Welcome to the first episode of our Podcast series “Ground Zero” hosted by Siyar Ali Shah in which he will discuss Khyber Pukhtunkhwa pressing issues i.e. security, politics, and economics with experts from different walks of life. In this episode of Ground Zero, we discuss KPK’s core issues with public policy and security expert Ahsan Hamid Durrani. Ahsan sheds light on KP affairs that have been in news for the last many years, particularly security matters and the lackluster approach of conservative provincial and federal governments to tackle them. Ahsan also explains the political instability of KP and the lack of sincere political leadership.