When President Trump scuttled talks for a peace deal in Afghanistan, liberal media heaved a sigh of relief. But despite the risks, an end to the US occupation is a precondition for peace in the country.
Farooq Sulehria teaches at Beaconhouse National University, Lahore. He is author of Media Imperialism in India and Pakistan (Routledge).
The ouster of Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif is yet another example of the judiciary’s selectiveness and the military’s undue influence.