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The Real Reason Bajwa Was Appointed Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff
December 21, 2016
The Real Reason Bajwa Was Appointed Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff
Is the selection of General Bajwa intended to fulfill China’s CPEC dream?
The Real Reason Bajwa Was Appointed Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff
Is the Islamic State Now in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province?
December 14, 2016
Is the Islamic State Now in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province?
How the Middle Eastern terrorist group found a home in Pakistan's restive province.
Is the Islamic State Now in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province?
The 3 Big Challenges Facing Pakistan Next Army Chief
November 27, 2016
The 3 Big Challenges Facing Pakistan Next Army Chief
Pakistan’s next military chief faces a wide range of challenges on both the domestic and external fronts.  
The 3 Big Challenges Facing Pakistan Next Army Chief
Quetta Police College Attack Highlights Pakistan's Internal Divisions
October 31, 2016
Quetta Police College Attack Highlights Pakistan's Internal Divisions
The messy politicking in Pakistan appears to be dominating the country’s counterterrorism strategies.
Quetta Police College Attack Highlights Pakistan's Internal Divisions
China, Iran, and 'One Belt, One Road'
October 25, 2016
China, Iran, and 'One Belt, One Road'
Will Iran become drawn into China's 'One Belt, One Road' orbit in Pakistan?
China, Iran, and 'One Belt, One Road'
Could India and Pakistan Go to War?
September 24, 2016
Could India and Pakistan Go to War?
A shooting war is unlikely, but covert activities are a strong possibility.
Could India and Pakistan Go to War?
Modi’s Balochistan Gamble Puts Pakistan in the Driver's Seat
August 23, 2016
Modi’s Balochistan Gamble Puts Pakistan in the Driver's Seat
The Indian prime minister's ill-advised comment could come back to haunt India.
Modi’s Balochistan Gamble Puts Pakistan in the Driver's Seat
The Quetta Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Misplaced Counterterrorism Priorities
August 10, 2016
The Quetta Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Misplaced Counterterrorism Priorities
Pakistan cannot afford complacency in its counterterrorism efforts.
The Quetta Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Misplaced Counterterrorism Priorities
The Plight of the Gwadar Fisherman
August 08, 2016
The Plight of the Gwadar Fisherman
At Gwadar port, the heart of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, local fishermen see their livelihood under attack.
The Plight of the Gwadar Fisherman
Shahbaz Sharif’s China Visit: Implications for CPEC
August 02, 2016
Shahbaz Sharif’s China Visit: Implications for CPEC
What to make of the visit to China by Punjab's chief minister (and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's brother)?
Shahbaz Sharif’s China Visit: Implications for CPEC
Will the Chabahar Port Project Get Spoiled By Regional Narco-Terror Networks?
June 26, 2016
Will the Chabahar Port Project Get Spoiled By Regional Narco-Terror Networks?
The Chabahar Port project may be targeted by networks of drug smugglers and terrorists alike. Is Iran up to the task?
Will the Chabahar Port Project Get Spoiled By Regional Narco-Terror Networks?
5 Takeaways on US-India Relations After Modi's Meeting With Obama
June 08, 2016
5 Takeaways on US-India Relations After Modi's Meeting With Obama
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Obama for the seventh--and possibly final--time.
5 Takeaways on US-India Relations After Modi's Meeting With Obama
Balochistan and the Killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansour
June 07, 2016
Balochistan and the Killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansour
The drone strike that targeted the Taliban leader points to a troubling future for Pakistan’s largest province.
Balochistan and the Killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansour
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
June 01, 2016
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
The state’s policy of allowing fundamentalist groups to operate and preach freely in the country has radicalized Pakistani society.
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
May 25, 2016
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
The strike against Mansour was the result of carefully cultivated human and signals intelligence in Balochistan.
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
May 24, 2016
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz discuss the U.S. drone strike on Mullah Mansour.
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
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