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Who’s in charge? – Irfan Hussain

IF democracy depends on the consent of the losers, then Pakistan cannot claim to be a democratic country. Oh sure, we have our elections,...

Wag the dog – Irfan Hussain

IN the 1997 movie Wag the Dog, the US president gets embroiled in a sexual scandal while fighting for re-election. A spin doctor is...

Fight for survival – Irfan Hussain

THERE are times when you begin reading something without high expectations. Suddenly, you sit up as a little jolt shoots up your spine, and...

The perfect storm – Irfan Hussain

OVER the last year, protesters have taken over streets from Hong Kong to Iraq, and from Barcelona to Iran. The reasons are diverse, as is...

Ground zero – Irfan Hussain

I COULD see the curtain of haze miles away as we drove to Lahore from Islamabad recently. And before I remembered the air mask...

‘I told you so’ – Irfan Hussain

THE taste of your own medicine is seldom pleasant, so I can sympathise with Imran Khan for the large doses he is having to...

Straight to hell – Irfan Hussain

IN a world where news of fresh disasters is the norm, anything positive is worth cheering about. Especially when it comes from Donald Trump’s...

A deafening silence – Irfan Hussain

IMAGINE a scenario in which a Western country locks up hundreds of thousands of Muslims in internment camps. Here, they are ‘re-educated’ to adopt...

The ninth betrayal – Irfan Hussain

FANS of the iconic ‘Peanuts’ cartoon strip will recall how time after time, Lucy persuades the hapless Charlie Brown to kick the football she...

A letter to a son – Irfan Hussain

IN the current superheated nationalistic discourse that is at the heart of India’s Hindutva appeal, the Mughals are cast as the villains. In this version...
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