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News Analysis: The Father, the Son and the I.G.

News Analysis: The Father, the Son and the I.G.

By Malik Siraj Akbar IN BALOCH traditions, if a boy is too rebellious and hard to control, the best thing for the folks in the neighborhood is to reach out to his father. If the father is not at home, they would most likely reach out to the boy’s elder brother. Major General Ubaidullah Khan, [...]

The Failure in Balochistan

The Failure in Balochistan

By Malik Siraj Akbar Days before the completion of President Asif Ali Zardari’s three years in office, Senator Lashkari Raisani, the former provincial president of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), disclosed that at least one senior leader among the disillusioned Baloch nationalists had reached out to him offering “unconditional reconciliation” with the government. The [...]