Maleeha Lodhi

America’s hour of reckoning

America’s hour of reckoning

Governance will be tough for Biden if Trump’s grip over the Republican party continues. Published 18 Jan, 2021 07:29am
Global dynamics in 2021

Global dynamics in 2021

Economic recovery will be the main preoccupation for all countries in 2021 Updated 11 Jan, 2021 08:31am
The year of living anxiously

The year of living anxiously

The government’s performance on the domestic front will determine its political fortunes in 2021. Published 28 Dec, 2020 08:01am
Political dilemmas

Political dilemmas

Uncertainty lies ahead for both sides with no assurance that their strategies will deliver the outcome they want. Updated 21 Dec, 2020 08:03am
The trust crisis

The trust crisis

Both sides risk losing the trust of the people they seek to serve. Updated 14 Dec, 2020 08:16am
Need for a strategic pause

Need for a strategic pause

The political confrontation leaves the country in a precarious place at a time of extraordinary challenge. Published 07 Dec, 2020 08:08am
Afghan peace prospects

Afghan peace prospects

It is up to the Afghan parties to make the tough compromises needed to secure a settlement. Updated 30 Nov, 2020 08:14am
Competent governance

Competent governance

Pakistan has much to learn from the rich debate on governance that continues. Updated 23 Nov, 2020 09:27am
The political management test

The political management test

A sound political management strategy needs to build public confidence by showing government performance and legislative activism. Updated 16 Nov, 2020 09:17am
Post-Trump US foreign policy

Post-Trump US foreign policy

Biden will depart in fundamental ways from Trump’s erratic and unpredictable policies. Updated 09 Nov, 2020 08:34am
Dangerous deadlock

Dangerous deadlock

Both sides should step back from confrontation and engage in a national dialogue to solve problems. Updated 02 Nov, 2020 08:20am
The politics of messaging

The politics of messaging

Beyond the war of words, confrontational politics risks plunging the country into prolonged instability. Updated 26 Oct, 2020 08:26am
Election turbulence in America

Election turbulence in America

Unprecedented uncertainty characterises the environment in which the election is taking place. Updated 19 Oct, 2020 09:17am
Is a course correction needed?

Is a course correction needed?

The real game changer would be for the government to show leadership that unites the country. Updated 12 Oct, 2020 08:13am
Politics of confrontation

Politics of confrontation

A combination of factors can plunge Pakistan into uncharted territory with unpredictable consequences. Updated 05 Oct, 2020 07:58am
Moment of opportunity

Moment of opportunity

The path to peace will not be easy as difficult compromises will have to be made. Updated 28 Sep, 2020 08:48am
Foreign Office needs reform

Foreign Office needs reform

As a first step a task force should be appointed to propose reforms for the PM’s approval. Published 14 Sep, 2020 07:02am