Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
December 16, 2014
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
Plus, Taliban surges attacks, Imran Khan takes his protests to Lahore, and India bans Xiaomi. South Asia links.
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
Pakistan Captures Leader of Al Qaeda's South Asia Wing
December 13, 2014
Pakistan Captures Leader of Al Qaeda's South Asia Wing
Shahid Usman, a wealthy car-parts dealership owner from Karachi, has been arrested for alleged involvement with Al Qaeda.
Pakistan Captures Leader of Al Qaeda's South Asia Wing
The Islamic State Will Fail in Pakistan
December 02, 2014
The Islamic State Will Fail in Pakistan
Pakistan will not succumb to the brutality and inhumanity of the Islamic State.
The Islamic State Will Fail in Pakistan
The Solution for Pakistan’s Problems: Become Another Iran
November 15, 2014
The Solution for Pakistan’s Problems: Become Another Iran
Maybe what Pakistan needs is more Islamization.
The Solution for Pakistan’s Problems: Become Another Iran
Pakistan Needs to 'Create a Scene' on Sexual Harassment
November 10, 2014
Pakistan Needs to 'Create a Scene' on Sexual Harassment
As recent cases demonstrate, Pakistan needs to change its discourse on sexual harassment and abuse.
Pakistan Needs to 'Create a Scene' on Sexual Harassment
3 Reasons Modi Is Misguided on Pakistan
October 31, 2014
3 Reasons Modi Is Misguided on Pakistan
Modi's hardline policy towards Pakistan needs to be backed by substantive engagement.
3 Reasons Modi Is Misguided on Pakistan
In Pakistan, 'Blasphemers' Like Me Receive Militant ‘Justice’
October 14, 2014
In Pakistan, 'Blasphemers' Like Me Receive Militant ‘Justice’
Like so many others, I was recently targeted in a cold-blooded assassination for speaking out against extremism.
In Pakistan, 'Blasphemers' Like Me Receive Militant ‘Justice’
Polio Nears Record Levels in Pakistan
October 03, 2014
Polio Nears Record Levels in Pakistan
Owing to attacks on vaccine workers, polio is growing at alarming rates in Pakistan.
Polio Nears Record Levels in Pakistan
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
September 30, 2014
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
It may be messy, but Pakistan’s democracy is worth saving.
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
September 13, 2014
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
China's ambitious goals for the SCO are helped by the imminent addition of three new members.
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Pakistan's Looming Demographic Crisis
September 12, 2014
Pakistan's Looming Demographic Crisis
Forget electoral crises and terrorism — Pakistan's dangerous demographics might be its biggest threat.
Pakistan's Looming Demographic Crisis
Pakistan: Where Dissent Is Abused to Undermine Democracy
September 06, 2014
Pakistan: Where Dissent Is Abused to Undermine Democracy
The military plays games with Pakistan’s political institutions again.
Pakistan: Where Dissent Is Abused to Undermine Democracy
Nawaz Sharif Chairs Emergency Parliament Session as Crisis Worsens
September 03, 2014
Nawaz Sharif Chairs Emergency Parliament Session as Crisis Worsens
Pakistan's political crisis enters its third week.
Nawaz Sharif Chairs Emergency Parliament Session as Crisis Worsens
Leadership Needed to Solve India-Pakistan Conflict
August 29, 2014
Leadership Needed to Solve India-Pakistan Conflict
As past efforts have shown, Modi and Sharif must get personally involved to resolve the long-running dispute.
Leadership Needed to Solve India-Pakistan Conflict
In Pakistan, US & India More Popular Than Extremist Groups
August 29, 2014
In Pakistan, US & India More Popular Than Extremist Groups
Pakistanis have a more favorable view of India and the U.S. than of either the Taliban or al-Qaeda.
In Pakistan, US & India More Popular Than Extremist Groups
Afghanistan and Pakistan Crises Throw US Planning Into Flux
August 29, 2014
Afghanistan and Pakistan Crises Throw US Planning Into Flux
U.S. foreign policy will need to react flexibly and creatively to possible outcomes in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Afghanistan and Pakistan Crises Throw US Planning Into Flux
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