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Pakistan’s New Army Chief Faces Tough Internal Security Challenges
December 05, 2022

Pakistan’s New Army Chief Faces Tough Internal Security Challenges

By Abdul Basit
Will the Pakistan military under Gen. Asim Munir favor peace talks with the TTP, or a return to military operations?

US Sanctions Leaders of Anti-Pakistan Terrorist Groups
December 03, 2022

US Sanctions Leaders of Anti-Pakistan Terrorist Groups

By Associated Press
The State Department added four leaders of TTP and al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent to its list of "Specially Designated Global Terrorists."
Pakistan Demands Taliban Prevent Attacks After Suicide Bomb
December 01, 2022

Pakistan Demands Taliban Prevent Attacks After Suicide Bomb

By Munir Ahmed
The latest claim by the Pakistani Taliban underlined the threat of Afghanistan turning into a haven for militants, Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan said.

Pakistani Taliban Suicide Bomber Targets Police Protecting Polio Teams
November 30, 2022

Pakistani Taliban Suicide Bomber Targets Police Protecting Polio Teams

By Abdul Sattar and Munir Ahmed
The group, which called off the cease-fire recently, said the attack was to avenge the killing of their former spokesperson, Abdul Wali.

Why Banning Hybrid Radical Groups May be Counterproductive in South Asia
November 30, 2022

Why Banning Hybrid Radical Groups May be Counterproductive in South Asia

By Abdul Basit
Rather than looking at them only through the narrow lens of terrorism, a more interdisciplinary approach that leads to nuanced policymaking is likely to be more useful.

Pakistan Taliban Ends Ceasefire With Govt, Vows New Attacks
November 29, 2022

Pakistan Taliban Ends Ceasefire With Govt, Vows New Attacks

By Munir Ahmed
The announcement came a day before General Asim Munir takes charge as army chief.

Indian Intelligence Official Anand Arni on Pakistan’s New Army Chief Gen Asim Munir
November 28, 2022

Indian Intelligence Official Anand Arni on Pakistan’s New Army Chief Gen Asim Munir

By Sudha Ramachandran
“If Gen. Munir keeps Lt. Gen. Nadeem Anjum on in the post of DG-ISI, then it could signal warmer ties with the U.S.”
Gen. Munir’s Appointment as Army Chief Bodes Well for Pakistan
November 25, 2022

Gen. Munir’s Appointment as Army Chief Bodes Well for Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
The civilian leadership seems to have realized that merit and seniority rather than political considerations should determine the selection of the army chief.

Pakistani PM Names Ex-Spy Master as New Army Chief
November 24, 2022

Pakistani PM Names Ex-Spy Master as New Army Chief

By Munir Ahmed
Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir, who was chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence when Imran Khan was prime minister, was sacked by the latter.

Why Pakistan’s Post-Flood Rebuilding Efforts Are Neglecting Balochistan
November 22, 2022

Why Pakistan’s Post-Flood Rebuilding Efforts Are Neglecting Balochistan

By Riazat Butt
Balochistan is the country’s poorest province and lacks political patrons.

Making Siachen a Mountain of Climate Responsibility
November 19, 2022

Making Siachen a Mountain of Climate Responsibility

By Aarish U. Khan
Climate protection on the disputed glacier is important for both India and Pakistan – and could even jumpstart an improvement in their relationship.
Why Are Some Pakistanis up in Arms Against the Film ‘Joyland’?
November 18, 2022

Why Are Some Pakistanis up in Arms Against the Film ‘Joyland’?

By Mariyam Suleman Anees
The critically acclaimed film depicts transgender people as normal – something unacceptable in Pakistani society, which has traditionally treated transgender people as outcasts.

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