It is déjà vu all over again for the third-time prime minister.
There are many badlands across the country where the authority of the state is non-existent.
What the Panama Papers really depict is the corruption of our political system.
The Panama leaks provide just a glimpse of the money that has been taken out of the country.
Sunday’s incidents laid bare the government’s patchy and lacklustre response to violent extremism.
For the PM, allowing Musharraf to leave the country was, perhaps, a necessary accommodation with the army.
Despite all the pressures and problems, the MQM’s vote bank has largely remained intact.
It was essentially the weakness of the state that allowed zealots to turn a murderer into a saint.
It is apparent that the Taliban are not willing to join the talks without some preconditions being met.
The issue is bigger than ‘honour’ killing; it is the law of forgiveness that protects the killers.
One hopes that the celebration of Dr Mavalvala’s feat is not just a fleeting moment.
Maulana Abdul Aziz’s sudden display of magnanimity is not hard to understand.
It is important to expose Uzair Baloch’s political patrons.
It is expected from a professional soldier to bow out gracefully rather than seek to prolong his tenure.
Many believe that the Pathankot raid and the alleged involvement of JeM may constitute a tipping point.
It is not just cross-border involvement but also the activities of banned outfits at home that raises questions.
Rising Saudi-Iran tensions may jeopardise Syrian peace negotiations that had raised hopes of a diplomatic solution.
Shawal is believed to mostly be clear of militants but there is a long way to go before the territory can be secure.
One must not have unrealistic expectations of the Modi-Sharif diplomatic dance.
The Saudi role in fighting IS that has established its brutal rule in parts of Iraq and Syria has remained dubious.