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Ashraf Jehangir Qazi

Twin surrenders

Twin surrenders

Why should India try to destroy Pakistan when the country’s rulers are doing it themselves? Updated Dec 08, 2017 10:07am
Borrowing from Chomsky

Borrowing from Chomsky

The Welfare State must be limited to being a Nanny State to nurture the rich under the guise of a Security State. Published Nov 08, 2017 06:26am
Who is listening?

Who is listening?

No ‘saviour’ will come. Pakistan’s ‘leaders’ must be servants of people’s movements. Published Oct 09, 2017 06:15am
NA-120 and all that

NA-120 and all that

A dereliction of duty by Punjab undermines the whole country. Updated Oct 26, 2017 09:32am
Our Afghanistan policy

Our Afghanistan policy

Alienating Kabul and relying on the Taliban to provide leverage is demonstrably stupid. Updated Sep 09, 2017 11:43am
The ‘Greater Game’

The ‘Greater Game’

The Trump speech reflected three failed Afghan policies: those of Kabul, the US and Pakistan. Updated Aug 26, 2017 11:05am
Birthday reflections

Birthday reflections

'Democratic politics' in Pakistan has become the name of stealing from the people in billions. Updated Aug 15, 2017 07:30am
Winter or spring?

Winter or spring?

The basis for the disqualification of the PM may have been narrow but it was legally sufficient. Published Aug 01, 2017 07:08am
Post-Panama Pakistan

Post-Panama Pakistan

The choice on offer, while not ideal, should still be clear enough. Updated Jul 24, 2017 09:13am
Political wisdom

Political wisdom

If the Panama verdict is seen to be fair, the credit will in large part belong to one man: Imran Khan. Updated Jul 08, 2017 12:06pm
Justice and Panama

Justice and Panama

When a ‘democracy’ has been reduced to a criminal farce, legal niceties will be seen as insensitive & irrelevant. Updated Jul 11, 2017 09:21am
Opportunity out of tragedy

Opportunity out of tragedy

Our diplomats will continue to gallantly shoulder the inevitable blame. Published Jun 03, 2017 02:42am
Reality checks

Reality checks

Sacred cows are no part of patriotism. Published May 15, 2017 02:30am
The Doomsday Clock

The Doomsday Clock

The clock today shows two-and-a-half minutes to midnight. And the countdown continues. Updated May 01, 2017 06:59am
Erdogan reigns

Erdogan reigns

Can Erdogan now become the leader who implements a reconciliatory strategy? Published Apr 18, 2017 01:42am
Haqqani and Abbottabad

Haqqani and Abbottabad

Our leaders are focusing on the person of Haqqani rather than the real tragedy of Abbottabad itself. Updated Mar 17, 2017 07:53am
Exit Obama

Exit Obama

Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and Pakistan have all been disasters for Obama. Published Jan 21, 2017 07:00am
Quetta, Abbottabad, Pakistan

Quetta, Abbottabad, Pakistan

It appears the release of the Abbottabad Commission report has become victim of political games. Published Jan 02, 2017 07:04am
Old challenge, new approach

Old challenge, new approach

Pakistan cannot control and contain the longer-term consequences of hostile ties with India. Updated Dec 06, 2016 08:35pm
Farewell, El Comandante

Farewell, El Comandante

Fidel Castro has left an indelible impression on the imagination of the youth all over the world. Published Nov 29, 2016 02:15am