Muhammad Amir Rana

Maulana’s pragmatism

An aspect of the Azadi March is the growing anti-establishment sentiment in the new madressah generation. Updated Nov 03, 2019 12:41pm

The politics of hunger

Giving more food or money to the poor is not a remedy for the curse of poverty. Published Oct 20, 2019 07:03am


A closer look at Balochistan's roads of change Updated Oct 06, 2019 11:22pm


Newly constructed highways in Balochistan are not only bringing connectivity to remote areas of the province. They are Updated Oct 06, 2019 10:03am

Taliban at a crossroads

Apparently, the Taliban have not yet worked out a post-peace deal strategy. Published Oct 06, 2019 07:02am

Establishing a new order

Some say that growing international pressure has led the power elites to rethink their reliance on the clergy. Published Sep 08, 2019 07:04am

Dignity in foreign relations

Perhaps it is high time for us to rid ourselves of the illusion of a united Muslim world. Published Aug 25, 2019 07:03am

The Kashmir challenge

The dynamics of the insurgency in occupied Kashmir will be different this time. Published Aug 11, 2019 07:04am

Striking a deal

It will be a test case for the premier and military leadership to fulfil the international community’s expectations. Updated Jul 28, 2019 07:58am

Stability and identity

Dignity and empowerment may be more important than economics or security. Published Jun 30, 2019 07:04am

In a changing world

India is determined to undermine Pakistan’s role in emerging global and regional alliances. Published Jun 16, 2019 06:37am

Happiness and truth

Could our ranking on the Happiness Index be interpreted as an increase in the number of less happy people? Published Jun 02, 2019 07:06am

The contest in Balochistan

Balochistan’s leadership seems convinced that Iran is using its economic influence for political purposes. Published May 19, 2019 07:16am

An ongoing war

Policies on proscribed organisations must be subject to open debate in parliament. Published May 05, 2019 06:49am

Managing security & economy

Chinese investors demand the award of projects on softer terms and on a fast track. Updated Apr 21, 2019 11:49am

The geoeconomics of CPEC

There is an impression that Pakistan has lost its geopolitical equilibrium. Updated Apr 07, 2019 07:59am