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.
Divisive politics threatens to tear the world asunder.
There is a battle over what is a ‘bona fide relationship’.
There are flaws in the way the US handles terrorism cases.
An ‘intense mix of envy and sense of humiliation and powerlessness’ seem to be driving extremism.
The political will to strengthen the FIA is lacking.
The festering wounds that have given impetus to the Baloch insurgency should be healed.
Where is the political will to reform the police into a modern, independent institution?
Delhi and Islamabad perceive Kashmir’s realities and interests as subservient to their own.
This year, the IG Punjab received 10,253 complaints for the non-registration of FIRs; 1,283 complaints for the...
Pity the nation that has rulers who indulge in self-deception.
Balochistan has seen sectarian and militant outfits proliferate.
It is only the state machinery that can disrupt the business of the militants, lest they end up unravelling the...
The breed of police commanders who upheld their dignity even at the risk of losing their jobs is now rare.
The implementation of NAP depends on a unified response from the military and civilian elites.
The prime minister has frittered away opportunities to build the capacity of civil institutions.