Umer Farooq

Pakistan and India’s cold war

Recent skirmishes between India and Pakistan have deeply wounded relations between the two nations. Updated Oct 15, 2016 06:01pm

Concealed truth

What is wrong with madrasas? Published Apr 05, 2016 12:59pm

The Mast Gul Factor

Mast Gul's desperate call to die for a political cause or ideology has endured in our society Updated Aug 10, 2016 01:30am

Learning from the past

The gradual retreat of Nawaz Sharif's government from policymaking has been visible from the start of his third tenure Updated Nov 27, 2015 01:04pm

Enter the General

The military’s image-building campaign and its consequences Updated Sep 26, 2016 03:21pm

Conflict and resolution

We as a nation are far from clear as to what our prime security interests are Updated Jul 27, 2015 03:36pm

In plain sight

Examining indiscretions involving Pakistan’s nuclear power Updated Jun 13, 2015 04:45pm

Territorial limits

Examining the constitutional status of Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir Updated May 07, 2015 03:37pm

Campaign of terror

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti was on his way to address a public meeting in Mardan on... Published Mar 27, 2015 01:43pm

At the military’s beck and call

Only a week before dismissing Prime Minister Mohammad Khan Junejo’s government in May 1988, military dictator... Published Mar 27, 2015 12:42pm

The vicious circle

Economists say the problem of circular debt started in 2007, when international oil prices increased exponentially... Updated Dec 16, 2016 02:21pm

Centre of controversy

Will the new administration reverse the process of decentralisation? Published Mar 23, 2015 05:45pm