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Pakistan’s Bloodthirsty Blasphemy Law Needs to Be Repealed
July 31, 2020

Pakistan’s Bloodthirsty Blasphemy Law Needs to Be Repealed

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Vigilantes have claimed the life of yet another Pakistani accused of blasphemy.

US Diplomacy in Pakistan: The Case of the Missing Mangoes
July 30, 2020

US Diplomacy in Pakistan: The Case of the Missing Mangoes

By Adam Weinstein and Adnan Rasool
U.S. diplomacy needs to leave the conference room and engage with local populations – something European and Chinese diplomats have already mastered.
How Pakistan’s Political Parties Spread Radicalism
July 29, 2020

How Pakistan’s Political Parties Spread Radicalism

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan’s political parties have gone so far to appease the radical Islamist right that they have become indistinguishable from the radicals. 

Balochi Militants Take Aim at Chinese Interests 
July 24, 2020

Balochi Militants Take Aim at Chinese Interests 

By Yumi Washiyama
Despite the mounting security risk to Chinese nationals, the sunk costs indicate a continued Chinese presence in Pakistan.

Why Can’t Pakistan’s Opposition Parties Remove the Khan Government?
July 24, 2020

Why Can’t Pakistan’s Opposition Parties Remove the Khan Government?

By Umair Jamal
Opposition political parties in Pakistan cannot topple the current government unless they are ready to anger the country’s powerful military. 

Pakistan Warns Chinese TikTok, Blocks Singaporean Bigo Live App
July 21, 2020

Pakistan Warns Chinese TikTok, Blocks Singaporean Bigo Live App

By Associated Press
Pakistani authorities cited widespread complaints about "immoral, obscene and vulgar" content on the apps. 

What Does China and Iran’s Proposed Military and Trade Pact Mean for Pakistan?
July 21, 2020

What Does China and Iran’s Proposed Military and Trade Pact Mean for Pakistan?

By Umair Jamal
Growing ties between Tehran and Beijing comes as good news to Islamabad.
The Resurgence of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan
July 18, 2020

The Resurgence of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan

By Tarun Nair
The reintegration of the Hakimullah Mehsud group is the latest sign of the militant group’s ambitions and reach.

Minorities Under Attack as Prime Minister Imran Khan Pushes ‘Tolerant’ Pakistan
July 16, 2020

Minorities Under Attack as Prime Minister Imran Khan Pushes ‘Tolerant’ Pakistan

By Associated Press
Khan preaches a tolerant vision for Pakistan, but also cedes power to extreme Islamic clerics.

Uzair Baloch, the Pakistan People’s Party, and the 18th Constitutional Amendment
July 11, 2020

Uzair Baloch, the Pakistan People’s Party, and the 18th Constitutional Amendment

By Umair Jamal
How a gangster from Karachi may become central to one of Pakistan’s defining constitutional amendments.

Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy Post-Article 370
July 09, 2020

Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy Post-Article 370

By Majid Alam
Imran Khan seemed content to sideline the Kashmir issue until India’s power move forced his hand.
Pakistani Carrier Fires 28 Pilots Over Fake Licenses Scandal
July 09, 2020

Pakistani Carrier Fires 28 Pilots Over Fake Licenses Scandal

By Associated Press
The firings follow an internal investigation that found widespread cheating by pilots on exams.

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