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Zahid Hussain

Second innings for Gen Bajwa

The security situation may be a factor, but there have been more pressing reasons for the extension. Updated Aug 21, 2019 09:50am

A sinister move

It is an extremely ominous situation. The Indian escalation will have global implications. Updated Aug 07, 2019 08:27am

Perils of authoritarianism

One year down the road, there has been deterioration instead of improvement in governance. Updated Jul 31, 2019 02:19pm

Moving forward

The US needs Pakistan’s support to extricate itself from a festering war it has never been able to win. Updated Aug 09, 2019 03:38pm

Crisis of the judiciary

The Judge Arshad Malik scandal has become an explosive political issue. Updated Jul 17, 2019 07:37am

End of a glorious chapter

The closure of Herald marks the end of one of the brightest chapters in independent journalism in Pakistan. Updated Jul 29, 2019 04:54pm

Back to horse-trading

Neither horse-trading nor political witch-hunts can provide stability to the government. Updated Jul 03, 2019 09:44am

Trump’s war games

Getting involved in the Iran-US conflict in any way will be disastrous for Pakistan. Updated Jun 26, 2019 08:44am

House of feud

In the last 10 months, there has hardly been any serious debate on critical policy matters inside the NA. Published Jun 19, 2019 07:09am

Back in the dock

Asif Ali Zardari epitomises the perpetual ironies of Pakistani politics. Published Jun 12, 2019 07:10am

The gathering storm

The stand-off is turning serious with the government refusing to withdraw the reference. Published Jun 05, 2019 04:02am

If Modi returns

Unsurprisingly, the prospect of Modi’s return is most distressing for India’s minorities. Updated May 22, 2019 07:52am

An economic charter

Many reforms on which we have reached an agreement with the IMF should have been undertaken earlier. Updated May 15, 2019 07:28am

Revitalising devolution

The local government system has never been a priority for democratically elected governments in the past. Published May 08, 2019 06:57am

Dialogue works better

Looking for a foreign hand behind the rise of a nationalist movement does not help resolve the problem. Published May 01, 2019 07:21am

A technocratic solution?

Greater reliance on technocrats in a parliamentary form of government weakens the political process. Updated May 08, 2019 12:56pm

Betting on presidential rule

An attempt to return to a centralised state will have very serious political repercussions. Published Apr 17, 2019 06:54am

PTI in la-la land

The drift seems unstoppable. The performance of the government shows the limits of populism. Updated Apr 10, 2019 10:35am