Nawaz meets Zardari

A positive sign for political supremacy   The meeting between Nawaz Sharif and Asif Zardari at a time when the civil-military tensions have suddenly risen is highly significant. The issue however was

Government and Senate

The former needs to respect the latter The PML-N’s impulse to lock horns with the institutions has overpowered it once again. The party leadership feels uncomfortable with the Senate where it doesn’t

IMF politics

There’s always an angle The Fund is never without its politics. Nor is any other bilateral or multilateral lender for that matter – the World Banks and ADBs of this world. Remember

Whither ceasefire

With blasts and killing unceasing, government has a lot to answer for The fondness of the government to resolve the issue of terrorism through talks alone has taken away its attention from

Changing regional scenario

Pakistan needs to have friendly relations with its neighbours Pakistan needs to have friendly relations with its neighbours to overcome the dire economic and security challenges it faces. As things stand Islamabad’s

Afghan elections

In defiance of terrorists The enthusiasm displayed by the Afghan masses during Saturday elections should be highly discouraging for the TTP which is vainly trying to turn the clock backwards like its