Author Archives: Hussaan Tariq

Defiance of merit

A rule prevalent in Naya Pakistan too? Merit based appointments and placements are the most basic yet a key human resource proposition for business and organisational success worldwide. This principle, however, is

Khan’s A-Team

Merit must prevail To quote Kapil Dev, PM-designate Imran Khan’s past cricketing counterpart from across the border: “Irrespective of any political party, I am a supporter of good people who want to

Needles in a haystack

Is there a place for them in Naya Pakistan? “Naya Pakistan will be based on, and driven by, merit,” stated Fawad Chaudhry in his press conference at Bani Gala on August 04, 2018.

Khan’s idea of change

It seeks allegiance from status quo! To quote Thomas Henry Huxley, an English biologist, and author: “The results of political changes are hardly ever those which friends hope or foes fear.” For

Greater KPK

Its implications and beyond In Pakistan, over seventy years into its independence, the land defined by rough terrains, extreme weathers, and a tough life, we call FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) has

The war of ideas

A new idea of war! To quote Sun Tzu, a Chinese general, military strategist, writer, and philosopher: “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” The only way,

Tit-for-tat diplomacy!

A gift of lost credibility or interest? “Force is all conquering, but its victories are short lived” The present administration of the United States, apparently, seems to have forgotten the aforementioned quote

Less is more!

Is MMA an underestimated dark horse? Picking up from last week’s column that highlighted a form of feudalism and its influence on political maneuvering in the country, let us introduce ourselves to