Ayaz Amir Archive

Who’d want to ‘do in’ the Lahore CJ?

As idiocies go this about takes the cake. Every intelligence outfit is entitled to its share of rubbish and cock-and-bull stories. Without half-fiction and lurid drama to thrive on most intelligence outfits would shrivel, twiddling their thumbs and seeing time hang heavy on their hands.

Imperfect sympathies

Hugh Walpole, once-upon-a-time English writer, said that he would love England but for the people in it. As cynicism goes this is about perfect. I often catch myself thinking that I would love democracy but for the people in it. Patriotism makes me think of Walpole. When certified doctors of the faith clear their throats and