News & Politics »

[17 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
To De-weaponise or Not?

Can de-weaponisation address issues of crime and militancy?

Books »

[16 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Book Review: Benazir Bhutto, A Multidimensional portrait

Suvorova’s biography of Benazir Bhutto is part history, part illuminating insight, part preconceived notions, and part rumour.

Business, Economy »

[15 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Falling Short

Two years down the road, the Sharif government is still struggling to deliver on its reforms agenda.

People, Profiles, Society »

[15 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
A People’s Man

The son of a pir, Asad is working to reform his village instead of living off the offerings from his mureeds.

News & Politics »

[15 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Cover Story: Deliver or Die

Karachi’s extortion mafia, in collusion with assorted political parties, has held the city in a tightening vise for years.

News & Politics »

No Country for Shias?

Pakistan has the second largest Shia population in the world. And yet when troops are needed to quell a Shia uprising in Manama or counter rebellions in Sana’a, the Arabs instinctively look to Pakistan as a natural ally.

News & Politics »

[13 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Cover Story: Forsaken City

Once known as a city of dreams, Karachi today ranks as one of the world’s worst urban nightmares.

Business, Economy »

[12 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Banking on the Asian Century

With the launch of the China-sponsored AIIB, the US loses its clout as the sole underwriter of the global economic system, especially in the Asian region, which is AIIB’s primary focus.