Tuesday October 03, 2023
Hussain H Zaidi

The writer is a graduate from a western European university

  • October 02, 2023

    Developing with a cultural lag

    Cultural lag is a condition in a society where one aspect of culture is out of kilter with another to which it is related. As a result, society...

  • August 12, 2023

    The legacy that lingers

    August 17 marks the death anniversary of General Ziaul Haq, Pakistan’s longest serving ruler. Having ousted the country’s hitherto most popular...

  • July 26, 2023

    The art of creating enemies

    The PTI received a second setback after the fateful day of May 9, 2023. A few weeks ago, a large number of frontline party leaders from Punjab –...

  • July 17, 2023

    What after the IMF credit?

    Dollars are pouring in following the conclusion of a $3 billion short-term credit programme with the IMF. Pakistan has received the first tranche of...

  • July 02, 2023

    A red carpet for India

    It was ironic for the White House to condemn cross-border terrorism in the context of Pakistan-India relations while playing host to the man who as...

  • June 10, 2023

    The other side of politics

    For a politician who was brought up in the lap of the powers that be and who rode to power on their coattails, it must be excruciatingly agonizing...

  • May 29, 2023

    A (mock) revolution gone awry

    Composed on the grandest of scales and couched in the most sublime of languages, the epic represents the highest form of poetry. Typically, this...

  • May 17, 2023

    Descent into fascism

    The violence, arson and pillage that followed the arrest of populist leader Imran Khan is emblematic of Pakistan’s descent into fascism. The way...

  • April 30, 2023

    A case for strategic privatization

    Whenever the economy is in hot waters, selling state-owned enterprises is seen as a key ingredient of the recipe for economic recovery. The IMF,...