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Zahid Hussain

Third American-Afghan war?

Third American-Afghan war?

The challenges confronting the US in Afghanistan are similar to those faced immediately after 9/11. Published Jun 21, 2017 07:05am
Sharif’s JIT saga

Sharif’s JIT saga

The strident tenor of the PML-N leaders brings back memories of the storming of the Supreme Court in 1997. Updated Jun 14, 2017 08:40am
Fata on the back burner

Fata on the back burner

Backtracking on critical reforms in Fata will undermine the success of the military operation. Updated May 31, 2017 09:35am
A dangerous coalition

A dangerous coalition

What was supposed to be an alliance against terrorism has virtually turned into an anti-Iran coalition. Updated Jun 21, 2017 01:53pm
China’s new world order

China’s new world order

It is evident that OBOR is not just about infrastructure development. Updated Jun 21, 2017 05:55pm
Tweeting defiance

Tweeting defiance

The latest confrontation with the generals could not have come at a worse time for the beleaguered PM. Updated May 03, 2017 11:25am
Clutching a lifeline

Clutching a lifeline

Options are becoming limited as the political stand-off between the opposition and government worsens. Updated Apr 26, 2017 07:00am
PM’s ordeal will continue

PM’s ordeal will continue

How can the spy agencies conduct an investigation into a financial scandal? Published Apr 21, 2017 01:20am
Silencing Mashal

Silencing Mashal

Certain sections of society have whipped up sentiments over ‘blasphemous’ social media material. Updated Jun 21, 2017 02:14pm
From Bhutto to Zardari

From Bhutto to Zardari

Once the most powerful political force in the country, PPP has now fallen into decay. Updated Apr 05, 2017 08:24am
Chief of a phantom army

Chief of a phantom army

How can the government now resist the possible demand to contribute troops to the coalition force? Updated Jun 21, 2017 01:30pm
A political census

A political census

While the census may give a more realistic socioeconomic picture, it could also open a political Pandora’s box. Updated Mar 22, 2017 10:10am
Closing the border

Closing the border

Nothing positive can be achieved by the extreme and thoughtless measure. Updated Mar 15, 2017 08:09am
Militaristic response

Militaristic response

It is more important to fight against the ideology that produces terrorists. Updated Jun 21, 2017 01:53pm
War of sanctuaries

War of sanctuaries

Cross-border safe havens are major obstacles in the fight against insurgencies and terrorism. Updated Feb 22, 2017 08:49am