Tariq Khosa

The anti-terror fight

We do not have a national security policy, and the internal security policy remains unimplemented. Updated Mar 15, 2020 10:48am

Bounce back, captain

The journey from cricket to politics is not easy and the captain knows it well. Updated Feb 24, 2020 07:36am

The right to govern

In order to ensure its legitimacy, a government must uphold three principles — liberty, equality and agency. Published Jan 19, 2020 07:18am

Reforms for progress

Turning wishes into reality depends on sound advice, legal reforms and abandoning the collision course. Published Dec 10, 2018 07:25am

Fragile states

What must states do to counter terrorism? Published Nov 06, 2018 06:41am

Hopes and fears

One expects the prime minister to choose the right people to head institutions. Updated Sep 01, 2018 12:13pm

This mess we’re in

Only an effective charter of governance can help us. Published Jul 12, 2018 06:00am

A road map for rule of law

The bottom line at the recent Judicial Conference was that the state cannot afford to falter further. Updated May 14, 2018 06:56am

Inconvenient truths

Terrorists draw their strength from a state that follows their rules of engagement. Published Apr 13, 2018 07:06am

Securing the nation

The political and civilian leadership have allowed their authority to be eroded. Published Feb 24, 2018 06:34am

A prison of our own making

The deep state is like an unbridled horse, without the reins of constitutional oversight. Published Dec 23, 2017 07:23am

Overcoming the trust deficit

Both the US refrain of ‘do more’ and Pakistan’s irritated response of ‘no more’ are unwise. Published Nov 27, 2017 06:37am

Praetorian rule of law

It was sensible of the SSP Operations to ask the deputy commissioner to deploy a Rangers contingent. Updated Oct 07, 2017 10:34am

The radical right

Divisive politics threatens to tear the world asunder. Published Sep 10, 2017 06:59am

Travel ban ruling

There is a battle over what is a ‘bona fide relationship’. Published Jul 30, 2017 01:30am

Plotting terror

There are flaws in the way the US handles terrorism cases. Published Jul 16, 2017 03:10am

Missing the larger picture

An ‘intense mix of envy and sense of humiliation and powerlessness’ seem to be driving extremism. Published Jun 17, 2017 04:26am

Gwadar the tiger

The festering wounds that have given impetus to the Baloch insurgency should be healed. Published Apr 01, 2017 07:06am