Monday June 05, 2023
Raashid Wali Janjua
Raashid Wali Janjua

The writer is a retired brigadier, and a PhD scholar in Peace and Conflict Studies at the National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad.

  • March 05, 2023

    The power and energy crisis

    Pakistan’s power and energy crisis has reached crisis proportions. The power sector’s circular debt of Rs2,377 billion – combined with Rs1,400...

  • February 20, 2023

    Hydropolitics of hate

    Irrational thinking usually leads to irrational decision. Hate is an irrational and visceral instinct, and those consumed by it are always prone to...

  • November 27, 2022

    Choices: reform or perish

    The time has come for Pakistan to take some tough decisions and reorient its economic policies. Business as usual will yield the same errors. The...

  • November 12, 2022

    The perils of anocracy

    Anocracies are countries in transition towards full democracy after having experienced non-democratic rule in the past but are not fully committed...

  • November 01, 2022

    Dangerous nationalism

    The Tipu Sultan Express named after the famed freedom icon who resisted British colonialism in South India in the late 18th Century is being renamed...

  • May 17, 2022

    Godse’s India

    The ethereal beauty of the Kashmir valley is being assaulted by the ugliness of Indian depredations on human rights and international law fronts in...

  • March 01, 2022

    Our geo-economic dream

    Geo-economics is the new buzzword these days, thrown around rather loosely without quantifying its benefits, especially in a country like Pakistan...

  • February 14, 2022

    The Baloch conundrum

    Like the West, Balochistan also exists in the past and the present simultaneously. The jagged serenity of its mountains contrasts eerily with the...

  • January 15, 2022

    The state of the Indian union

    India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day on January 26. Flaunting its status as the world’s most populous democracy, it nevertheless continues...

  • January 02, 2022

    National security policy

    A nation’s national security policy is a national vade mecum or ‘grand national strategy’ which helps draft various sectoral strategies or...