Columns in 2014
2014 poses challenges
Jan 01
Democratic pluralism and Pakistan
Jan 08
CSS written examination result, 2013
Jan 16
What is wrong with education and research in Pakistan?
Jan 22
Seeking stability in Afghanistan in 2014
Jan 29
Pak-US strategic dialogue
Feb 05
The Pashtun corridor
Feb 19
Afghanistan and the lessons of history
Feb 26
The ideology of Pakistan
Mar 05
The ideology of Pakistan and its implementation
Mar 12
Pakistan: between Iqbal's and Jinnah's visions
Mar 19
An emotional Pakistan -- the ravages
Mar 26
Elections in Afghanistan and the Taliban factor
Apr 02
A few words on Khabarnaak
Apr 09
The changing contours of civil-military relations
Apr 16
The talk show dilemma
Apr 23
A few words on Hamid Mir
Apr 30
Those eight hours
May 07
Two messages from May 11, 2014
May 14
Imran Khan: problems and solutions
May 21
Nawaz Sharif's visit to India
May 28
The PTI in agitation mode
Jun 04
Afghanistan: the run-off election
Jun 11
Operation Zarb-e-Azb
Jun 18
The Dr Qadri episode
Jun 25
The rankings issue of Pakistani universities
Jul 02
The higher education problem
Jul 09
Conspiracy against higher education
Jul 16
The HEC and the Ahsan Iqbal factor
Jul 23
Talk shows, tsunamis and revolutions
Aug 06
Imran Khan and the fallacies of logic
Aug 13
Understanding Imran Khan's politics
Aug 20
Imran Khan, Dr Qadri and Mubashir Luqman
Aug 27
The Imran-Qadri headache
Sep 03
The conspiracy against parliament
Sep 10
The ISPR factor
Sep 17
Scotland: the post-referendum phase
Sep 24
Dharna and Warna
Oct 01
A democratic Afghanistan
Oct 29
Merit and the HEC
Nov 12
Islamabad-Kabul rapprochement
Nov 19
The Obama doctrine and Pakistan
Nov 26
The future of Pak-US relations
Dec 03
The Af-Pak strategy is alive and kicking
Dec 10
The Berlin Wall is still intact!
Dec 17
Xenophobia still haunting Germany
Dec 24
Pak-India wrangling in Afghanistan
Dec 31