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Understanding the Realpolitik Behind Pakistan's FATA-KP Provincial Merger
May 30, 2018
Understanding the Realpolitik Behind Pakistan's FATA-KP Provincial Merger
Why did a long-proposed idea to unite FATA and KP finally come to fruition now, in 2018?
Understanding the Realpolitik Behind Pakistan's FATA-KP Provincial Merger
Pakistan's 'FATA Spring'
February 24, 2018
Pakistan's 'FATA Spring'
Protests in Pakistan's tribal areas signal the rise of a younger, more educated, and technologically savvy generation.
Pakistan's 'FATA Spring'
Pashtun Tribes Stage Unprecedented Protest in Pakistan
February 08, 2018
Pashtun Tribes Stage Unprecedented Protest in Pakistan
Pashtuns from Pakistan's tribal regions are demanding an end to decades of mistreatment.
Pashtun Tribes Stage Unprecedented Protest in Pakistan
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
April 07, 2017
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
Lt. Gen. Janjua speaks about his strategy and his views on current progress in Pakistan’s fight on terror.
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
Why Political Reforms in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas Are Essential
March 10, 2017
Why Political Reforms in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas Are Essential
The government in Pakistan seeks to bring the country’s tribal areas into the mainstream body politic. 
Why Political Reforms in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas Are Essential
Pakistan’s Pashtun Profiling
March 01, 2017
Pakistan’s Pashtun Profiling
Pakistan's government is labeling Pashtuns as terror suspects based solely on ethnicity.
Pakistan’s Pashtun Profiling
Juggling Nationalism and Islam: Pakistan Takes on Militants in the FATA
November 21, 2016
Juggling Nationalism and Islam: Pakistan Takes on Militants in the FATA
The Pakistani state must end its support and tolerance of jihadist militants in the country's tribal areas.
Juggling Nationalism and Islam: Pakistan Takes on Militants in the FATA
Pakistan’s Militant Dilemma
January 28, 2016
Pakistan’s Militant Dilemma
Pakistan needs to address the underlying ideologies driving radicalization within its borders.
Pakistan’s Militant Dilemma
Pakistan Announces That It Has Defeated ETIM. So What?
October 22, 2015
Pakistan Announces That It Has Defeated ETIM. So What?
In a bid to please China, Pakistan says it has defeated a major Uyghur militant group within its borders.
Pakistan Announces That It Has Defeated ETIM. So What?
Interview: Qamar Naseem: The Pakistani Feminist
September 04, 2014
Interview: Qamar Naseem: The Pakistani Feminist
Pakistani women’s rights activist, Qamar Naseem on working with communities at the grass-roots level.
Interview: Qamar Naseem: The Pakistani Feminist
What We Don’t Know About Drones
October 29, 2013
What We Don’t Know About Drones
The Diplomat blogger Kiran Nazish reminds an audience that the drone debate needs to consider the human cost.
What We Don’t Know About Drones
February 28, 2012
Pakistan’s War Against “Miscreants”
It’s becoming increasingly clear that Pakistan’s sweeping legislation for the troubled border areas is too broad – and only likely to fuel the discontent it is meant to quell.
Pakistan’s War Against “Miscreants”
Obama's Drone War
February 06, 2012
Obama's Drone War
President Obama’s admission of drone strikes in Pakistan was telling. They may, however, not be very effective.
Obama's Drone War
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