There should be serious introspection on the relationship between the Pakistani state and society.
Who carried out this criminal act and under whose orders?
Balochistan suffers from many missed opportunities and unfulfilled promises.
The Pakistan that we need must be more egalitarian and less authoritarian.
The path of reconciliation lies within the Constitution.
To do or not to do… that is the dilemma facing Prime Minister Imran Khan and he is not alone.
We do not have a national security policy, and the internal security policy remains unimplemented.
The journey from cricket to politics is not easy and the captain knows it well.
In order to ensure its legitimacy, a government must uphold three principles — liberty, equality and agency.
Turning wishes into reality depends on sound advice, legal reforms and abandoning the collision course.
What must states do to counter terrorism?
Democracy is about duty and responsibility.
One expects the prime minister to choose the right people to head institutions.
Only an effective charter of governance can help us.
The bottom line at the recent Judicial Conference was that the state cannot afford to falter further.
Terrorists draw their strength from a state that follows their rules of engagement.
The political and civilian leadership have allowed their authority to be eroded.
The deep state is like an unbridled horse, without the reins of constitutional oversight.
Both the US refrain of ‘do more’ and Pakistan’s irritated response of ‘no more’ are unwise.
It was sensible of the SSP Operations to ask the deputy commissioner to deploy a Rangers contingent.