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Pakistan Police Arrest Radical Islamist Party Head in Lahore
April 13, 2021

Pakistan Police Arrest Radical Islamist Party Head in Lahore

By Babar Dogar
Saad Rizvi was arrested in the eastern city of Lahore to "maintain law and order.”

State and Non-State Actors Alike Threaten Pakistani Women’s Rights
April 08, 2021

State and Non-State Actors Alike Threaten Pakistani Women’s Rights

By Umair Jamal
Between Prime Minister Imran Khan’s insensitive remarks and Pakistani Taliban threats, women in the country face an uphill battle for their rights.
Pakistan’s Shias Face Double Threat: Extremists and Their Own Government
April 06, 2021

Pakistan’s Shias Face Double Threat: Extremists and Their Own Government

By Jaffer A. Mirza
With their safety at stake, Pakistan’s beleaguered Shia community is seeking justice from the country’s founder.

Spike in Violence Follows Failed Negotiations Between the Pakistani Taliban and Islamabad
April 03, 2021

Spike in Violence Follows Failed Negotiations Between the Pakistani Taliban and Islamabad

By Franz J. Marty
Sources reveal secret negotiations between Pakistan’s government and the TTP, which ultimately fell apart.

Pakistan Not Invited to Climate Leaders’ Summit Hosted by US President
March 31, 2021

Pakistan Not Invited to Climate Leaders’ Summit Hosted by US President

By Umair Jamal
However, analysts downplay the significance of what is surely going to be perceived as a snub in Islamabad.

The Misunderstood History of Pakistan-US Relations
March 30, 2021

The Misunderstood History of Pakistan-US Relations

By Touqir Hussain
Pakistan has sometimes been important to the U.S., sometimes not. Understanding the shifts of the past can help Islamabad plan for the future.

Why Won’t Pakistan Fully Recognize the 1971 War?
March 26, 2021

Why Won’t Pakistan Fully Recognize the 1971 War?

By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Fully recognizing the atrocities committed during the war will be equivalent to acknowledging the Two Nations Theory has failed, a significant blow to Pakistan’s identity.
India-Pakistan Ceasefire Details Emerge — Along With Possibility of Joint Military Exercises
March 23, 2021

India-Pakistan Ceasefire Details Emerge — Along With Possibility of Joint Military Exercises

By Abhijnan Rej
New Delhi seems to be keenly interested in providing details about the February 25 ceasefire. Though, if past is precedent, what actually transpired is anybody's guess.

What Does the India-Pakistan Ceasefire Mean for Local Kashmiris?
March 23, 2021

What Does the India-Pakistan Ceasefire Mean for Local Kashmiris?

By Qadri Inzamam and Haziq Qadri
Along the disputed border, the breakthrough means a chance to live and hope again. But will the calm last?

Ceasing Fire: India, Pakistan, and Elusive Peace in South Asia
March 23, 2021

Ceasing Fire: India, Pakistan, and Elusive Peace in South Asia

By The Diplomat
Madiha Afzal, Michael Kugelman, and Asfandyar Mir discuss the surprise ceasefire and the long-term implications for South Asian peace.

UAE Brokered India-Pakistan Ceasefire: Report
March 22, 2021

UAE Brokered India-Pakistan Ceasefire: Report

By Abhijnan Rej
The increasingly diplomatic active petrostate is playing a critical role in South Asian geopolitics. Recent reports add more data points in this direction.
How the Cold War Shaped Bangladesh’s Liberation War
March 20, 2021

How the Cold War Shaped Bangladesh’s Liberation War

By Shah Tazrian Ashrafi
The 1971 war served as a perfect ground for the age-old India-Pakistan hostility to play out, it also attracted the attention of the Cold War’s key players.

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