Editorial – Magazine

As we were about to go to print in June, Pakistan’s combined opposition had threated a massive agitation on the streets to bring down...

Pakistan’s Political Scene: Troubled Government and Divided Opposition?

Rizwan Shehzad |Prime Minister Imran Khan's government is in trouble. It is stuck with a tough economic situation ever since it came into power....

Qatar & Pakistan building long term relationship

Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, was in Pakistan for a brief one-day visit in the third week of June 2019....

Malam Jabba – Swat’s undiscovered heaven on a troubled Earth

Najma Minhas |Malam Jabba is an unbelievably scenic hill station in the Hindu Kush mountain range nearly 40 kilometers from Saidu Sharif in Swat...

Lawfare against Pakistan: coercion or self-inflicted wounds?

Hassan Aslam Shad |Law school teaches that coercion negates free will. It is grounds for exclusion of liability and culpability. We all know what...

Pakistan stands tall at United Nations

Rizwan Shehzad |On June 26, a tweet from Pakistan’s permanent representative to UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi prompted an explosion of responses on Twitter when...

PTI handed a Poisoned Chalice to drink from

When Imran Khan assumed office on August 18, 2018, as Prime Minister, he was aware that the country faced an economic crisis that would...

Is PTI responsible for Pakistan’s economic mess?

The economy is in a mess. There is consensus on this count. The point of dispute is whether the economy is in a mess...

Pakistan and US: Partners in new economic geography?

After successful engagements with the neighboring Arabian Gulf countries, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s expected meeting with President Donald Trump is a welcome development for...

Stagflation and it’s prevalence in Pakistan

Stagflation is a situation in which a country has a simultaneous increase in both inflation and unemployment, and in turn, falling economic growth. The...

No Free Lunch: Pakistan’s rocky relation with IMF

We often hear that in the recent past, foreign loans were being used to artificially maintain the Pakistani Rupee at an overvalued rate. During...

No Free Lunch: Pakistan’s rocky relation with IMF

The USD/PKR is now under a “market-based regime as opposed to a tightly managed float earlier. It is difficult to put a number on...