Whatever the outcome of the by-election, the MQM appears to be on the back foot.
Nawaz Sharif's reluctance to appoint a full-time foreign minister is most intriguing.
The lack of a clear policy has placed Pakistan in an awkward diplomatic tangle.
Many party insiders admit the family differences may keep the young Bhutto out of active politics for quite some time.
Any decision to take sides in the Yemen conflict will have disastrous consequences for Pakistan.
The realignment of forces has produced strange bedfellows, underscoring the region’s complexity.
Prisoners on death row are never heard making public statements and that too via video camera. It was extremely...
The revival of the Afghan Taliban as a powerful insurgent force should not come as a surprise.
The erasure of a major archaeological site by the IS should serve as a wakeup call.
Trading votes for money is not unusual in Senate polls. But this time the allegations are stronger.
What is missing in Obama’s anti-militancy approach is the lack of recognition of the real issues.
Blood comes cheap in Pakistan’s largest city, and any resistance to intruders could cost people their lives.
Predictably, the MQM leaders have dismissed the JIT report as a conspiracy of the establishment.
The extremists have gained ground because of the moral bankruptcy of our political leadership.
Transparency and accountability are in short supply in our political culture.
The military is asserting itself while the government seems to have abdicated responsibility.
Militancy and extremism cannot be dealt with without eradicating their ideological sources.
The militants who massacred schoolchildren and beheaded soldiers surely committed war crimes.
Footprints of Haqqanis are visible all over Miramshah. Most have fled but the troops have orders not to spare anyone.
Radical madressah networks in Punjab lie at the heart of Pakistan’s terrorism problem.