• February 25, 2017
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Farhan Bokhari

Farhan Bokhari

Columnist
Specialism:
Pakistani Politics, Afghanistan, Taliban Insurgency
Farhan Bokhari is a notable Pakistan-based commentator who writes on political, security and economic affairs. His articles have appeared in leading publications for more than two decades.. Follow @gulf_news on Twitter

Recent Articles

  • Corruption in Pakistan — cricket and beyond
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    Dishonesty surrounding a succession of the country’s leaders has meant that decision-makers at the top have lost their moral authority
  • Pakistan’s long-overdue population census
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    The issue of out-of-control population growth presents itself as a major risk to matters like available economic resources and assets allocation and the country’s national security is at stake
  • Pakistan’s security dilemma far from over
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    Although the country has been successful in defeating hardline militancy, it continues to be plagued by several problems
  • Pakistan’s uninspiring year ahead
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    Between the PML-N and PPP, and with various shades of regional political players in between, the country remains caught in the clutches of vested interests with little ability to bring in reforms
  • Change without substance
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    The biggest drawback in Pakistan appears to be the inability of making certain that long overdue reforms succeed in giving the country the direction it needs
  • Pakistan’s alarming disconnect
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    Inspiring Pakistanis to rally around a national cause will remain an elusive dream unless the public’s faith in their leaders increases rapidly