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Is the Pakistani Government Really Worried About Indian Muslims?
February 27, 2020

Is the Pakistani Government Really Worried About Indian Muslims?

By Umair Jamal
As India’s Muslims come under siege, will Pakistan’s concern amount to anything more than opportunism?

The UN Secretary General’s Visit to Islamabad Boosts the PTI’s Fortunes
February 24, 2020

The UN Secretary General’s Visit to Islamabad Boosts the PTI’s Fortunes

By Hamzah Rifaat Hussain
Antonio Guterres’ visit to Pakistan upped the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s domestic credentials.
Pakistan’s Crackdown on Pashtun Dissent Reflects Weakness, Not Strength
January 29, 2020

Pakistan’s Crackdown on Pashtun Dissent Reflects Weakness, Not Strength

By Farahnaz Ispahani
The inability of the Pakistani state to stomach Pashtun dissent reflects internal fragility.

CPEC and Beyond: China and the US Fight For Influence In Pakistan
January 24, 2020

CPEC and Beyond: China and the US Fight For Influence In Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Beijing and Washington tussle to have their way with Islamabad’s foreign policy decisions.

Where Does the Expected Clash of Institutions Leave Pakistan?
December 27, 2019

Where Does the Expected Clash of Institutions Leave Pakistan?

By Umair Jamal
Tensions are building within Pakistan's institutions over several issues, including the extension of the Army Chief’s tenure.

The Kuala Lumpur Summit 2019 Shows Pakistan’s Diplomatic Subservience to Saudi Arabia
December 20, 2019

The Kuala Lumpur Summit 2019 Shows Pakistan’s Diplomatic Subservience to Saudi Arabia

By Umair Jamal
What does the Kuala Lumpur summit tell us about Pakistan’s foreign policy?

The Looming Governance Crisis in Pakistan
November 20, 2019

The Looming Governance Crisis in Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Has Imran Khan overplayed his hand in Pakistani politics?
Pakistan’s Sit-In Protests Come to an End, But Key Issues Remain Unresolved
November 15, 2019

Pakistan’s Sit-In Protests Come to an End, But Key Issues Remain Unresolved

By Daud Khattak
The protest might be over, but the central civilian-military tussle persists.

What Can We Learn from the US State Department’s Terrorism Report on Pakistan?
November 09, 2019

What Can We Learn from the US State Department’s Terrorism Report on Pakistan?

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan took some serious criticism irrespective of the country’s efforts.

Pakistan’s Massive March Calls out Military Overreach
November 06, 2019

Pakistan’s Massive March Calls out Military Overreach

By Daud Khattak
The Azadi March has brought the religious right and secular left together on a one-point agenda of civilian supremacy.

Pakistani Islamists Stage Sit-in in Islamabad, Demand Prime Minister’s Resignation
November 02, 2019

Pakistani Islamists Stage Sit-in in Islamabad, Demand Prime Minister’s Resignation

By Associated Press
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party led the march, painting PM Khan as a inept military puppet.
How Dangerous Is the Pakistani Opposition’s Long March Against Imran Khan’s Government?
October 23, 2019

How Dangerous Is the Pakistani Opposition’s Long March Against Imran Khan’s Government?

By Umair Jamal
Amid the opposition’s reelection demands, Pakistan braces for a major political crisis.

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