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Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
January 12, 2018
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
Is Donald Trump the U.S. president to get Pakistan to do the United States' bidding? Probably not.
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
Pakistan's Military Deletes a Controversial Tweet, Raising Questions
May 13, 2017
Pakistan's Military Deletes a Controversial Tweet, Raising Questions
Did the Pakistani military roll back its decision that rejected the civilian government’s assessment in a leaks inquiry?
Pakistan's Military Deletes a Controversial Tweet, Raising Questions
Of Moles and Mysteries: Pakistan and India’s Deepening Spy Wars
April 16, 2017
Of Moles and Mysteries: Pakistan and India’s Deepening Spy Wars
India and Pakistan continue to find new reasons to expand their already enduring and entrenched conflict.  
Of Moles and Mysteries: Pakistan and India’s Deepening Spy Wars
An Alleged Spy Sentenced to Death Rocks India-Pakistan Relations
April 14, 2017
An Alleged Spy Sentenced to Death Rocks India-Pakistan Relations
Kulbhushan Jadhav's sentencing by a Pakistani military court brings India-Pakistan ties to the brink.
An Alleged Spy Sentenced to Death Rocks India-Pakistan Relations
Pakistan Gets a New Intelligence Chief
December 13, 2016
Pakistan Gets a New Intelligence Chief
Lt. Gen. Naveed Mukhtar will replace Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar at the head of Inter-Services Intelligence.
Pakistan Gets a New Intelligence Chief
After <em>Dawn</em>: The Civil-Military Chasm Deepens in Pakistan
October 13, 2016
After Dawn: The Civil-Military Chasm Deepens in Pakistan
A report on a closed-door meeting between the country’s civilian and military leadership has sent shock waves.
After Dawn: The Civil-Military Chasm Deepens in Pakistan
SAARC Summit Cancellation Will Sting Pakistan, But Won't Prevent the Next Uri or Pathankot
September 29, 2016
SAARC Summit Cancellation Will Sting Pakistan, But Won't Prevent the Next Uri or Pathankot
The cancellation of a regional summit is embarrassing, no doubt, but won't stop attacks like Uri from taking place.
SAARC Summit Cancellation Will Sting Pakistan, But Won't Prevent the Next Uri or Pathankot
Pakistan Looks to Bloody Kabul as US Shifts to India
September 06, 2016
Pakistan Looks to Bloody Kabul as US Shifts to India
ISI is waging a covert war to bloody Kabul, using its “veritable arm," the Haqqani Network, to achieve its objectives.
Pakistan Looks to Bloody Kabul as US Shifts to India
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
May 25, 2016
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
The strike against Mansour was the result of carefully cultivated human and signals intelligence in Balochistan.
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
May 23, 2016
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
With Mullah Mansour out of the picture, what's next for Afghanistan's long war against the Taliban?
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
Zeenat Shahzadi's Story: A Young Reporter, 'Disappeared' in Pakistan
May 14, 2016
Zeenat Shahzadi's Story: A Young Reporter, 'Disappeared' in Pakistan
In a first, a female journalist in Pakistan has been "disappeared," allegedly by Pakistani intelligence.
Zeenat Shahzadi's Story: A Young Reporter, 'Disappeared' in Pakistan
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
April 27, 2016
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
Afghanistan is playing the blame game with Pakistan once again. Islamabad and Kabul need to focus on the fight against terror.
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
A RAW Row: Did Pakistan Accuse Iran of Abetting Indian Espionage?
March 29, 2016
A RAW Row: Did Pakistan Accuse Iran of Abetting Indian Espionage?
Does Pakistan really think that Iran is helping India spy in Balochistan?
A RAW Row: Did Pakistan Accuse Iran of Abetting Indian Espionage?
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
February 06, 2016
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Plus, India-U.S. carrier cooperation, Thailand's new OPV, and more. Weekend links.
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Why India and Pakistan Agreed to Delay Scheduled Talks
January 15, 2016
Why India and Pakistan Agreed to Delay Scheduled Talks
The two sides delay scheduled talks as India waits to see Pakistan's resolve in acting against Jaish-e-Mohammed.
Why India and Pakistan Agreed to Delay Scheduled Talks
The Pathankot Attack and India-Pakistan Ties in 2016
January 05, 2016
The Pathankot Attack and India-Pakistan Ties in 2016
8 days after Narendra Modi left Lahore, militants attack an Indian Air Force base.
The Pathankot Attack and India-Pakistan Ties in 2016
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