Wednesday October 04, 2023
Hassan Baig
Hassan Baig

  • September 21, 2023

    The world of mercenaries

    Mercenary entrepreneurship is thriving across the world partly due to never-ending regional conflicts of a complex nature, ranging from small-scale...

  • September 07, 2023

    Let’s hold elections

    History teaches us that no country can ever grow or develop without following a proper system of governance. Only a strong system that works to...

  • September 01, 2023

    Are we moving away from the dollar?

    The dollar got the status of a reserve currency after the aftermath of World War II by the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference. World War II brought...

  • August 22, 2023

    The SIFC wild card

    Since Pakistan’s economy is in deep trouble, the government has taken various steps to help improve it. But so far, most measures have proved to...

  • August 09, 2023

    The Xiaoping model

    Pakistan is passing through difficult and unprecedented times. We are facing enormous difficulties with a clear lack of resources, overpopulation,...

  • July 26, 2023

    A tsunami of loans

    Pakistan is under a severe debt trap, suffering from economic stagnation, economic slack and high inflation. There seems to be no solution to the...

  • July 07, 2023

    Can a country survive on loans?

    Almost all things in Pakistan — from politics to economics — are managed purely through an ad hoc approach. The phenomenon of ‘adventurism’...

  • June 23, 2023

    A budget for elections

    The budgetary proposals presented in the National Assembly of Pakistan by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on June 9 are quite optimistic. He has taken...

  • June 07, 2023

    Statecraft vs stategraft

    Statecraft is a larger concept of running the affairs of a state through its dynamic institutions on professional lines. The state is like a mother,...

  • May 19, 2023

    Path to self-destruction

    What politicians are doing these days in Pakistan is both interesting and disturbing. The country already faces the economic point of no return. And...