Maleeha Lodhi

An era of fake news?

An era of fake news?

Regulating technology is one thing but it is uncivil human behaviour that needs to change. Updated 05 Apr, 2021 08:23am
Ironies of a no-win war

Ironies of a no-win war

Pakistan-US relations have been mercurial and alternated between close engagement and deep estrangement. Updated 29 Mar, 2021 08:40am
Poverty of political discourse

Poverty of political discourse

Political conduct may not have been polite in the past but what is being evidenced now is unprecedented. Updated 15 Mar, 2021 10:20am
Shifting politics

Shifting politics

Beyond PTI’s fault lines the more consequential question is credibility of future elections. Updated 01 Mar, 2021 08:26am
Politics of expediency

Politics of expediency

The political fracas leading up to the Senate election has familiar echoes of the past. Updated 15 Feb, 2021 08:04am
Why a national image matters

Why a national image matters

Soft power efforts are imperative for Pakistan to correct misperceptions and project its many positive attributes. Updated 08 Feb, 2021 08:18am
Back to the future

Back to the future

The Biden administration is widely expected to reaffirm the framework of the Doha agreement. Updated 01 Feb, 2021 08:22am
Back to governance

Back to governance

While PDM has continued efforts to mount political pressure, it has been unable to force a crisis to challenge the PTI government. Updated 25 Jan, 2021 08:32am
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