Economy Review: The Good News from Pakistan

Posted on May 19, 2009
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Kathay Kalame Too often one hears of a gloomy prognosis predicting doom for the Pakistani economy. Lets see what kind of story the actual numbers tell in comparison to more advanced economies of the world. In March 2009, Pakistan’s trade deficit narrowed by almost 50%, as imports declined faster than exports. Good news for the […]

Kathay Kalame I am trying to work out which one is the greater challenge. That there are Taliban in Swat or that the police and judiciary fall short of minimum standards. To say that a militia of a few thousand fighters at best, is likely to run over a 600,000 strong Pakistan Army stretches creduility. […]

Let’s Make This Our Finest Hour

Posted on May 3, 2009
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Kathay Kalame Maybe it is time to take a break from the usual self bashing and look at ourselves from a different angle. We have been taking plentiful stock of what we have been doing wrong. Maybe taking stock of what we are demonstrably capable of may lead us to a different starting point. I […]

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