Tag Archives: PTI

Pakistan’s PM Needs Better Advice

Advisors of exceptional stature and competence cannot be found through tenders, they have to be companions in the political fight. Big egos are usually rather a hindrance than an asset in the search for good advisers.

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U-Turn in Decision Making

Leaders must have the ability to be flexible and to change their plans to match the reality of the emerging situation, domestic and foreign. They must be capable of embracing change and treating uncertainty and ambiguity as the new norm otherwise the nation will face problems.

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Will Imran Khan Resolve Pakistan’s Complex Problems?

Will Pakistan's prime minister-in-waiting and former cricket star Imran Khan, bring stability, revive the economy and bring lasting peace to the South Asian nation?

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Who Will Win Pakistan’s Elections

Pakistan will go to polls on July 25 to elect a new parliament. Analyst Ikram Sehgal predicts that former cricket star Imran Khan's PTI party may win about 100 parliamentary seats, way short of the magic number of 172. Imran may well win the battle but without coming close to 110 PTI seats, he may well lose the war.

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Pakistan’s Hypocrisy Galore

The hearts and minds of many among the mighty rulers actually reside outside Pakistan, which is why they are indifferent to the plight of Pakistanis.

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‘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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Pakistan: The Mustafa Kamal Factor

Being central to the economics of Pakistan, peace in Karachi means prosperity in the country, Karachi is vital ground!   How would “the great silent majority” of Pakistanis chose between Altaf Hussain and Mustafa Kamal to restore peace to Karachi and to its former pristine economic glory is yet to be seen.

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Pakistan: Reflections on KP Local Elections

This devolution of powers presents a golden opportunity to Pakistan’s Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province that will not only strengthen community-led local governments, but also help in the creation and monitoring of safe neighborhoods at the grassroots level.

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Pakistan: Summer’s Discontent

Asif Ali Zardari outburst might be “the defining moment” PPP needed to re-invigorate itself as the dynamic force it once was in Pakistani politics.

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Pakistan: Peshawar in Peril

You cannot raise an island of peace and prosperity when surrounded by an ocean of political instability, economic adversity, and social discontent. Pakistan's strife-torn northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is caught in a security and governance gridlock.

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