The US often resembles a clueless bystander.
Dr Niaz Murtaza
Diverse states only do well with devolution.
Easing the lockdown before the virus curve falls is risky.
One sees a path to capitalism’s possible end decades later.
The best chance for the PTI to prove itself is now.
Clear lessons emerge from eras of great change.
Globalisation has unfolded at the whims of the US.
Neither Islamophobia nor a sense of victimhood is justified.
The political, economic and social pillars are badly cracked.
The politics of our rich and educated is worse than that of poor segments.
Astute minds call the regime the rule of the least suitable.
Islam perhaps is the only faith which provides a strong example of early democracy.
Huge stresses have often toppled elite systems globally.
Pakistan has yet to elect a bigot.
We have an economic or political crisis every two to three years.
Durable economic progress requires political progress first.
Distilling lessons from past protests is important.
In each sphere, Zia injected new toxic strains.
There is a desire to buck democratic accountability.
The short tenures of civilian façades show the futility of ploys.