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Tariq Khosa

Inconvenient truths

Inconvenient truths

Terrorists draw their strength from a state that follows their rules of engagement. Published Apr 13, 2018 07:06am
Securing the nation

Securing the nation

The political and civilian leadership have allowed their authority to be eroded. Published Feb 24, 2018 06:34am
A prison of our own making

A prison of our own making

The deep state is like an unbridled horse, without the reins of constitutional oversight. Published Dec 23, 2017 07:23am
Overcoming the trust deficit

Overcoming the trust deficit

Both the US refrain of ‘do more’ and Pakistan’s irritated response of ‘no more’ are unwise. Published Nov 27, 2017 06:37am
Praetorian rule of law

Praetorian rule of law

It was sensible of the SSP Operations to ask the deputy commissioner to deploy a Rangers contingent. Updated Oct 07, 2017 10:34am
The radical right

The radical right

Divisive politics threatens to tear the world asunder. Published Sep 10, 2017 06:59am
Travel ban ruling

Travel ban ruling

There is a battle over what is a ‘bona fide relationship’. Published Jul 30, 2017 01:30am
Plotting terror

Plotting terror

There are flaws in the way the US handles terrorism cases. Published Jul 16, 2017 03:10am
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