Lahore Process and Afghan peace

The author is former Home Secretary and ex-IGP. He currently heads a think tank Good Governance Forum and can be reached at aashah7@yahoo.com Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmaud Qureshi inaugurated the ‘Lahore Peace Process’ held at Bhurban on June 21. Expressing his resolve, Qureshi said that Pakistan would whole-heartedly facilitate…

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Republic of fear

The writer is an historian and a member of the Haqooq-e-Khalq Movement. Recent events have once again raised the spectre of force and violence in our fragile polity. The arrests of opposition leaders and political activists have ignited memories of the decades from the 80s to the 2000s, when the…

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