• June 26, 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’s democratic evolution
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    If a prime minister is finally presenting himself for answering questions related to ‘Panama leaks’, then that in itself must be seen as a step forward in the country’s democratic evolution
  • Pakistan’s political outlook in jeopardy
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    The country’s history is rife with examples of senior officials having been targeted in the past under successive regimes
  • Sharif fails to address domestic issues
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    Sharif’s government has much catching up to do beyond its frequent claims of running one of Pakistan’s most progressive governments
  • Receding moral authority in Pakistan
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    For the common people, it’s just too hard to trust the ruling class as ordinary folks battle increasingly tough challenges in their daily lives
  • Sharif’s victory is meaningless
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    Pakistan prime minister is not yet out of the woods as the Supreme Court had ordered further investigation into the Panama Papers case
  • Pakistan needs better politicians
    By Farhan Bokhari, Special to Gulf News
    Zubair claiming credit for Sharif over army’s Karachi crackdown is pointless propaganda and is clearly detached from the realities