Following a wave of criticism, is the army ready for a substantive makeover?
It’s time to head out of the state of denial about the effectiveness of our defence doctrine and recalibrate our policies to take on the nation’s challenges in a more pragmatic and dispassionate way.
… of politics. Can the army ever be depoliticised?
Is the criticism of the army largely justified or misplaced? Is the military adequately focusing on the most dangerous threats to the nation?
Husain Haqqani’s role is to normalise relations to the point where Pakistan is at about the same level on the American panic scale as expired peanut butter.
Never before has a review of Pakistan’s intelligence-security apparatus been more urgently required.
Time has run out – we must decide: are we with the terrorists or against them?
Will the truth emerging from the WikiLeaks disclosures finally set the Pakistani public free?
The army and its advocates in the media often worry about Pakistan’s image, as if we are not suffering from a long-term serious illness, but a seasonal bout of acne that just needs better skin care.
Is the government really serious about investigating the presence of Osama bin Laden, his three wives and many children in Abbottabad?