July 08, 2021
The Battle Over Bahria Town Karachi
By Somaiyah Hafeez and Zafar Musyani
The construction of the exclusive suburb has sparked fierce resistance from local residents, who refuse to give up their land.
May 17, 2021
Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan: From Street Power to Electoral Force?
By Sudha Ramachandran
In dealing with the Islamist group, the Imran Khan government has lurched from one extreme to another.
February 16, 2021
Uzbekistan Prioritizes Pakistani Over Iranian Ports
By Umida Hashimova
Accessing seaports at lower costs and shorter distances is a decades-old issues Tashkent is trying to solve, Pakistani ports might be the answer.
September 12, 2020
Can PTI and PPP Cooperate in Karachi?
By Umair Jamal
Karachi is in ruins and the likely cooperation between the PTI and PPP is not going to change anything.
July 24, 2020
Balochi Militants Take Aim at Chinese Interests
By Yumi Washiyama
Despite the mounting security risk to Chinese nationals, the sunk costs indicate a continued Chinese presence in Pakistan.
November 05, 2019
An Attack on Artistic Freedom Highlights Pakistan’s Crackdown on Free Speech
By Binaifer Nowrojee
When an artist tried to highlight the harrowing human cost of police violence, her exhibit was shut down – one more voice silenced in Pakistan.
January 19, 2019
Pakistan and the Sea: Preserving the Marine Environment
By Syed Anwar-ul-Haq Gillani
As blue waters turn black, Pakistan can do more to halt the degradation of its marine environments.
December 04, 2018
Attack on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi: Not the First Nor the Last
By Nazia Hussain
To make sense of the attack, one has to dive into the complexities of Karachi itself.
November 14, 2017
Karachi’s Migrants and Militants
By Umair Jamal
Karachi's politics are a mess, thanks to outside interference by Pakistan's security establishment and elites.
September 05, 2017
The Murder of Amjad Sabri
By Alhan Fakhr
How the death of a Sufi singer lays bare Pakistan’s violent contradictions.
September 01, 2017
The Hides Can’t Hide from Pakistani Politics
By Krzysztof Iwanek
The collection of animal hides is a political issue in Karachi.
June 12, 2017
Chinese Warships Visit Pakistan
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Three Chinese warships arrived in the port city of Karachi on June 10 for a four-day goodwill and training visit.