Pakistan’s perilous democratic transition

Pakistan’s perilous democratic transition has been rocked by the ongoing anti-government protests. The standoff between the government led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and…

What the Karachi airport attack says about the Pakistani Taliban

By Raza Rumi, Special for CNN Editor’s note: Raza Rumi is a policy analyst, columnist and consulting editor at The Friday Times, Pakistan. He is also the…

Exodus from Pakistan’s troubled north presents risks, opportunities

By Raza Rumi, Special to CNN   Pakistan’s much-awaited military offensive in North Waziristan was launched more than a week ago, and followed an attack…