Tag Archives: NAP

‘Bandh’ Politics

While military intervention may be the solution of last resort, martial law is really no solution. With Pakistan’s government taking measures indirectly helping opposition leader Imran Khan becoming successful bringing Islamabad to a total standstill, the economy will take a significant hit.

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Is Terrorism The Real Target?

Is terrorism the real target of our rulers or is it the Army? Instead of calling DG Rangers “to restore peace at all costs in Karachi”, the COAS could call the PM’s House to stop playing with the lives of the people of Pakistan.With Gen Raheel Shareef running out of time, Nawaz Sharif is rearing to call his bluff! We are in real trouble because even though the Army sees the political game, it clearly lacks the commitment to do something about it.

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Pakistan: Making Accountability Effective

It is almost impossible to prove a crime in court without conducting a thorough investigation while Pakistan's methods of investigation remain outdated, invariably political influence waylays criminal investigations.

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Pakistan NAP(ing)!

Pakistan’s counter-terror and counter-radicalization drive requires strict enforcement of existing laws. Its ruling elite, including the bureaucracy, need to stop thinking in terms of stereotypes and rely more on indigenous ways of dealing with conflict and crime than on borrowed recipes.

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Pakistan: Why the World Doesn’t Believe Us

Pakistan’s counterterrorism discourse must be anchored in across-the-board rule of law.

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Pakistan: Challenges Facing the Counter-terror Drive

For operations in Waziristan and Karachi, Pakistan’s military provided the muscle the government needed to cow down terrorists masquerading as religious crusaders. But what about the country’s capital, Islamabad, where the civilian administration is still struggling with the remnants of the Lal Masjid?

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