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Monday November 28, 2022
Mosharraf Zaidi
Mosharraf Zaidi

  • November 22, 2022

    The morning after November 29

    Welcome to November 22, 2022. There are now only seven short, autumnal days to go. Exactly one week from today, Pakistan will breathe a sigh of...

  • November 15, 2022

    Pakistan’s Big Lie and Great Truth

    Pakistan is in prison. A polycrisis prison. How will Pakistan escape this metastasized set of crises of economy, security, polity and society? Not...

  • November 08, 2022

    November 29 and Pakistan’s polycrisis

    The thing to remember as Pakistan melts down in anticipation of November 29, 2011 is that this whole fiasco was eminently predictable. How...

  • November 01, 2022

    Here comes November

    A lot is supposed to happen in November. A most anticipated change of guard in Rawalpindi, and an even more anticipated FIFA World Cup in Qatar.I...

  • October 18, 2022

    Imran Khan’s big win

    The Imran Khan faithful had anointed the byelections held on Sunday, October 16 as a referendum. In the end, like everything else this year, the...

  • October 11, 2022

    Amateur hour – extended remix

    The last time Pakistan had a new army chief was in 2016. By 2017, the twin towers of public discourse decision-making in Pakistan had had enough....

  • September 27, 2022

    Daronomics vs Haqeeqi Azadi?

    Shortly after his November 2014 visit to Islamabad, then Afghanistan president, Dr Ashraf Ghani sent his finance minister Dr Omar Zakhilwal to...

  • September 20, 2022

    Institutional overextension

    What happens when multiple crises converge at the same time and place? We are watching and learning in real time. Every day brings more unbelievable...

  • September 13, 2022

    Winning in a ‘slave nation’

    PTI Chairman Imran Khan has become rather enamoured of the idea that Pakistan is a slave nation and Pakistanis are slaves. It is now an increasingly...

  • September 06, 2022

    Addressing Pakistan’s ‘loss and damage’

    There are 33 million Pakistanis today whose lives have been directly affected by the 2022 floods. When the country experienced the 2010 floods, some...