An Extension for General Bajwa

Commentary by Dr Hamid Hussain 30 August 2019 I fully understand limitations of retired senior officers.  We used to have some eccentric ones who would not care about consequences when advocating for the professionalism of their own institution.  Now, the silence is deafening.   Bless the British who instilled a sense of professionalism in officer corps […]

Forbidden Fruit. Military in Politics in Pakistan

From Dr Hamid Hussain. An old article (from 2003). Forbidden Fruit – Military & Politics Hamid Hussain 2003 Introduction Politics and profession of soldiering has nothing in common. They are totally different but essential elements of any society. Politicians and soldiers have an interesting relationship in all societies. In societies where civilians are in control, […]

Political Engineering in Pakistan Part II

From Dr Hamid Hussain. June 12, 2018 Following piece is mainly the result of questions form non-Pakistanis to explain the context.  It may not be very interesting for Pakistanis as they are already well informed and it seems lengthy and a bit boring.  The noise is at a very high pitch making reasonable discourse very […]