Daily Archives: July 20, 2008


The story of a bully and dummies-By M Aftab

I must admit ours is a story of a bully and dummies. If that is not so, then how will you define the government’s tutelage of George Bush and other American hawks towards Pakistani doves? How will you describe it when the latest US ‘gift’ to Pakistanis — the amassing […]


A close shave- Masood Hasan

There are many things you should not be if you are in the FATA lands. Well, you shouldn’t be there in the first place but if you have to and notwithstanding the brave words of our forever-travelling prime minister who claims tirelessly that the writ of the government cannot be […]


A problem for another day? Ghazi Salahuddin

As the sense of things falling apart deepens every passing day, it is hard to focus on any one aspect of the national crisis. The situation in Pakistan’s frontier regions does seem to be very critical, with increasing pressure from militants and continuing ambivalence about what our rulers want to […]