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Irfan Husain

Pakistan needs better ties with India

Given India’s rapid military and economic rise, it has little incentive to reciprocate our sporadic peace moves.

09 Dec 2018 2:07 AM

United Oppn would have given PML-N a harder time

The PML(N) clearly has a powerful motive to make life tough for Prime Minister Imran Khan.

26 Aug 2018 6:27 AM

Why would anybody wish to be PM?

Traditionally, sections of the military establishment have played a major role in formulating Pakistan’s security policy.

15 Jul 2018 12:05 AM

Nawaz remains a force to reckon with

When in power, Sharif virtually ignored Parliament, and relied on family members and a small inner circle to implement questionable policies.

08 Jul 2018 12:47 AM

A hawk-eyed Opposition is a must for free and fair polls

In both Egypt and Algeria, the Islamists were proved right in their denunciation of electoral politics.

18 Jun 2018 12:29 AM

Pressure to win makes players cheat

Smith is currently rated as the best Test batsman in the world, and his absence from the scene would be a great loss to the sport.

01 Apr 2018 12:06 AM

Asma Jahangir: The five-foot giant

No personal tribute to Asma would be complete without a mention of TJ’s supportive role.

18 Feb 2018 4:46 AM

Of politicians and their soothsayers

Ronald Reagan’s wife regularly consulted a Californian syndicated horoscope columnist.

14 Jan 2018 12:40 AM

Who to vote for is the dilemma

While the PPP is no longer a factor in national politics, it still currently has enough seats to play the role of official Opposition.

24 Dec 2017 5:17 AM

Ghosts from Vietnam

More bombs were dropped by the US on Indochina than on Germany and Korea combined.

15 Oct 2017 2:45 AM