Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Asma Jahangir – most robust voice for HRs

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan LAST week (February 11), we observed the death anniversary of Asma Jahangir, who remains unmatched in her ability to use the law in the...

Asia Bibi’s acquittal – step forward for justice system

By Rafia Zakaria The case is well known to everyone in Pakistan. On a hot day in June, as both male and female laborers...

CJP Khosa’s proposal may open up a Pandora’s box

By Ahmed Bilal Mehboob JUST a day before assuming office as the new Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa surprised many by...

Slips between the cup and the lips

Lt Gen (r) Naeem Khalid Lodhi Dark clouds wrapped around this region had menacingly thundered, poured acid rain and evaporated the dreams of welfare and happiness of...

Pakistan: Domestic conditions and global interaction

By Dr. Hasan Askari Rizvi Linkages between domestic context and foreign policy have always been acknowledged by major analysts of global politics. The importance of this...

Comparison between Bangladesh and Pakistan: An eye-opener

By Pervez Hoodbhoy BANGLADESH is not some Scandinavian heaven. It is poor and overpopulated, undereducated and corrupt, frequented by natural catastrophes, experiences occasional terrorism, and the farcical...

Kashmir after Simla and now what next!

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan Reading former DG-ISI General Asad Durrani’s book  ‘Pakistan adrift’, my optimism regarding possible solution of Kashmir issue got reaffirmed notwithstanding the hyper observation of...

Is this Pakistan that Quaid-e-Azam wanted?

By Mawish Moulvi For better or for worse today we are an Islamic Republic courtesy of the 1956 constitution. Did Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah want this?...

Fears of uncertainties in Afghanistan after US withdrawal

By Asif Durrani Ashraf Ghani’s government is visibly upset over the proposed understanding between the US Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban about the withdrawal of US...

Afghanistan: War to diplomacy – what next?

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan Leaders who make unpopular decisions at the right time are better than those who make hasty decisions only to end up taking...