The longer-term costs of deviations and dilutions of democratic governance are massive.
Ashraf Jehangir Qazi
Imran Khan remains popular. But many of his supporters are beginning to ask questions.
A sensible and far-sighted Pakistan policy could significantly assist a time-lined Afghan settlement.
Armed struggle and resistance against illegal military occupation and repression are not terror.
The Chinese dream is unfolding. The American dream is fading. What can a Pakistani dream mean?
Among Imran Khan’s challenges some will be just very tough. Others will be existential.
Yes, there have been other great Pakistani diplomats. But Jamsheed was among the very finest.
Democracy is a political state of being whereas the path to it is political movement.
What are the implications of a new cold war for Pakistan?
Only Pakistan can isolate itself — and it has done so repeatedly.
The success of the country’s foreign policy is a function of how it utilises its assets.
The US and its satellites are ensuring a century of more terrible state and non-state terrorism.
Why should India try to destroy Pakistan when the country’s rulers are doing it themselves?
The Welfare State must be limited to being a Nanny State to nurture the rich under the guise of a Security State.
No ‘saviour’ will come. Pakistan’s ‘leaders’ must be servants of people’s movements.
A dereliction of duty by Punjab undermines the whole country.
Alienating Kabul and relying on the Taliban to provide leverage is demonstrably stupid.
The Trump speech reflected three failed Afghan policies: those of Kabul, the US and Pakistan.
'Democratic politics' in Pakistan has become the name of stealing from the people in billions.
The basis for the disqualification of the PM may have been narrow but it was legally sufficient.