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Are We Finally Seeing a Breakthrough in Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations?
June 15, 2018
Are We Finally Seeing a Breakthrough in Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations?
Recent exchanges, and the involvement of China and the US, hints that this time may be different.
Are We Finally Seeing a Breakthrough in Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations?
Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement Comes Under Militant Attack
June 05, 2018
Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement Comes Under Militant Attack
PTM supporters were attacked by the “good Taliban” in Wana, South Waziristan.
Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement Comes Under Militant Attack
Drones: Pakistan’s Unwanted Boon
October 25, 2017
Drones: Pakistan’s Unwanted Boon
U.S. drone strikes have done far more than the Pakistani military to take out militant leaders.
Drones: Pakistan’s Unwanted Boon
Whatever the New US Strategy in Afghanistan, It Can't Succeed Without China
June 21, 2017
Whatever the New US Strategy in Afghanistan, It Can't Succeed Without China
Without China's buy-in, any attempt to mediate between Afghanistan and Pakistan is doomed.
Whatever the New US Strategy in Afghanistan, It Can't Succeed Without China
Time for Pakistan to Cut Ties With Hizbul Mujahideen
May 30, 2017
Time for Pakistan to Cut Ties With Hizbul Mujahideen
Touting Hizbul Mujahideen as freedom fighters is detrimental for both Pakistan and Kashmir.
Time for Pakistan to Cut Ties With Hizbul Mujahideen
Islamic State Khorasan Province: Pakistan’s New Foreign Policy Tool?
November 15, 2016
Islamic State Khorasan Province: Pakistan’s New Foreign Policy Tool?
ISKP is nothing but Pakistan’s new terror syndicate to prolong the war in Afghanistan under the banner of ISIS.
Islamic State Khorasan Province: Pakistan’s New Foreign Policy Tool?
The US Should Cut Its Losses in Pakistan
September 22, 2016
The US Should Cut Its Losses in Pakistan
Americans have forked out billions to Pakistan to help combat the Taliban, with little to show for the investment.
The US Should Cut Its Losses in Pakistan
Uri Attack: Why Pakistan Needs to Denounce Armed Jihad
September 21, 2016
Uri Attack: Why Pakistan Needs to Denounce Armed Jihad
Pakistan's continued support of jihadists group will eventually undermine the country's economic lifeline.
Uri Attack: Why Pakistan Needs to Denounce Armed Jihad
After Quetta Attack, Pakistan's 'Good Taliban, Bad Taliban' Strategy Under Fire
August 15, 2016
After Quetta Attack, Pakistan's 'Good Taliban, Bad Taliban' Strategy Under Fire
The latest attack proves yet again that Pakistan still has yet to adopt a comprehensive counterterrorism strategy.
After Quetta Attack, Pakistan's 'Good Taliban, Bad Taliban' Strategy Under Fire
Is Turkey Following Pakistan’s Descent Into Islamization?
August 10, 2016
Is Turkey Following Pakistan’s Descent Into Islamization?
Erdogan’s power grab recalls Pakistan's military dictator, Zia ul-Haq.
Is Turkey Following Pakistan’s Descent Into Islamization?
Afghanistan’s Pakistan Problem
July 19, 2016
Afghanistan’s Pakistan Problem
The number of US troops in Afghanistan won't make a difference unless the root of the terrorist problem is addressed.
Afghanistan’s Pakistan Problem
Pakistan's Stunted Foreign Policy
June 24, 2016
Pakistan's Stunted Foreign Policy
In an increasingly interconnected world, Pakistan needs to move past India and toward diversification.
Pakistan's Stunted Foreign Policy
Pakistan: No More ‘Good Taliban’?
January 19, 2015
Pakistan: No More ‘Good Taliban’?
Pakistan's government has vowed to end the Good Taliban/Bad Taliban distinction. Should we believe it?
Pakistan: No More ‘Good Taliban’?
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