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How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
February 22, 2017
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
After a spate of attacks, efforts by the Pakistani government to rein in terror groups are largely window-dressing.
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
Pakistan’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa: The Conundrum in Action
February 16, 2017
Pakistan’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa: The Conundrum in Action
What's behind the house arrest of Hafiz Saeed, the head of Jamaat-ud-Dawa?
Pakistan’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa: The Conundrum in Action
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
February 14, 2017
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Moscow is aligning itself with the enemy of its enemy, the Taliban.
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Pakistan’s Census: A Baloch Perspective
February 03, 2017
Pakistan’s Census: A Baloch Perspective
Why many in Balochistan are not looking forward to Pakistan's first census in 19 years.
Pakistan’s Census: A Baloch Perspective
Is Lashker-e-Jhangvi Taking Advantage of Pakistan and Afghanistan’s Bilateral Tensions?
January 27, 2017
Is Lashker-e-Jhangvi Taking Advantage of Pakistan and Afghanistan’s Bilateral Tensions?
The LeJ’s militant infrastructure inside and outside Pakistan should be a cause of concern for the country.
Is Lashker-e-Jhangvi Taking Advantage of Pakistan and Afghanistan’s Bilateral Tensions?
Chinese Envoy, Pakistani Army Chief Discuss CPEC Security
January 17, 2017
Chinese Envoy, Pakistani Army Chief Discuss CPEC Security
China's top diplomat in Pakistan meets with Pakistan's army chief to discuss the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Chinese Envoy, Pakistani Army Chief Discuss CPEC Security
8 Years Later: Understanding the Obama Administration's Asia-Pacific Legacy
January 06, 2017
8 Years Later: Understanding the Obama Administration's Asia-Pacific Legacy
How did the United States' foreign policy efforts in the Asia-Pacific pan out under the Obama administration?
8 Years Later: Understanding the Obama Administration's Asia-Pacific Legacy
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
December 31, 2016
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Here's wishing the Asia-Pacific a happy and prosperous new year. Watch these issues in the coming year.
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in 2016: Flashbacks, Challenges, and Opportunities
December 28, 2016
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in 2016: Flashbacks, Challenges, and Opportunities
Did 2016 represent a foreign policy turning point for Pakistan?
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in 2016: Flashbacks, Challenges, and Opportunities
How Pakistan Is Fighting Crime and Corruption With Technology
December 21, 2016
How Pakistan Is Fighting Crime and Corruption With Technology
Pakistan has successfully been using new technology to improve good governance and combat crime in the country.
How Pakistan Is Fighting Crime and Corruption With Technology
The Central Dilemma in Pakistan's Struggle Against Home-Grown Militancy
December 13, 2016
The Central Dilemma in Pakistan's Struggle Against Home-Grown Militancy
Pakistan’s anti-terror campaign faces acute limitations when it comes to action against groups with mass public support.
The Central Dilemma in Pakistan's Struggle Against Home-Grown Militancy
Remembering Junaid Jamshed: From ‘Pakistan Pakistan’ to ‘Medina Medina’
December 13, 2016
Remembering Junaid Jamshed: From ‘Pakistan Pakistan’ to ‘Medina Medina’
Junaid Jamshed was a pop icon, a fashion designer, a businessman – and a devout Islamic preacher.
Remembering Junaid Jamshed: From ‘Pakistan Pakistan’ to ‘Medina Medina’
Pakistan Gets a New Intelligence Chief
December 13, 2016
Pakistan Gets a New Intelligence Chief
Lt. Gen. Naveed Mukhtar will replace Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar at the head of Inter-Services Intelligence.
Pakistan Gets a New Intelligence Chief
The Emerging India-Afghanistan Front Against Pakistan
December 07, 2016
The Emerging India-Afghanistan Front Against Pakistan
Evidence is gathering that India and Afghanistan will band together to counter Pakistan.
The Emerging India-Afghanistan Front Against Pakistan
Juggling Nationalism and Islam: Pakistan Takes on Militants in the FATA
November 21, 2016
Juggling Nationalism and Islam: Pakistan Takes on Militants in the FATA
The Pakistani state must end its support and tolerance of jihadist militants in the country's tribal areas.
Juggling Nationalism and Islam: Pakistan Takes on Militants in the FATA
Pakistan’s Jihad Paradox in Balochistan
November 14, 2016
Pakistan’s Jihad Paradox in Balochistan
The streak of attacks in Balochistan underlines Pakistan’s problem with the sectarian groups it used to support.
Pakistan’s Jihad Paradox in Balochistan
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