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Ashraf Jehangir Qazi

Opportunity out of tragedy

Opportunity out of tragedy

Our diplomats will continue to gallantly shoulder the inevitable blame. Published Jun 03, 2017 02:42am
Reality checks

Reality checks

Sacred cows are no part of patriotism. Published May 15, 2017 02:30am
The Doomsday Clock

The Doomsday Clock

The clock today shows two-and-a-half minutes to midnight. And the countdown continues. Updated May 01, 2017 06:59am
Erdogan reigns

Erdogan reigns

Can Erdogan now become the leader who implements a reconciliatory strategy? Published Apr 18, 2017 01:42am
Haqqani and Abbottabad

Haqqani and Abbottabad

Our leaders are focusing on the person of Haqqani rather than the real tragedy of Abbottabad itself. Updated Mar 17, 2017 07:53am
Exit Obama

Exit Obama

Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and Pakistan have all been disasters for Obama. Published Jan 21, 2017 07:00am
Quetta, Abbottabad, Pakistan

Quetta, Abbottabad, Pakistan

It appears the release of the Abbottabad Commission report has become victim of political games. Published Jan 02, 2017 07:04am
Old challenge, new approach

Old challenge, new approach

Pakistan cannot control and contain the longer-term consequences of hostile ties with India. Updated Dec 06, 2016 08:35pm
Farewell, El Comandante

Farewell, El Comandante

Fidel Castro has left an indelible impression on the imagination of the youth all over the world. Published Nov 29, 2016 02:15am
Secretary General Guterres

Secretary General Guterres

Guterres has demonstrated those rare qualities of heart and mind that he will need as he takes up his new challenge. Published Oct 17, 2016 07:03am
A Kashmir statement

A Kashmir statement

A bold policy statement by the PM might signal a departure from our pathetic leadership norms. Updated Sep 14, 2016 10:28am
Advocating Kashmir

Advocating Kashmir

Unfortunately, Pakistan has never cared to develop a longer-term policy or strategy towards Kashmir. Updated Sep 02, 2016 01:05pm
The Turkish coup

The Turkish coup

Turkey, unlike Pakistan, has a leader who can in a crisis summon the people, including his political opponents. Updated Jul 23, 2016 10:12am
‘Why do they hate us?’

‘Why do they hate us?’

The truth is Muslims do not hate America or its people. What they do hate are its policies. Published Jul 16, 2016 05:53am
The US elections

The US elections

As Donald Trump is more hot air than substance he may be the less menacing prospect. Updated Jun 14, 2016 09:48am
To be or not to be

To be or not to be

It cannot be that our Constitution cannot provide remedies to its subversion by crooked leaders. Published May 14, 2016 06:22am
Panama imperatives

Panama imperatives

The prime minister appears to have overlooked the fact that the burden of proof does not lie on his critics. Published Apr 25, 2016 06:48am
Panama and pajama games

Panama and pajama games

The Panama outcome will be of national consequence for the people of Pakistan. Updated Apr 12, 2016 09:46am
Pathankot and power plays

Pathankot and power plays

If we set our ties with India in the context of people’s interests and dreams, our policy options will multiply. Updated Jan 12, 2016 11:06pm
Modi’s ‘achambha’

Modi’s ‘achambha’

How can the Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue be saved from the sterility of past negotiations? Updated Jan 04, 2016 10:25am