Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s Visit to Japan
Japan is hoping to counter China in Pakistan, while Islamabad is trying to counteract Tokyo’s historically tight ties with India.
Michael Kugelman on the India-Pakistan Relationship
By Shannon Tiezzi
Pakistan wants a more stable relationship with India, but “that doesn’t mean it wants to pursue reconciliation.”
What Did Pakistan’s FM Accomplish at the SCO Meeting in India?
By Ureeda Khan and Syed Basim Raza
Bilateral relations between Pakistan and India remain stagnant, but that was not the goal of Bhutto Zardari’s trip.
Pakistan, Afghan Taliban Agree to Boost Trade, Lower Tension
By Munir Ahmed
The Taliban regime’s Amir Khan Muttaqi met Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Pakistani army chief General Asim Munir.
Why India-Pakistan Normalization Makes Strategic Sense
By Mohamed Zeeshan
Pakistan’s foreign minister was in India for the SCO meeting last week. But there was no breakthrough on the bilateral front.
The SCO Meeting in India: A Chance for India and Pakistan to Turn a New Page?
By Syed Basim Raza
Pakistan’s foreign minister will be traveling to India to attend the summit, making him the first high-ranking Pakistani official to visit India since 2014.
India, Pakistan Ministers Trade Heated Accusations of Terrorism
By Edith M Lederer
While India’s foreign minister described Pakistan as the “epicenter of terrorism,” his Pakistani counterpart labeled the Indian PM as “the butcher of Gujarat.”
Top Pakistan Diplomat Urges Flood Aid, Patience with Taliban
By Ellen Knickmeyer
Economic isolation and privation such as Afghanistan has experienced since the Taliban takeover only feed authoritarianism and extremism, Pakistan’s foreign minister said.
Pakistan’s New Government Mends Ties With the US
By Umair Jamal
Rapprochement could help ease Pakistan’s troubles with negotiating loans from the IMF.
Amid Coronavirus Trouble, Pakistan Remains a House Divided
By Manik Aftab
The Imran Khan government is still refusing to seek cooperation from the opposition, even amid a health emergency.
The Stakes in Pakistan's Election: Civil-Military Relations and Beyond
By Ankit Panda
Pakistanis gear up for a high-stakes election on Wednesday.
10 Years After Benazir Bhutto's Death, What Lies Ahead for the Pakistan People's Party?
By Umair Jamal
Can Benazir Bhutto’s son create bring his mother’s dynamism to the party’s politics?