• March 27, 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

  • Pakistan needs to set its priorities right
    By Farhan Bokhari, 
Special to Gulf News
    In sharp contrast to the country’s military strength, its economy continues to suffer from questions over a number of variables
  • Pakistan’s future is at stake
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    The battle to save the country is far too serious to be ignored by squabbling politicians trying to outdo each other
  • Tackling security challenges in Pakistan
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    Now that a nationwide campaign against militancy has been launched, its vital that urgent medium and long-term measures to begin reducing poverty are also initiated
  • 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