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Abbas Nasir

Inspired by ‘Me too’

Inspired by ‘Me too’

For far too long, men have either been in denial or ignorant of the scale of the problem. Updated Oct 21, 2017 10:33am
The growing khaki shadow

The growing khaki shadow

The record of Pakistani rulers in uniform is no better; in fact, it is actually worse than that of the civilians. Published Oct 14, 2017 07:00am
A treasure trove of history

A treasure trove of history

Just a little access and the massage of journalists’ egos earned the military friends for life. Published Oct 07, 2017 06:08am
Telling dissent, treachery apart

Telling dissent, treachery apart

Why is it considered unpatriotic to argue that mainstreaming militants may be detrimental to Pakistan? Published Sep 30, 2017 06:01am
Disaster in the making?

Disaster in the making?

It has become extremely fashionable to condemn politicians for their real and perceived shortcomings and crimes. Published Sep 23, 2017 05:59am
Hasty departure of an ex-general

Hasty departure of an ex-general

Charges relate to Jayasuriya’s role in the final phase of the Sri Lankan civil war when the UN estimated between... Published Sep 02, 2017 03:31am
Kicking Nawaz when he’s down

Kicking Nawaz when he’s down

Are the former PM’s rallies and speeches follies he’ll live to regret, or is there no other option? Updated Aug 31, 2017 08:08am
Presidential parliamentarians

Presidential parliamentarians

The only time Nawaz Sharif gave any importance to the forum to which he owed his office was when he was in trouble. Published Aug 12, 2017 07:13am
Stop this madness, please

Stop this madness, please

Only a woman knows what she goes through at the hands of men at home, in the street and in the workplace. Updated Aug 05, 2017 09:21am
‘You are human, Mian Sahib’

‘You are human, Mian Sahib’

The former prime minister had extremely poor counsel ever since the Panama Papers were leaked to journalists. Updated Jul 31, 2017 10:40am
A promising future beckons

A promising future beckons

The knowledge that the hands shaping the world in a small, humble way will be much safer than your own is comforting... Published Jul 22, 2017 07:01am
London property fetish

London property fetish

Rich Pakistanis seem to have a fetish for London properties even at a time when many old-time Londoners have to move out Updated Jul 15, 2017 08:18am
Does a bright future beckon?

Does a bright future beckon?

The positive message is that the only route forward lies via electoral politics and no other option seems to be... Published Jul 08, 2017 06:58am
A kingdom in transition

A kingdom in transition

One hopes that the new crown prince’s prize hire, retired Gen Raheel Sharif, can offer wise counsel to his employer to Published Jun 24, 2017 02:05am
That was just not cricket

That was just not cricket

The pain, the joy, the heartbreak, the utter ecstasy in most, or dare I say all but a few, cases were all about cricket. Published Jun 20, 2017 07:14pm