A comprehensive failure of governance is always a comprehensive moral failure of the governors.
Defeat cannot be dressed up in ‘geo-economics’; it can only exist in a geopolitical and geostrategic context.
If the three main political parties have each failed to govern well, the question arises: why?
Elite constituencies win or lose, the people forever lose.
Chomsky’s audience was made aware that he panders to no one.
An integrated and mutually reinforcing six-track Kashmir policy could render the seemingly impossible possible.
Gul Haneef was that rare person who was loved by almost every single person he ever came into contact with.
The arc of human presumption is bending towards human extinction.
Pakistan’s policies will have to be framed, communicated and implemented within the context of these threats.
A mediatory role for Pakistan in the US-Iran conflict could be advantageous for various reasons.
It is well said that a nation of sheep begets a government of wolves.
Aug 5 has transformed Kashmir from a longer-term diplomatic challenge to an existential challenge for Pakistan.
What is to be done? Pakistan needs to keep its nerve. It has to clean up its act on all fronts.
Is the crisis moving towards escalation or de-escalation? The next few days are critical.
The prime minister will meet the president of the United States on July 22.
As a lunatic mainstream ideology Hindutva will degrade India’s future.
There is not just an emerging anxiety. There is a developing panic over the prospect of climate calamity.
If the PM succeeds in satisfying FATF’s demands it will deprive India of its main narrative against Pakistan.
Powerful vested interests define the national interest and make foreign policy. What is to be done?
The longer-term costs of deviations and dilutions of democratic governance are massive.