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Cyril Almeida

Nawaz is done. Even if he doesn't know this himself

Nawaz is done. Maybe he doesn’t know it yet, but we don’t have to pretend he knows what he’s doing. His problem is the court.

20 Nov 2017 12:13 AM

Too early or too late: The election conundrum

The court, though, is constrained by its institutionally apolitical role — get goaded into politics and it’s the politician who can take advantage.

13 Nov 2017 12:19 AM

The coup trap in Pakistan

The good thing about the current silliness is that we don’t have to be radically hypothetical.

30 Oct 2017 12:00 AM

The Shahbaz assault and the Nawaz Sharif wobble

The problem — for Nawaz — is that he assumes the boys see a difference between Nawaz and Maryam.

23 Oct 2017 12:28 AM

Americans are out to make Pakistan look bad

Why the hell did the Americans not do something when the family was on Afghan soil is the question being asked.

16 Oct 2017 4:26 AM

Talk about a takeover falls flat as Chief is uncertain

Throw in a bit of anti-US and anti-India hysteria and you may even wonder why we haven’t already had a coup.

09 Oct 2017 1:20 AM

Why the Nawaz uncertainty? It makes no sense

If Nawaz was going to be saved, it would take an almighty effort. Was he worth it?

03 Oct 2017 12:14 AM

Pak likely to see 3-way split in 2018

The PML(N) had been expected to finish first and the PTI to give it a run for its money — the only question was how close would they get.

25 Sep 2017 5:31 AM

As Nawaz goes, and keeps quiet, the ‘system’ too shuts up

Nawaz with his base in Punjab and mind set on peace with India is a policy-politics threat that would always have to be managed.

18 Sep 2017 12:11 AM

Are jihadis worth shielding?

Accidental, unwilling, not our fault, instrumentalist, understandable, never really ideological — it’s a good story. But parse its foundations.

11 Sep 2017 1:27 AM