Thursday September 23, 2021
Mosharraf Zaidi
Mosharraf Zaidi

  • September 21, 2021

    Marrying risk averse with opportunistic

    With the Taliban ascendant in Afghanistan, the Daesh terrorist network resurgent across Afghanistan, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan terrorist group...

  • September 14, 2021

    Reflections of a systemnik

    The recent takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban poses a grave danger to Pakistani society and state – but these dangers are not what a typically...

  • September 07, 2021

    Muhajireen versus refugees

    The theme of a colonized mindset that cannot think for itself, by itself, of itself is a powerful one. It is a consistent motif for Prime Minister...

  • August 31, 2021

    Shackles of stupidity

    The Taliban takeover in Afghanistan is a profoundly dangerous development. This is true regardless of how angry you may be about the way the United...

  • August 24, 2021

    Threat of Taliban ascendancy

    There are many reasons why Pakistanis should be deeply concerned about the Taliban ascendancy in Afghanistan. But perhaps the two most important...

  • August 17, 2021

    Pakistan’s true role in Afghanistan

    In less than two weeks, the situation in Afghanistan has changed dramatically. Many people have been taken by surprise by the swiftness of the fall...

  • August 10, 2021

    The Republic versus an emirate

    As the Afghanistan fiasco deepens, many important voices have sought to understand and analyse the day-to-day situation in Afghanistan, and how...

  • July 27, 2021

    Choosing a side in Afghanistan

    There is growing trepidation that the situation in Afghanistan is rapidly deteriorating. This sense of doom has been locked in for Afghan elites...

  • July 13, 2021

    A domestic, not foreign, challenge

    Is the situation in Afghanistan a foreign policy challenge or a domestic policy conundrum? At the heart of the conversation initiated by Ejaz Haider...

  • July 06, 2021

    Cross-border CT operations?

    In his column for The Friday Times this week, titled ‘Pakistan needs a proactive Afghanistan policy’, Ejaz Haider has argued for Pakistan to...