Newsclick Production, May 21, 2013
Elections in Pakistan are over. Though the mandate is regional, as no party has shown a nation wide presence, PML-N has attained a majority in Pakistan’s national assembly after 18 independent candidates joined the party. D. Raghunandan of Newsclick.in discusses the factors governing the present political environment of Pakistan with the senior journalist Seema Mustafa.
Pervez Hoodbhoy, Himal, June 11, 2011
The killing of Osama bin Laden could provide Pakistan an opportunity to reverse its downward slide, though changing course will not be easy. The country must decide whether to decisively confront Islamist violence, or continue with the military’s current policy of supporting jihadi militants with one hand even as it slaps them with the other..
Newsclick Productions, March 16, 2011
Aijaz Ahmad, senior political analyst, comments on the assassinations of Salman Taseer and Shahbaz Bhatti in Pakistan. He focuses on the collusion between the security establishment, the democratic polity and the fundamentalists in the country. He also comments on the "Davis affair" -- suggesting that it is an outcome of a game played between the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).