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Will Pakistan Get Off FATF’s Grey List?
June 17, 2021

Will Pakistan Get Off FATF’s Grey List?

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan may not get U.S. support at the upcoming FATF review meeting.

Poor Access to Safe Abortions Is Killing South Asian Women
June 15, 2021

Poor Access to Safe Abortions Is Killing South Asian Women

By Bansari Kamdar
Even in countries where abortion is legal, access to safe abortions remains challenging
Don’t Expect Pakistan to Host US Military Bases
June 10, 2021

Don’t Expect Pakistan to Host US Military Bases

By Syed Ali Zia Jaffery
As Washington looks for options post-Afghanistan withdrawal, Islamabad isn’t going to roll out the red carpet.

Glacial Lake Floods Are Costing Pakistan
June 07, 2021

Glacial Lake Floods Are Costing Pakistan

By Shahid Afzal Khan
In addition to the direct damage done to locals, the flooding also spells disaster for Pakistan's long-term water security.

Pakistan Targets a Resurgent TTP as Uncertainty Looms in Afghanistan
June 05, 2021

Pakistan Targets a Resurgent TTP as Uncertainty Looms in Afghanistan

By Umair Jamal
The withdrawal of U.S. troops raises questions about Pakistan’s ability to target TTP militants in Afghanistan.

China Urges Closer Afghanistan Ties as US Withdrawal Looms
June 04, 2021

China Urges Closer Afghanistan Ties as US Withdrawal Looms

By Associated Press
China has long resented the presence of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan, but is equally wary of instability in the region.

Pakistani TV Bans Host of Talk Show After He Criticized Army
June 02, 2021

Pakistani TV Bans Host of Talk Show After He Criticized Army

By Munir Ahmed
Hamid Mir was taken off the air by Geo News TV after giving a fiery speech at a rally to support Asad Ali Toor, a journalist recently beaten by unidentified men.
Pakistan Seeks to Punish Criticism of Army
May 31, 2021

Pakistan Seeks to Punish Criticism of Army

By Niha Dagia
A new bill, if it were to become law, would further damage the Pakistani media’s ability to hold the military to account.

Taliban Warns Pakistan About Hosting US Military Bases
May 27, 2021

Taliban Warns Pakistan About Hosting US Military Bases

By Umair Jamal
The coming weeks and months will reveal the exact role the United States envisions for Pakistan in Afghanistan after the U.S. military withdrawal is complete.

The Gory Symbolism of a Terrorist Attack on a Palestine Rally in Balochistan
May 26, 2021

The Gory Symbolism of a Terrorist Attack on a Palestine Rally in Balochistan

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
While Pakistanis were united in their outrage over abuses by Israel, few spare a word for the systemic oppression closer to home.

Signs of Rift Between Military and Prime Minister Imran Khan in Pakistan
May 20, 2021

Signs of Rift Between Military and Prime Minister Imran Khan in Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Khan and his party’s handling of the key Punjab province may have irked the Pakistan army.
Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan: From Street Power to Electoral Force?
May 17, 2021

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan: From Street Power to Electoral Force?

By Sudha Ramachandran
In dealing with the Islamist group, the Imran Khan government has lurched from one extreme to another.

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