• October 21, 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

  • An existential crisis looms in Pakistan
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    It is clear that Sharif, his daughter Maryam and their cronies have adopted a controversial path and chosen to disregard the country’s judicial system
  • A lost government in Islamabad?
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    Ruling party’s renewed support for deposed former prime minister Sharif shows a total lack of intention to nurture the country and strengthen its democratic framework
  • Struggle for power in Pakistan
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, effectively still led by Nawaz Sharif, continues to hold power at the centre in Islamabad and Punjab
  • Pakistan: Battling the scourge of corruption
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    The present-day squalor surrounding the country needs to be tackled urgently to save the state from a likely implosion
  • Pakistan’s inner contradictions
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    As long as the state apparatus remains weak, its ability to defend key national interests will remain in question
  • Trump’s gamble?
    Farhan Bokhari, Special To Gulf News
    Trump’s failure to understand one of the world’s most complex battlegrounds has also been badly exposed