Pakistan’s situation today suggests that it will not be able to generate a demographic dividend.
There has to be a process through which former jihadists are strictly scrutinised before being reintegrated.
This time the civil and military leadership have shown much resolve to deal with the problem.
Such reckless action by India could easily spiral out of control and turn into a full-blown military conflagration.
Pakistan’s response to India’s war hysteria has indeed been a measured one.
It will be difficult for the government to achieve its objectives in an atmosphere of political confrontation.
The 18th Amendment may well have contributed to the country’s remaining on the path of democracy.
Will the Taliban agree to a ceasefire and sit across the table with the Kabul government?
The Sahiwal tragedy raises questions about the impunity granted to the law enforcers.
Our prime minister must realise that societal transformation requires clear vision.
Political engineering by the PTI in Sindh is not likely to work.
The credibility of the ongoing accountability process itself is in doubt.
The PM’s approach to politics and governance is no different from the short, T20 form of cricket.
The civil-military imbalance has remained a major source of political instability.
It remains to be seen whether some breakthrough is possible in the next round of talks.
There is no evidence to prove the government’s claim of having stabilised the financial situation.
The latest Pakistan-US spat has made it difficult to maintain even the illusion of meaningful alignment.
The Russian initiative aims at building greater regional understanding on the Afghan issue.
Despite the warning, the administration had not taken any preventive measures to stop the violence.
It is hard to believe that such a generous Saudi financial package has no costs.