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Babar Sattar
Babar Sattar

The writer is a lawyer based in Islamabad.

  • September 08, 2018

    Fighting bigotry

    The fear was that the PTI government might buckle under the pressure of bigots and obscurantists over the appointment of Atif Mian to the Economic...

  • September 01, 2018

    All hail the omnipotent

    While in the last two weeks the PTI government has fallen prey to its own rhetoric and produced some humour, it is firmly in the saddle for two...

  • August 25, 2018

    Path to Naya Pakistan

    “Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself; I am large – I contain multitudes” – said Walt Whitman. There is much about...

  • August 18, 2018

    The giddy season

    At the eve of Imran Khan being anointed prime minister, Pakistan is giddy with hope. Hope is a good thing – but when it begins to resemble...

  • August 04, 2018

    The game of thrones

    It was argued in these columns prior to Election 2018 that the PTI must win. There was no prophesy or prediction involved.

  • July 28, 2018

    Naya Pakistan

    Elections produced winners and losers. Election 2018 did too. The PTI won across the country, emerging as a dominant federal party and the PML-N,...

  • July 22, 2018

    Post-Election 2018

    The bottom line is that Experiment 2018 will fail just like all previous experiments. To move forward, and not in circles, we’ll need to fix this...