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Ashraf Jehangir Qazi

Nobel Peace Prize anyone?

Nobel Peace Prize anyone?

If the PM succeeds in satisfying FATF’s demands it will deprive India of its main narrative against Pakistan. Updated Mar 09, 2019 10:07am
Pakistan foreign policy 101

Pakistan foreign policy 101

Powerful vested interests define the national interest and make foreign policy. What is to be done? Updated Jan 26, 2019 08:17am
Civil-military relations

Civil-military relations

The longer-term costs of deviations and dilutions of democratic governance are massive. Published Jan 18, 2019 06:36am
Promises to keep

Promises to keep

Imran Khan remains popular. But many of his supporters are beginning to ask questions. Updated Nov 24, 2018 09:17am
‘Straight as a jalebi’

‘Straight as a jalebi’

A sensible and far-sighted Pakistan policy could significantly assist a time-lined Afghan settlement. Updated Oct 20, 2018 10:09am
The Kashmir challenge

The Kashmir challenge

Armed struggle and resistance against illegal military occupation and repression are not terror. Published Sep 28, 2018 06:07am
Condemned to succeed

Condemned to succeed

The Chinese dream is unfolding. The American dream is fading. What can a Pakistani dream mean? Published Sep 14, 2018 06:24am
Pakistan’s finest years?

Pakistan’s finest years?

Among Imran Khan’s challenges some will be just very tough. Others will be existential. Updated Aug 20, 2018 01:41pm
A class act

A class act

Yes, there have been other great Pakistani diplomats. But Jamsheed was among the very finest. Published Jun 25, 2018 07:05am
Elections and movements

Elections and movements

Democracy is a political state of being whereas the path to it is political movement. Published May 05, 2018 06:30am
Triangular cold war

Triangular cold war

What are the implications of a new cold war for Pakistan? Updated Apr 07, 2018 10:15am
Pakistan’s foreign policy

Pakistan’s foreign policy

The success of the country’s foreign policy is a function of how it utilises its assets. Published Dec 30, 2017 07:00am
Palestine and peace

Palestine and peace

The US and its satellites are ensuring a century of more terrible state and non-state terrorism. Published Dec 18, 2017 06:51am
Twin surrenders

Twin surrenders

Why should India try to destroy Pakistan when the country’s rulers are doing it themselves? Updated Dec 08, 2017 10:07am
Borrowing from Chomsky

Borrowing from Chomsky

The Welfare State must be limited to being a Nanny State to nurture the rich under the guise of a Security State. Published Nov 08, 2017 06:26am
Who is listening?

Who is listening?

No ‘saviour’ will come. Pakistan’s ‘leaders’ must be servants of people’s movements. Published Oct 09, 2017 06:15am
NA-120 and all that

NA-120 and all that

A dereliction of duty by Punjab undermines the whole country. Updated Oct 26, 2017 09:32am
Our Afghanistan policy

Our Afghanistan policy

Alienating Kabul and relying on the Taliban to provide leverage is demonstrably stupid. Updated Sep 09, 2017 11:43am
The ‘Greater Game’

The ‘Greater Game’

The Trump speech reflected three failed Afghan policies: those of Kabul, the US and Pakistan. Updated Aug 26, 2017 11:05am