Pick a different combination of events, choose another set of circumstances. The outcome is always the same.
It’s not clear how the weapon of choice can be wrested from the judiciary now.
IN the near-term, the judgement changes little or nothing for former prime minister.
Amnesty beneficiaries need to have some confidence that they aren’t walking into a trap.
The system will have to be rejigged if it is to deliver anything more than bare continuity, if that.
Constitutional stuff is hard to decipher and it becomes all the more complicated when both sides lie.
Maybe it’s just that the bigger they are, the less willing they are to share credit.
Nawaz doesn’t really seem to have much of an idea what to do with the strong numbers in the Senate, how to translate it
Either they’re all nuts or the rest of us are all nuts for seeing what we’re seeing and being baffled by it.
The boys haven’t ventured down this path, walked us all this way...
There’s nothing really — nothing new, significant or potentially lasting — that Imran has added to politics here.
By killing the brightest in their midst, the killers were telling all of us what kind of future they want for this place
By jumping the gun and firing off in all directions, the timeline for judicial controversy has been brought forward.
The rage, the outrage, really kicked in and was sustained with that photo. The girl in the photo looks like she could
Never say never in an engineered outcome, but it would still be a slog for the PTI to get that far.
The people can’t be trusted to deliver the right result and massaging the process takes a bunch of doing.
Look to what the Trump administration is asking of Pakistan: what are the Haqqanis worth to you?
The very chatter of an NRO is acknowledgement of Nawaz’s continuing political strength.
For all his disruptiveness, Imran has not yet proved to be the great destroyer he is feared to be.
A messy political world is about the best of political worlds for Nawaz right now.