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India, Pakistan Ready for Talks
June 20, 2011
India, Pakistan Ready for Talks
High-level talks are set to resume between India and Pakistan. But the two countries have very different agendas.
India, Pakistan Ready for Talks
Life After Bin Laden
June 13, 2011
Life After Bin Laden
Will bin Laden’s death change Pakistan’s behaviour? It depends what you mean by ‘Pakistan’ says Madhav Nalapat.
Life After Bin Laden
Pakistan's Missed Potential
June 02, 2011
Pakistan's Missed Potential
Pakistan has enormous potential. But it can only be realised if it accepts it needs to rethink its security.
Pakistan's Missed Potential
Pakistan’s Latest Wake Up Call
May 25, 2011
Pakistan’s Latest Wake Up Call
The attack by militants on the Mehran naval base in Karachi is a reminder of the threat Islamists pose to Pakistan.
Pakistan’s Latest Wake Up Call
Pakistan’s Latest Wake Up Call
May 25, 2011
Pakistan’s Latest Wake Up Call
The attack by militants on the Mehran naval base in Karachi is a reminder of the threat Islamists pose to Pakistan.
Pakistan’s Latest Wake Up Call
How China Can Fix Pakistan
May 17, 2011
How China Can Fix Pakistan
Beijing’s close ties with Islamabad don’t have to be a source for concern. It’s in China’s interests to press for reforms to stabilize Pakistan.
How China Can Fix Pakistan
Pakistan's Army, Post-Osama
May 17, 2011
Pakistan's Army, Post-Osama
Will Pakistan’s military see its grip on the country weakened after the Osama bin Laden affair?
Pakistan's Army, Post-Osama
ISI Keeps Sacred Cow Status
May 17, 2011
ISI Keeps Sacred Cow Status
Testimony to the Pakistani Parliament by the ISI chief over the Abbotabad raid was combative and seemingly blame shifting.
ISI Keeps Sacred Cow Status
Abbottabad. Terrorist Central?
May 07, 2011
Abbottabad. Terrorist Central?
Osama bin Laden wasn’t the first al-Qaeda-linked terrorist to be found in Abbottabad this year.
Abbottabad. Terrorist Central?
Who Was Hiding Bin Laden?
May 07, 2011
Who Was Hiding Bin Laden?
It’s hard to see how bin Laden could have been right under the Pakistan Army’s nose without them knowing.
Who Was Hiding Bin Laden?
Pakistan & Plausible Deniability
May 06, 2011
Pakistan & Plausible Deniability
For too long, the Pakistani establishment has relied on ‘plausible deniability’ with terrorism. It’s wearing thin.
Pakistan & Plausible Deniability
Coming Clean With Pakistan’s Street
May 05, 2011
Coming Clean With Pakistan’s Street
The US operation against bin Laden has raised questions over Pakistan’s role, and stoked conspiracy theories. It’s time for transparency, says Haider Mullick.
Coming Clean With Pakistan’s Street
May 04, 2011
Pakistan Silence = Conspiracy Talk
The Pakistani government’s failure to address the people over the killing of Osama bin Laden has fostered dangerous conspiracy theories.
Pakistan Silence = Conspiracy Talk
Mullen’s Welcome Shock Therapy
April 27, 2011
Mullen’s Welcome Shock Therapy
Pakistan’s security sector needs to shape up and drop its misguided fixation on ‘good’ terrorism. Admiral Mike Mullen was right to tackle the issue head on.
Mullen’s Welcome Shock Therapy
The Drone Kabuki
April 24, 2011
The Drone Kabuki
US Predator drone attacks on militants sadly claim innocent lives. But they’re still necessary to combat militants.
The Drone Kabuki
It Just Got Worse in Afghanistan
January 20, 2011
It Just Got Worse in Afghanistan
Hamid Karzai’s decision to postpone the inauguration of the new parliament deepens what was already a political crisis, argues Robert Dreyfuss.
It Just Got Worse in Afghanistan
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