There is an opportunity for unelected elements to further weaken Nawaz Sharif’s position.
The Trump administration now seeks to extend the Afghan war well inside Pakistan.
It appears that the Saudi rulers have put their weight behind Shahbaz Sharif.
Despite claims to the contrary, the backs of terrorist outfits were not completely broken in the year gone by
Benazir Bhutto’s loss was more than that of a political leader.
It is hard to find anyone in the Afghan capital willing to speak in favour of Pakistan.
The indiscriminate use of coercive power by the state to silence dissent undermines national solidarity.
Can the attempt to resuscitate the party under a third-generation Bhutto succeed?
This policy of appeasement may have serious repercussions for the country’s stability.
The authorities have not learnt from the consequences of the policy of appeasement.
Why are those who preach hate allowed to participate in electoral politics?
Despite the show of solidarity with Nawaz Sharif at the London huddle, all is not well within the party.
Some forces hope that bringing extremists into the political process will defuse a delicate situation. But doing so
Strife within the party is proving more ominous for the embattled former prime minister.
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Playing the religion and sectarian card is a double-edged sword that cuts both ways.
The recent meeting in Kabul took forward the discussions between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The way the government railroaded the bill through parliament does not augur well for democracy.
The political crisis stemming from the Panama scandal has allowed the military greater space.
The very fact that the margin of victory has shrunk is a sign of a party in trouble.