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Columns

Maverick at helm in US, world heads for instability

Trump’s odd views on the conduct of US foreign policy are a major cause of apprehension among world leaders.

20 Jan 2017 6:35 AM

Safeguard poor, bring India back on track...

Fifty-four out of 180 million rural households (30 per cent) own no land and survive on manual labour.

20 Jan 2017 6:26 AM

Bye, Barack: You could have done a lot more...

The activists who facilitated Obama’s presidency had plenty of cause to feel abandoned, even betrayed.

19 Jan 2017 12:49 AM

Debunking myths: Signs of hope in state schools

It is well known that children who go to private schools come from relatively affluent backgrounds.

19 Jan 2017 12:43 AM

How Tehran got Reagan elected US Prez in 1980

Claims about Putin helping Trump defeat Hillary are passé even if true.

18 Jan 2017 1:12 AM

Raheel’s Saudi role to backfire on Pak?

The move to avoid joining IMAFT initially was driven by internal considerations.

18 Jan 2017 1:07 AM

Ordinance rule: A throwback to Raj?

The relationship in practice between the ruling party at the Centre and its branches in the states is another.

17 Jan 2017 7:03 AM

Optimism vs gloom: In search of a vision

The CEO of Nestle Pakistan has said that Pakistan is poised to enter a “hot zone” of economic activity with double-digit growth.

17 Jan 2017 6:58 AM

Revenge of the State: People may have to pay

In rough terms, poor economic choices and bad policies between 2004 and 2013 drove the country into deep macroeconomic destabilisation.

16 Jan 2017 2:01 AM

Obama’s legacy lacked military adventurism

Mr Goldberg believes Mr Obama became “steadily more fatalistic about America’s ability to direct global events”.

16 Jan 2017 2:00 AM