Tackling Pak Taliban a challenge for Sharif - 6 months ago
The resounding mandate from Punjab may tempt revival of authoritarian traits in Sharif but political analysts in Pakistan talk of a new-found political maturity and tolerance to hear the other side after his travails in Attock jail and the Jeddah exile. This may foster a more cautious approach in dealing with sensitive aspects of civil-military relations.
Has the inscrutable Gen Kayani thrown a googly? - 10 months ago
On January 19, the expected re-shuffle of Lieutenant Generals took place, giving some indication about Pakistan Army chiefs views on who could be his successor in November, 2013.
Pakistan in a state of flux - 1 year ago
Prolonged shadow boxing continues and strife between important institutions of state, which was brought into the open by the Memogate affair is proving more difficult to resolve than earlier assessed.
The writing on the memo is on Pakistans walls - 2 years ago
If Haqqanis mercurial past and frequent political flip flops are any guide, he has an overpowering ambition to remain in the limelight