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Tariq Khosa

Missing the larger picture

Missing the larger picture

An ‘intense mix of envy and sense of humiliation and powerlessness’ seem to be driving extremism. Published Jun 17, 2017 04:26am
Gwadar the tiger

Gwadar the tiger

The festering wounds that have given impetus to the Baloch insurgency should be healed. Published Apr 01, 2017 07:06am
State of amnesia

State of amnesia

Where is the political will to reform the police into a modern, independent institution? Published Feb 18, 2017 12:56pm
Power of hope

Power of hope

Delhi and Islamabad perceive Kashmir’s realities and interests as subservient to their own. Published Jan 30, 2017 04:12am
The sacred cows

The sacred cows

Pity the nation that has rulers who indulge in self-deception. Published Dec 05, 2016 01:55am
Power of the state

Power of the state

It is only the state machinery that can disrupt the business of the militants, lest they end up unravelling the... Published Oct 03, 2016 07:05am
Taking the reins of leadership

Taking the reins of leadership

The breed of police commanders who upheld their dignity even at the risk of losing their jobs is now rare. Published Sep 12, 2016 07:01am
Sleeping on the job

Sleeping on the job

The implementation of NAP depends on a unified response from the military and civilian elites. Published Aug 22, 2016 04:30am
Hard talk

Hard talk

The prime minister has frittered away opportunities to build the capacity of civil institutions. Published Jul 02, 2016 06:30am
Justice vs greed

Justice vs greed

The Sharifs’ offshore holdings are a test case for accountability. Published May 24, 2016 06:36am
Power without principles

Power without principles

Deploying Rangers in Peshawar would be one more step towards militarising the internal security apparatus. Updated Mar 14, 2016 09:42am
Shame indeed

Shame indeed

The banned militant outfits in Punjab pose a mortal threat to the state. Published Feb 06, 2016 01:28am
The Balochistan saga

The Balochistan saga

Is the security establishment willing to use ‘soft power’ by co-opting Baloch sub-nationalists? Published Dec 21, 2015 06:54am
The miasma of hate

The miasma of hate

Sectarian tensions promoted in Jhang in the early ’80s had horrible consequences for the rest of the country. Published Dec 05, 2015 01:57am
Police reforms agenda

Police reforms agenda

The police in Pakistan has mostly been used as an oppressive instrument of the state. Published Nov 10, 2015 07:12am