Away from the spectacle of televised debates and gaffes, the agenda for the next American president is being set by
Incidents like Kasur will keep reoccurring because a conversation on the issue scandalises us more than the crime itself
The Chinese investment is touted as proof of global investor confidence returning. But, that's not the complete picture.
With politicians doing practically nothing, the military, judiciary and bureaucracy can extend their plans.
We would much rather follow up on national tragedies with a quibbling game on social media than progressive discourse.
Why even bother having senate elections? Let's cut out the hypocrisy and put up Senate seats for open bidding.
They can’t claim to be strangers in a strange land, but for many expats, patriotism is still tied to Pakistan.
It is now time for the second generation of Pakistani-Americans to come out and play, but before that, they have to set
If cronyism has to exist, the least the govt can do is keep it in some sort of balance with governance and progress.
Our attention span as a nation is only as long as the time a hashtag survives on Twitter's trending list.
Their disappointment with governance will never end until our middle classes start being upfront about what they want.
The current deadlock is a case of game theory where the rewards are higher if both parties defect rather than cooperate.
The current structure is plagued with deep-set problems which need an out-of-the-box solution, not superficial fixes.
It's a common belief that there are two kinds of govts in Pakistan: military and civilian. Actually, there is only one.
What we have in Pakistan are three groups of elite whose realignment forces changes in our form of governance.
All the govt can do now before the 'political correction' exercise is a few PR stints to save face till the next polls.
We are having all the wrong discussions, and then have the audacity to ask why we're not seeing progress.
Those hoping for a clear-cut solution are stuck in the past and need to update their fetishes to include technocrats.
If this continues, we will end up with the same old recycled saviours that everyone can do without.
All is not well inside the ruling party's chamber, where paranoia and insecurities keep feeding internal strife.