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“Game Changer” Documents

Since the so-called “new” documents that were going to be submitted by the Sharifs to the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers hearings, which certain sections of the media were calling “game changers”, I have been coming across images of these in social media. Since the first time I saw them, some things seemed odd. … Continue reading

Full Text of the Pamana JIT Report

The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan to probe Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members, including his three children, Hussain Sharif, Hassan Sharif, and Maryam Safdar-Sharif, was released today. The summary of the report (paragraph 2 of Volume-I) states that the JIT found the following: Maryam Nawaz was … Continue reading

The Prime Minister’s Defense

Although I believe he is guilty, I think that the case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be difficult to establish, unless his lawyers are unable to prove that Maryam Nawaz is merely a trustee and not a beneficial owner of the properties. If she is one of the beneficial owners, and Nawaz Sharif did … Continue reading

The Tip of the Iceberg

Musa Gilani returns to Pakistan today to face charges of in the ephedrine quota case after his father, the Prime Minister, directed him to cooperate in the investigation, which has now added to the list of cases now being monitored by the Supreme Court. This is just the latest in a series of high profile … Continue reading

What’s Missing is the Outrage

About a week ago, late one night, I watched Hamid Mir present his regular show Capital Talk, not from the studio but from outside the parliament buildings in Islamabad, where a peaceful protest was taking place. Literally hundreds of people were camped out on Constitution Avenue for several weeks, demanding to know where their sons, … Continue reading

Memogate and the Balance of Power

Whatever else it does, Memogate does this: it points to one of the most fundamental issues that our country has faced in its 64 year history. This issue is at the root of so many challenges that our nation is facing that, perhaps, it should be the only topic of intellectual discourse with a view to … Continue reading

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