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Ayaz Ahmed

  • February 02, 2022

    The NSP shift

    Nobody can deny that Pakistan is rich in resources – but very poor in timely and efficient management. And deep-seated corruption is one of the...

  • January 01, 2022

    Making sense of PTI’s defeat

    One should reconcile with the fact that only change is permanent in the world. The defeat of the ruling party in recent LG polls in some tehsils of...

  • December 06, 2021

    Foreign aid: a curse?

    The economic team of the PTI seems to be engaged in chest-thumping after getting the nod from the IMF for $1 billion to steer the country’s...

  • November 15, 2021

    ‘Nationalising’ NAB

    There is no doubt that a system of robust and impartial accountability is the cornerstone of liberal democracy; the process of checks and balances...

  • May 23, 2019

    The cost of economic dependency

    Pakistan's protracted economic reliance on the US and some international financial institutions has seemingly deprived our geo-economically...

  • May 13, 2019

    A potential confrontation

    Last Sunday, the Trump administration threateningly said that it was deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group and a bomber task force...

  • June 27, 2018

    Electoral imperatives

    In parliamentary democracy, elections are held to continue the democratic process from one government to another without an inordinate...

  • June 06, 2018

    How to manage Pak-US ties

    It has been one of the most difficult tasks for almost all successive governments in Pakistan to effectively manage relations with the US. Even...

  • May 22, 2018

    Chabahar's fate

    When the US had lifted sanctions on Iran as a result of the Iran nuclear deal of 2015, the Rouhani-led government in Tehran optimistically expedited...

  • May 10, 2018

    The end of the deal

    Before the May 12 deadline, President Donald Trump has withdrawn the US from the multilateral Iran nuclear deal, with the objective to find a...