We Should Respect Army

Appeared in Daily Times as my weekly column BAAGHI on June 12, 2011 Dubious policies of the uniformed establishment, their unchallenged influence on strategic decision making of the…

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From Notoriety to Damnation

Originally published in TehelkaDotCom in the June 18, 2011 issue   THE MURDER of Asia Times bureau chief Syed Saleem Shahzad on 31 May left Pakistanis in utter shock…

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Our Causes Leak on Pakistan

This was originally published in Dawn.com on May 21, 2011   As WikiLeaks finds new media friends in Pakistan, there is a deafening silence in some corridors of power….

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The Question of Identity

It was published as my weekly column BAAGHI in Daily Times on April 24, 2011 A popular line of argument, available to the analysts on Pakistan, has been…

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Heck, No HEC!

Published as weekly column BAAGHI in Daily Times on Sunday, April 10, 2011 Following the decision of the Parliamentary Commission on the Implementation of the Eighteenth Amendment (PCIEA),…

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Pakistan Day: Stop Lying

Originally published in Daily Times on Sunday March 27, 2011 as my weekly column Baaghi   One cannot help but feel peevish at the engineered and fraudulent yet…

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The Objectionable Resolution

Originally published in Newsweek Pakistan in the issue of March 21, 2011 Those who believe Pakistan was created in the name of Islam are plain wrong. History is…

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