Amir Zia

The writer is a senior journalist and managing editor of Monthly Narratives.

Mega Failures

‘Politics as usual’ is destroying Pakistan. The continuing political instability has widened fault lines in the country, while the ballooning economic crisis is biting...

Our focus should be the economy, but the PTI and the PDM are talking about everything else.

“Our focus should be the economy, but the PTI and the PDM are talking about everything else.”

At a Crossroads

Only the military leadership can help end the political impasse and coax rival politicians to agree on a future roadmap for the country

The Failed Takover Bid

TRG Pakistan’s former CEO & the influential JS Group’s joint bid to control the company thwarted as the matter is brought before the SHC

Saving Pakistan

By all accounts 2022 was a bad year for Pakistan against the backdrop of unprecedented political instability and a steep economic downturn.


Pakistan’s Choices Amid Global Isolation & Economic Fragmentation

Growing trade restrictions may reverse economic integration and undermine...

Varying Regional Penchants

In the first-half of 2023, some interesting developments in...

India’s UNSC Reform Agenda Amidst Regional Intricacies

The unresolved border disputes, past military interventions, and alleged espionage activities raise alarm bells about India's ability to contribute to regional stability. Moreover, its tendency to adopt an assertive stance rather than addressing these issues transparently further clouds its credentials in global security affairs.

Islam’s Power of Patience, Forgiveness

Holy Qur'an's ethical heartbeats resonated within the very social milieu of its revelation, intertwining religious, moral, and legal obligations under the vast expanse of God's will.