More interesting are the attacks on the alleged transmitter of the latest alleged mischief: the world of online.
The endless embarrassments of the last year have shown that the apples have fallen far from the tree of Abbaji.
The custodians of democracy in Pakistan don’t really subscribe to the core values of our constitutional democracy.
For a decade or so, we were slowly zooming in, pinching our fingers closer; now we’re zooming out, spreading our fingers
You with the Afghan perspective are doing the prodding to get Pakistan to put pressure on the Afghan Taliban.
This mess we’re in now, this business of having a rival in Kabul instead of an ally — we helped make it happen.
Yet another round of American silliness can have a damaging effect on Pakistan.
The conversation about what to do with the good jihadis isn’t going to be held by the average Pakistani.
The court clearly wants the circus outside to end. But it’s trapped in a situation partly of its own making.
Politically, Nawaz didn’t need to prove he is clean; Nawaz just had to prove that he isn’t Asif Zardari-level dirty.
What is troubling is how poorly positioned society is — and, worse, will be going forward — to resist the state.
Sheikhs and potentates will have offers aplenty for the Sharif business empire.
The more you stress normalisation in an environment where no one else wants it, the more out of touch you seem.
It’s been a rough year and much of it self-inflicted — but Nawaz’s enemies failed to capitalise and so he’s ...
The new tradition — if scandal, chutzpah and derring-do can sustain it — smashes the old tradition.
Chaudhry was bad for the system. But his successors have overcompensated.
In a way, it’s good things have been predictable. Because it can help point to where the next flashpoints may...
But Nawaz isn’t Zardari — he looks like he could win again. The five-year arc may not apply to him.
Every time it has a chance to interact with the state and its democratic institutions in a healthy manner, the PTI