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Farhan Bokhari

Securing Pakistan?

Missile tests won’t forestall our downhill slide. Published Feb 22, 2017 01:35am

Dead end?

The path to reform must begin with a cleanup at the top. Published Jan 10, 2017 01:10am

Real-life issues

Exactly what will decide the fate of our security? Published Dec 27, 2016 02:09am

The big disconnect

Only the politically influential are positioned to oversee wage increases. Published Dec 08, 2016 06:37am

Poor food security

Agriculture hardly figures as a priority for our rulers. Published Nov 20, 2016 07:04am

An IMF-led gloss?

Monday’s visit by the IMF’s MD is set to be celebrated as a grand recognition of Pakistan’s economic success. Updated Oct 24, 2016 09:39am

Chasing after taxes

Our officials go after those who are already in the tax net. Published Oct 19, 2016 12:56pm

Early harvest?

Three powerful realities regarding CPEC should be noted. Published Sep 07, 2016 12:54pm

An uneasy lull

The noise from complex challenges has continued unabated. Published Aug 10, 2016 01:21am

Diplomatic pitfalls

The Foreign Office is becoming the butt of jokes. Published Jul 05, 2016 01:33am

Situationer: Unending paralysis

Beyond the Ramazan lull, the mood in Islamabad has been especially downbeat amid anxieties over the government’s future. Updated Jun 26, 2016 08:04am

A baffling economy

The gap between the rulers and grass-roots realities has widened. Published Jun 15, 2016 04:22am

The lurking risks

Farmers have had practically no help. Published Jun 07, 2016 04:55am

After the F-16 saga

Pakistan has failed to carve out the road to preserve its interests. Published May 13, 2016 01:29am

Dodging the taxman

Our rulers refuse to fix a decaying tax collection system. Published Apr 18, 2016 02:09am

The dark side

The crisis surrounding our farmers has grown relentlessly. Published Mar 24, 2016 02:09am

New vs old Pakistan

Our rulers have failed to establish a bold new footprint. Published Nov 04, 2014 01:13am

Saving the PM?

It is often forgotten that the PM wears two hats. Updated Aug 24, 2014 02:10am