beyond

IT will indeed be a rare feat for an Afghan ruler to leave office alive and hand over the charge to his elected...

Brave journalists on the frontline

JOURNALISTS have always faced extreme danger in war zones. It’s a risk that comes with the job. ‘Wrong time,...

The siege within

ON his return to London after signing the Munich agreement in September 1938, British prime minister Neville...

Resurgence of Jihad Inc

OUR resurgent jihad factory seems to be working overtime, supplying well-trained and highly motivated fighters for...

What’s the deal?

IT is indeed a very generous ‘gift’ from a friendly Muslim country — $1.5 billion is not a small sum of money...

When killers become ‘patriots’

OUR interior minister epitomises all that is going wrong with the country’s internal security. His histrionics ...

One step forward, two steps back

IT’S back to the negotiating table, predictably, after a burst of punishing air strikes that are said to have...

Hiding behind the army

THERE’S a certain degree of inevitability about the latest military strikes on the militants’ hideouts in North...

End of the charade?

THE gruesome mass execution of the Frontier Corps soldiers that followed the killing of police commandos in Karachi...

From jihad to terrorism

AS he squatted under a TTP banner and toted his Kalashnikov, his face looked familiar, though his beard had grown...

A farce gone too far

NOW that the Taliban too have nominated their representatives for the negotiations, a state of shambles is ...

The return of Masood Azhar

BREAKING his long hibernation, Maulana Masood Azhar, a notorious militant leader in Pakistan, resurfaced last week...

A state of fear

TERRORISM is rule by fear and it is being used by the militants as the most powerful weapon to break the resistance...

Shameful capitulation

HALF the battle was lost long ago when our national leaders embraced the militant narrative and legitimised ...

Hypocrisy: the name of the game

FUMING and frothing they demand Musharraf be made an example of for his act of treason. They give long sermons on ...

Mindless populism

IT has been over four weeks now since the Nato ground supply line through the Torkham border was blocked. The...

Treason: the real test

WHEN a former military ruler is put in the dock for treason in a country which has been under dictatorships for the...

North Waziristan cauldron

IT was not the first time a Pakistani military post was attacked and our soldiers were killed by militants in North...

A right royal mess

IF anything has changed in Nawaz Sharif’s style of governance in his third term in office, surely it is for the...

New power balance

THE months-long suspense was broken last week by the not-so-surprising choice of a dark horse as the country’s new...

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Afghan election and beyond

Education guidelines

The CAR is crashing

An unequal battle

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Life without dignity

One-way ‘talks’

Parveen Rehman case

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