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Agenda for the Nation 2013 and Beyond-3

May 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, World

Over the past five years, extremely bad governance wrought with corruption and compromise in the name of continuity of democracy has brought the country to a disastrous point. This has given rise to several crises having long-term repercussions, eroding our sovereignty, economy and even our identity as a nation. An incisive view of such issues […]

Agenda for the nation 2013 and beyond-2

May 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Pakistan, World

What is the real nature and extent of the domestic crisis? Let me try to highlight some of its major dimensions. First and foremost, it is a ‘crisis of legitimacy’. For any country’s good governance, legitimacy is essential. Military general turned president Pervez Musharraf lacked legitimacy, and the outgoing government, despite having the semblance of […]

Agenda for the Nation: 2013 and Beyond-1

May 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Pakistan, World

The next government, which is expected to be in power sometime this year, shall have to formulate a national agenda for the next five years in the context of global, regional and domestic scenarios. On the global scene, with haunting shadows of 9/11 still lingering, the real issue remains the need for an effective exit strategy. The […]