Even in times of extreme tension, certain steps can help melt the ice.
There are no clear answers why a wily politician like the maulana would take such a plunge.
With a cooperative ownership, ‘Newsline’ had complete editorial freedom not enjoyed by other publications.
The attempt to control the press and encourage a pliant media is extremely dangerous.
Pakistan should avoid giving the impression that it can deliver the Taliban to the negotiating table.
It has been 20 years since October 12, 1999, when Pakistan witnessed its last formal military coup.
The JUI-F chief is trying to stay politically relevant. His desperation is obvious.
A major challenge for the ruling party is the collapse of governance in Punjab and KP.
The Houston ‘Howdy Modi’ rally demonstrated the growing influence of the Indian diaspora in the US.
The UNGA provides an excellent forum for PM Khan to present a strong case for the people of IHK.
It is still unclear what kind of political setup the Taliban would be willing to work within.
The world’s silence over India’s actions in IHK also reflects our diplomatic failure.
The security situation may be a factor, but there have been more pressing reasons for the extension.
The BJP’s politics, rooted in Hindu supremacist groups, has polarised India.
It is an extremely ominous situation. The Indian escalation will have global implications.
One year down the road, there has been deterioration instead of improvement in governance.
The US needs Pakistan’s support to extricate itself from a festering war it has never been able to win.
The Judge Arshad Malik scandal has become an explosive political issue.
The closure of Herald marks the end of one of the brightest chapters in independent journalism in Pakistan.
Neither horse-trading nor political witch-hunts can provide stability to the government.