From these terrified men what can we expect?
Ayaz Amir |The News| December 19, 2014 The country’s two leading politicians are now Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan (mercifully not anymore Asif Zardari, and even more mercifully not the likes of Khursheed Shah). Nawaz Sharif is terrified of the Taliban... 
Kashmir: Four Possibilities
Shehzad Chaudhary |The News| December 19, 2014 Part – II But why doesn’t India move on the lines of the probable solutions to the Kashmir problem? This has a lot to do with the reenergised India that thinks it can eliminate Kashmir as an issue... 
Kashmir: Four Possibilities
Shehzad Chaudhary |The News| December 18, 2014 Part – I The Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan offers four possible solutions. For one either side gives up their part of the Kashmir as a means of resolving the dispute and getting on in life;... 
Balochistan Has A Road Map
I.A. Rehman |DAWN| December 18, 2014 THROUGH a series of publications released last week, the Balochistan government has revealed its development vision that should be widely discussed by both experts and common citizens. A study on the legislation carried... 
Tyrannical Tactics
Zahid Hussain |DAWN| December 17, 2014 THE growing incidence of violence against journalists involving PTI supporters is extremely worrying. The scenes of young women TV presenters being mobbed and heckled at rallies are the latest example of the party’s... 
Listen to Malala’s message
Talat Masood |Express Tribune| December 17, 2014 Our leaders have a lot to learn from Malala Yousufzai. She is clearly one of the most powerful messengers in raising awareness about education. “This award is not just for me. It is for those forgotten... 
Writing on the Wall…Which Some Still Can’t Read
Ayaz Amir |The News| December 16, 2014 This movement is not to be stopped or wished away. I am not expressing a desire, merely pointing to a reality getting stronger by the day. If it had no staying power this movement would have finished at the end of... 
Pakistan’s Security Challenges
Maleeha Lodhi |The News| December 16, 2014 Part – II While there are reasons to be upbeat about Pakistan-Afghan relations, unfortunately, similar optimism cannot be expressed about Pakistan-India relations. In fact, the conduct of the Narendra Modi... 
Bad Faith Negotiations?
Babar Sattar |DAWN| December 15, 2014 BAD faith, in legal parlance, is an intentional dishonest act such as entering into an agreement without the intention to fulfil it. It is never desirable to be the harbinger of gloom and doom, but marred by bad faith... 
America pulled down another notch
Shahid Javed Burki |Express Tribune| December 15, 2014 The report of the United States’ Senate Intelligence Committee detailing the interrogation techniques used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was released at an awkward point in the country’s... 
Worsening Security in Afghanistan
Najmuddin A Shaikh |Express Tribune| December 15, 2014 Two suicide attacks in Kabul on December 11, after a relatively calm week underlined the fragility of the security situation in Afghanistan. One of the suicide attacks was on a minibus carrying soldiers... 



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