Author Archives: Syed Kaswar Gardezi


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

The endgame

The Age of Sharif is over! Verdict announced. Sentences awarded. Safdar arrested. The Sharifs have formally stepped into the folds of the foreseen trouble. Where on one hand Nawaz has an ailing


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Democracy wins

Democratic supremacy has been established in the country 10 years and two successive tenures later, Pakistan acclaims another win for democracy. Marred by rumors of potential coups or even dismissal of an


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Terrorism defined

It’s not terrorism when Israel does it, is it? The word ‘terrorism’ is subject to interpretation for different people. Some label every act of violence directed towards a group of people as


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Iqama Ltd

Who remains at fault? Less than a year after the ‘landmark’ judgement disqualifying Nawaz Sharif was rendered, another one of his closest aides has been sent packing in the same humiliating manner.


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

The untouchable

As always! A lot has been said about military dictators in the recent past. With some extending support and the others opposing dictatorship, Pakistan has had its fair share of military rulers


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Mob justice

Who is responsible? In our society taking the law into one’s own hands is a common phenomenon which graces us with its presence every now and then. History notes a significant number


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Justice for all

Change around the corner? Following a considerable interval, the special court constituted to prosecute General Musharraf is back in play. Despite having declared Musharraf an absconder in the case, the special court

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