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Asif Ali Zardari

PM Sharif’s Authority Shrinks to Islamabad After Punjab Snub

The Supreme Court decision and election of Pervez Ellahi as Punjab chief minister will have profound implications for the Sharif government which may be forced to call early elections. Early elections will dampen the hopes of army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa of getting an extension in service, paving the way for the appointment of a new army chief on merit.

Where is Pakistan Headed to after Govt’s Election Rout in Punjab?

Some analysts in Pakistan do not rule out the impositionn of martial law if the ongoinng political crisis continue to take a heavy toll on the economy.

Money in Pakistani Politics: Fox Protecting the Hens!

One of the greatest blunders of recent Pakistani history, the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), universally believed to be the initiative of General Pervez Musharraf,...

‘Revolving’ Political Conscience

The corruption of the political process making democracy a farce is not new to Pakistan, or for that matter confined to Pakistan alone. Asif...

Broadsheet Scandal and Accountability

It is extremely difficult to reconstruct what happened in Pakistan's Broadsheet scandal because the text and terms of the contract and the subsequent actions not being disclosed fully and honestly. Those responsible have never been held accountable.

‘Panamanian’ Epidemic

Trying to portray business as usual, the rich and the powerful identified in the PANAMA LEAKS are scrambling for cover across the world.  The...

Targeting Illegal Money

The Panama leaks brought out in graphic detail the lack of understanding in Pakistan of how multi-national companies (MNCs) and individuals evade taxes, hide...

Zardari, Bilawal Meet Party Leaders in NYC

Former President Asif Ali Zardari and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari broke their weeks long seclusion by meeting the New York-based leaders and supporters of their...

A ‘Democratic’ Hypocrisy

Corruption has been alive and well in Pakistan for over 6 decades. Soon after the Quaid died and with Liaquat Ali Khan subsequently assassinated...

Targeting White Collar Crime

The sick loan portfolio in the banks started to swell as early as the mid-eighties, the same was not publicly acknowledged in the banks’...

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