Globalisation has unfolded at the whims of the US.
Dr Niaz Murtaza
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.
A lazy explanation is to blame military dominance on civilian misrule.
Durable security comes from durable political progress.
There's no rational reason for depriving dual citizens of a basic right.
IMF programmes do not focus well on finding durable solutions.
Pakistan has a struggling ruling team.
The aim seems to be to keep the focus on the opposition’s past misdeeds.