Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
It is Time to Come Together and Save Ourselves

Let’s show our government and each other what being a nation really means.

News & Politics »

[25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Karachi: A Mess of a Metropolis

Some want to bring in the Army. Others seek to boost police and Ranger numbers. With political tussles continuing, Karachi is a city abandoned, left to make the best of a worsening situation.

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[25 Aug 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Who Will Lead Pakistanis and Bridge Ethnic Divides?

The recent violence in Karachi, with a hundred people dead in six days, desperately calls for someone to take a stand.

Business, News & Politics »

[25 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Obey or Depart: Being a State Bank Governor

What exactly led to Shahid Kardar’s departure from the State Bank of Pakistan?

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[24 Aug 2011 | 8 Comments | ]
The Doctor Strikes Back

Newsline traces the narrative of a man who seems acutely aware of his need for instant image control.

News & Politics »

[23 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Tears and Trauma in Karachi: Who is to Blame for the Cycle of Violence?

When will the government and political parties realise the grave consequences of the catastrophe that is unfolding in Karachi due to their selfish motives and poisonous speeches?

News & Politics »

[22 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Deweaponise and Depoliticise: Fixing the Cycle of Violence in Karachi

How can one stem Karachi’s descent into total anarchy?

News & Politics »

[22 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Rebels Move into Tripoli, but What Happens Next: Peace or Chaos?

In the next few days and weeks, who will be in control? Who will maintain law and order? Remember Baghdad and Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein? Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban?