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The General Perspective

General Asim Saleem Bajwa, then DG ISPR This article was originally published by The Nation on June 28, 2016 During his recent tour of Germany, where he was…

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Torkham: Now What?

This article was originally published by The Nation on June 21, 2016 More than twenty people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at…

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Pakistan’s Afghan Dilemma

This article was originally published by The Nation on 31st May 2016 After the death of Mullah Mansour on the soil of Pakistan, if some geniuses think that…

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Post Mullah Mansoor

This article was published by The Nation on 24th May 2016 After prolonged bids to convince Mullah Mansour to come to the negotiating table, a ‘precision airstrike’ by…

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Memogate: The Bigger Picture

This appeared in Daily Times on Tuesday December 6, 2011 as my weekly column BAAGHI In an op-ed in a British paper, a man claims to have communicated…

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Let us tell NATO, “No More!”

This was originally written as my weekly column BAAGHI and appeared in Daily Times on Tuesday November 29, 2011 The anger in Islamabad is natural and understandable. The…

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What Makes it “Memogate”?

This was written for Daily Times, appeared as my weekly Op-Ed BAAGHI on Monday November 21, 2011 By now we all know what Memogate is, and what memo…

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Pakistan Fights Back in Shikarpur

This post was originally written for the Daily Times, appeared as my weekly column BAAGHI on Monday November 14, 2011 The Islamic Republic of Pakistan saw yet another…

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