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Cyril Almeida

No one here to say the emperor has no clothes

The tales are many but they shall have to wait until after retirement — and perhaps never be told.

14 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

Energy crisis leaves Imran govt cornered

The PPP and PML-N have been cleverer in their relentless focus on Imran, but PPP and N-League attacks are hardly going to hurt Imran.

07 Jan 2019 12:54 AM

Is Pakistan headed for consolidation or a crash?

The project to install Imran was rooted in the attempts to oust Nawaz and Zardari.

31 Dec 2018 12:00 AM

Is exit likely for Nawaz, Zardari in a messy 2019?

First, the bit they’ve got right: Imran is PM, Nawaz is not and Zardari is kinda trapped in Sindh.

24 Dec 2018 12:00 AM

Imran 2018 & Nawaz in ’90: The difference is the court

The corruption and smash-and-grab would come in the second term, but the first dismissal was also premised on corruption.

17 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

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‘Afghanisation’ of Pak politics: The greatest head-scratcher

The Pakistani state doesn’t want India in Afghanistan because it fears encirclement or whatever.

10 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

PM-FM combo in Pak another fiasco in the making

The spike in oil prices during Zardari’s initial spell all but economically sealed the government’s fate.

03 Dec 2018 12:00 AM

After failing its 90-day mark, PTI must focus on the future

The gap between what is pledged and what is delivered is always large, that’s just the way of politics.

19 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

A comedy of ousters in politics of Pakistan

What’s the point to either grand or tawdry minus-Nawaz, -Shahbaz, -Zardari, -whoever schemes if they don’t actually end up getting misused?

12 Nov 2018 12:01 AM

Pak in midst of 3rd phase in its history

There is no authoritative tome on that phase because we haven’t produced a world-class historian or political scientist since to write the book.

05 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

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Imran’s instincts are dragging Pakistan to a dangerous place

Imran has roared his disapproval and shouted his condemnation into every camera he’s found and in every forum he’s ever had.

29 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

Imran Khan’s 3 challenges

Three big things and all spelling some kind of danger for the PTI.

24 Sep 2018 1:26 AM

In battle over dams, see the bigger picture

Big projects are obviously expensive and complicated, but they’re hardly impossible.

17 Sep 2018 1:28 AM

Two crucial disconnects for Imran

The first is between Imran and Asad Umar, the PM-FM symbiosis and closeness that’s missing.

10 Sep 2018 12:55 AM

Imran wants to be a PM or fix things?

Imran can make some tweaks and adjustments now. Or he can leave us to suffer everything amped up to 10 for the next five years.

03 Sep 2018 12:00 AM

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PM Imran is a real populist: He actually has popular appeal

Imran’s problem in this new version of an old experiment is that he is, in fact, different to what has come before.

27 Aug 2018 12:16 AM

Imran time is here. But is change really on the way?

If change is a comin’ or change is to remain another country, there are at least some clues of where to look for early signs of the change agenda.

21 Aug 2018 12:34 AM

Hard-nosed reality ahead for PM Khan

A lie at the heart of Imran’s ascension to power and the smiting down of his predecessor has been that there is a crisis.

13 Aug 2018 12:10 AM

Imran will get the numbers that he needs in Parliament

Between the incoming government and the Opposition silliness, you’d quite obviously prefer to be Imran just now.

06 Aug 2018 12:05 AM

PM Imran may be more secure than he looks now

A single-party majority in the National Assembly is near bulletproof constitutionally.

30 Jul 2018 12:08 AM

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