And, it seems, as long as Nawaz is willing to shut up— and possibly stay out of the country— they’re willing to shut up.
When China and Russia add their voice, it’s new and interesting. These guys don’t care about woolly notions of peace.
We’ve just been told what kind of country Pakistan will be, but all we can think is, Trump said what?
Nawaz has no plan. He knows what he wants but he doesn't know how to get it.
Nawaz has roared, but what’s his plan? The judiciary has spoken, but how much more are they willing to wreak?
And just like that, Nawaz has an unabashed acolyte as PM and a brother who’s still stuck in Lahore.
There’s no precedent for unwinding a Supreme Court judgement during a democratic spell and there won’t be.
"He probably thought they’d take it to the edge and then let him off. He didn’t read the signs."
Ouster the old-fashioned way is about getting rid of someone now and dealing with the future later.
Devastating as the JIT report is, it’s kept the knife poised above Nawaz, not plunged it in.
A tragedy of our democracy is that it is made out to be about someone else’s loss.
For all its weaknesses, the mere existence of an independent prime minister’s office is a potential threat because it’s
Somewhere, someone knows the same. Somewhere, someone, here in this land, has decided that it’s a price worth paying
Messy continuity — it shouldn’t just be within reach, it should have been the only option by now. But it’s not.
There’s nothing like a whiff of normality to dispel a sense of political crisis.
The mistake the N-League has made is that it doesn’t understand the court.
Cleaning up your own mess isn’t the most appealing of things. So a kind of restraint has been visible.
Pakistan is not stuck in the ICJ, but Jadhav was never about legal minutiae. It was about teaching India a lesson.
Nawaz seems stuck in the same gear — he has a vision and he’ll somehow get to that vision by never reacting to the bad
Do both sides know how to navigate this new world of the non-takeover and set new rules?