Asad Rahim Khan

Ayub the First

Conservative historian Niall Ferguson somehow got it right: Ayub was the ultimate ally. Updated Jan 16, 2020 09:04am

Creation myths

At long last, India cannot externalise its monsters. Updated Dec 16, 2019 06:25pm

Blood pardons

There must be a clear connection between crime and punishment. Published Oct 22, 2019 06:54am

Laws of occupation

India has done away with the fig leaf of Kashmir’s sham ‘accession.’ Published Aug 06, 2019 06:58am

History of violence

Hazaras are killed because they are Shia. We know because their killers say so. Updated Apr 14, 2019 11:27am

‘Surgical Reich’

At every step, India’s narrative was a whirl of war drums. Updated Mar 04, 2019 09:38am

Hail Britannia

Britain’s denial has led to the most moronic decision in memory. Published Feb 03, 2019 07:03am

Asghar vs Aslam

The final chapter of Asghar Khan’s story has yet to be written. It all hinges on a Supreme Court case. Published Jan 20, 2019 06:23am

Not so weak

What would our history be if the judges remained passive? Published Dec 30, 2018 07:07am

Model Town case

We call the case everything except what it is — a massacre. Updated Oct 10, 2018 08:46am

Another country

A country that refuses to remember its heroes can only be run by its villains. Published Jul 19, 2018 06:30am

Decline and fall

Fifteen years ago, Bush reduced Iraq to a pile of ash. Updated Mar 27, 2018 09:30am

In guns we trust

Pakistan has a major gun problem, and no one wants to talk about it. Published Mar 03, 2018 06:03am

Return to Kasur

It would seem there are only two modes of operation in Kasur: slumber and sadism. Published Jan 13, 2018 06:53am

The Raymond rules

There’s a troubling change of heart in the Shahzeb Khan case. Updated Dec 28, 2017 08:32am

Brave new world

Done right, Fata could well see the greatest reforms. Published Oct 04, 2017 06:14am

On Panama

It may well be a conspiracy; Sharif’s against himself. Updated Jul 30, 2017 03:25am

Parachinar pains

It seems all lives are equal, but some are more equal than others. Published Jul 02, 2017 04:16am


The knives are already out for Theresa May. Published Jun 11, 2017 02:55am