The whole damn episode, instead of bringing him down, may have bullet-proofed him electorally.
24 Apr 2017 1:18 AM
Qadri as a symbol is doubly dangerous because, like in Mardan, the guilt or innocence of the victim doesn’t matter.
17 Apr 2017 3:57 AM
The problem those few short years ago was that the PPP had taken itself out of the running.
10 Apr 2017 12:52 AM
Bajwa surrogates have been insisting that a resetting of frayed ties with Saudi Arabia and the UAE has been down to the new boss.
03 Apr 2017 2:13 AM
If you hate Mr Zardari, you believe he’ll do anything for money and is motivated by nothing else.
27 Mar 2017 2:33 AM
The misuse of religion for political ends can now be called out.
20 Mar 2017 2:12 AM
Nawaz may have had his reasons and may even have been right.
14 Mar 2017 1:37 AM
Zarb-i-Azb was a transition from pure counterinsurgency to more complicated counterterrorism.
27 Feb 2017 5:33 AM
In faraway DC and nearby Kabul, the temptation to knock Pakistan around for perceived misbehaviour is mostly irresistible.
13 Feb 2017 2:26 AM
Bad strategy, low survivability and no utility made the bad jihadis the obvious candidates for an early demise.
06 Feb 2017 5:59 AM
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
There was even wild, woolly talk of finally getting the Iran-Pakistan pipeline moving.
09 Jan 2017 4:18 AM
Corruption has a funny way of striking where few anticipate. Pakistan is ripe for an epic scandal.
02 Jan 2017 12:55 AM
The new chief sullied before he can settle in; a DGI tainted by association, attacked before he’s spent a day in Aabpara.
19 Dec 2016 12:48 AM
Successive chief justices have now left the system arguably worse than what they inherited.
12 Dec 2016 12:42 AM