Category: Zahid Hussain

The demon we created

IT took yet another militant attack across the border and increasing pressure from outside powers for us to finally act against Masood Azhar and his militant network —...

New Power Balance – Zahid Hussain

THE months-long suspense was broken last week by the notso-surprising choice of a dark horse as the country`s new army chief. It was Nawaz Sharif`s way of playing safe...

Out of the closet

WHY are we so horror-struck at the latest rants of the Jamaat-i-Islami emir? Munawar Hasan has only articulated more openly what his party stood for all along. His...

Soft On The Enemy

WHITHER the much-talkedabout tall(s with the Pakistani Taliban? There is no sign yet of them taking off. But even if the talks happen it would be more like talks between...

A Hostage Nation

ONE wonders how many more deaths and how much more destruction will it take to arouse our national leadership from its slumber. Neither the mutilated bodies of 18...

Being Asif Zardari

`ISLAMABAD is already jolted and now let`s wait for the aftershocks.` That was my first reaction at a TV talk show on Sept 7 when the anchor asked for my views on Asif...

Thoughts After The March

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