Pakistan’s former military ruler, Gen Pervez Musharraf, who waged war on terrorists and who decided to be on the right side of the world post-9/11, may be exposed to the risk of assassination at the hands of terrorists of all hues. A commando, who led an expedition against India in 1987 to wrest back Siachen … More Musharraf case and the judge with a grudge….
Nations and societies pay heavily for making wrong choices. This not only affects their present, this also darkens the future of their coming generations. Nations and societies have opportunities, at a regular interval, to make choices of people to manage their security, economy and other affairs of the statecraft. Today, the countries on the wrong … More We are what we choose; and this is our last chance to choose prudently….
HUSSAIN SAQIB Pakistan’s economy has experienced decades of boom and bust in a set pattern. If we divide Pakistan’s political history into periods of military rule and democratic rule, we clearly see that the country invariably enjoyed economic boom during the so-called military regimes. The bust pattern invariably pertains to the period when Pakistan was … More Democracy and economic growth are incompatible in Pakistan….
Hussain Saqib The system of governance in Pakistan is in disarray, the state institutions have crumbled after having been politicized, there is a state of confusion all over and the ultimate sufferers are the stakeholders; the people who only count during the polling season. One of the major causes is the destruction of the institution … More Constitutional protection to civil servants is the key to independence of State institutions
By: Hussain Saqib A ferocious debate has been triggered in print and electronic media by some vested interest groups that Pakistan’s military consumes the largest share of nation’s economic pie. The nation is being made to believe that Pakistan’s military is the root-cause of economic woes of the country. These voices may sound music to … More Even zero defense budget will not solve Pakistan’s economic problems…..