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Wednesday October 27, 2021
Ahsan Iqbal
Ahsan Iqbal

  • July 09, 2021

    Strategic pullback

    ‘Budget season’ is a good time for a critical reflection on Pakistan’s current economic challenges and future prospects. Our fiscal budget is...

  • May 06, 2021

    Search for a political settlement

    Three years ago – on May 6, 2018 – I barely survived an assassination attempt on my life as the interior minister of the country. Although my...

  • March 10, 2021

    Good economics is inclusive politics

    The defeat of Finance Minister Mr Hafeez Sheikh in the Senate elections is not just a defeat of Mr Imran Khan but a rejection of the idea that...

  • December 29, 2020

    Options for 2021

    One big lesson from the political and economic history of Pakistan is that ad-hoc and inorganic political arrangements are destined to fail sooner...

  • October 09, 2020

    The whole of the nation

    COAS Gen Bajwa in his remarks to the Corp Commanders Conference has once again reiterated that 5th Generation Warfare and hybrid application...

  • January 26, 2020

    A breakthrough path

    One month in solitary confinement is a good time to reflect on one’s life and the life of our nation. This is my fifth term as MNA from Narowal...

  • January 25, 2020

    A breakthrough path

    One month in solitary confinement is a good time to reflect on one's life and the life of our nation. This is my fifth term as MNA from Narowal...

  • December 04, 2019

    A new approach

    Classical political economic thinkers such as Ibn Khaldun, Adam Smith, David Ricardo and Karl Marx explained in detail that economics, society and...

  • October 20, 2019

    What the economy needs

    The economy is neither a contest of bat and ball nor one of lies or – to be politically correct – ‘U-turns’, which create uncertainty and...

  • May 06, 2019

    IIIP — Fighting extremism

    As I am writing this article, I am overwhelmed with emotions of all sorts. Because a year ago at this time, I was fighting for my life in hospital...