Karamatullah K Ghori

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

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

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

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

Racy plot, disappointing climax

By delaying its verdict in the Panama case against Sharif, has the Pak SC given more  time for the PM to concoct evidence?

26 Apr 2017

Blowing hot and cold over spy saga

After Jadhav’s sentencing, the Pak military has whipped up anti-India sentiment. PM Nawaz Sharif must now tread a fine line.

16 Apr 2017

Has Pakistan walked into a Saudi trap?

Former Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif is going to take up command of a Saudi-led Islamic military alliance to fight terror

04 Apr 2017

Hurricane Modi rattles Pakistan

After BJP’s victory in UP, pundits in Pakistan are chalking out a new game plan on how to deal with a robustly-mandated Modi.

20 Mar 2017

From posh London apartments to shell companies, Nawaz Sharif’s business interests no more secret

The evidence produced before the apex court points to an unmistakable charade played by the Nawaz Sharif family to cover their footprints from Pakistan to overseas.

17 Feb 2017

A general who refuses to fade away

Former Pak army chief Gen Raheel Sharif is poised to head a Saudi-led military alliance. Pundits in Pak aren’t impressed

14 Jan 2017

Whose word is the law in Pakistan?

Musharraf’s revelation about former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif shows how the levers of raw power work in Pakistan.

28 Dec 2016

Apex court bombshell in Nawaz case

The case against the Sharif clan may now be heard afresh. Pakistan’s SC might even appoint a “special commission”

16 Dec 2016

Qatari twist to Pak PM's panama woes

Sharif clan’s earlier narrative explaining how it acquired expensive London flats has been hit by a royal bombshell

02 Dec 2016

Pakistan, brace yourself

India can relax about Trump’s presidency.But Pakistan doesn’t have the luxury, it should keep its fingers crossed

14 Nov 2016

Is one leak too many for Nawaz Sharif? 

At a time when Pakistan’s ties with India are at their nadir, Prime Minister Sharif faces major political turmoil at home

27 Oct 2016

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