Karamatullah K Ghori

Trump’s Taunts rile Pakistan

The dawn of the New Year, 2018, seems to have given Pakistanis a fresh reminder of an old adage: adversity never comes alone but in tandem with misfortune.

09 Jan 2018

Behind Pak Army’s surprise move

In a rare event, the Pakistani army chief addressed the country’s Parliament. What prompted Gen. Bajwa to break with tradition?

28 Dec 2017

Are Mohajirs Pakistan’s Jews?

Muslims who migrated to Pakistan during Partition are now facing an ethnic backlash as the natives start asserting themselves

18 Dec 2017

Religious fascism wins in Pakistan

Pakistan’s government has again caved in to the demands of Islamist extremists. Will the country ever learn from its mistakes?

01 Dec 2017

Family turns foe for Nawaz

A few weeks ago, Pakistan’s former PM Sharif bounced back to the centre stage. But now, his own clan is hatching a plot to throw him out

30 Oct 2017

Pakistan’s rants and a moody Trump

Ties between the US and Pakistan have always been shaky. But with Trump in the White House, the relationship is in a free fall

16 Oct 2017

Guess who’s back in Pakistan

Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif thumbs his nose at the Pakistani judiciary and is all set to regain the chairmanship of his party.

28 Sep 2017

Feeling the heat from a soulmate

At the BRICS summit, China called out Pakistan-based terror groups. Is Islamabad listening to its all-weather friend?

14 Sep 2017

Trump holds Pakistan’s feet to fire

With US President Trump making India an equal player in Afghanistan, Pakistan will now try to show that it has other friends in the region.

04 Sep 2017

For Nawaz, pride comes before a fall

Pakistan’s former prime minister takes his case to the ‘people’s court’ which he, erroneously, thinks is tilted in his favour

17 Aug 2017

Another nail in Sharif’s coffin?

Imran Khan is likely to make life hard for Nawaz’s successor Shehbaz, who is notorious for his short fuse and tantrums

31 Jul 2017

The Nawaz drama has just begun

The JIT report on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s business empire could spell doom for Pakistan’s first family

13 Jul 2017

Sharif and the Saudi rogue crisis

With Arab states ganging up against Qatar, does the Pakistan PM have the guts to stand up to his Saudi mentors?

21 Jun 2017

A Calculated Saudi Snub to Pakistan

With US President Trump on their side, the Saudis are telling their hireling Nawaz that they don’t need Pakistan anymore

02 Jun 2017

How Pak ran afoul of its neighbours

Pakistan’s ties with India have long been strained. Now its relations with Iran and Afghanistan have turned rocky

15 May 2017