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Engineer Khurram Dastgir-khan
Engineer Khurram Dastgir-khan

  • October 21, 2023

    Nawaz Sharif’s re-redux

    Nawaz Sharif’s re-redux. x/MurtazaViewsNawaz Sharif is the proverbial Lazarus of Pakistani politics. He has survived it all: dismissal of...

  • November 10, 2022

    Pakistan’s energy transition

    Pakistan in 2022 became the canary in the mine of climate change. The flood that ravaged one-third of the country this year came from the sky, not...

  • April 02, 2022

    Salvaging statecraft

    Behold the wreckage. China irritated. Saudi Arabia annoyed. US aggravated. EU infuriated. India euphoric. Muslim countries indifferent. IMF...

  • February 09, 2022

    National security wordplay

    The writer is a member of the National Assembly. These are his personal views.A reinvented wheel with spokes of jargon, cliche, and complacency was...

  • November 24, 2021

    Sin of appeasement

    The bulldozing of legislation facilitating Indian spy-terrorist Kulbhushan Jhadav in the joint session of parliament was the latest evidence to...

  • October 02, 2021

    The EVM heist

    0Not a single electronic voting machine was used in the general election in Germany this week. Germany is not alone. Netherlands, Ireland, Italy,...

  • September 20, 2021

    The continuing foreign policy catastrophe

    Appeasement of India, paralysis, vacillation, attack on diplomats, and loudspeaker diplomacy – all this and more has characterised the Imran Khan ...

  • March 30, 2021

    Reckoning with India

    It is not unusual for retired civil servants to reflect on the past. In a recent interview to an Indian journalist, however, former diplomat Abdul...

  • December 31, 2020

    Jinnah’s house is burning

    Declan Walsh’s ‘The Nine Lives of Pakistan’ augments a veritable genre – books on our embattled homeland by anglophone Western journalists....

  • April 23, 2020

    Mantel’s miracle: an appreciation

    Set in the court of English Tudor King Henry VIII in the years 1527-40 and dissecting the rise and fall of the royal advisor Thomas Cromwell,...