Pakistan’s Shameful Glee at the Taliban’s Rise
By Mohsin Dawar
An elected representative of North Waziristan urges the Pakistani government to confront the reality of what the Taliban’s rise to power in Afghanistan will mean for Pakistan.
US May Suspend $300 Million Military Reimbursement for Pakistan
By Ankit Panda
Ash Carter won't certify that Pakistan is adequately targeting the Haqqani network.
Pakistan and China: A Precarious Friendship?
By Alessandro Rippa
In contrast to the public posturing, the relationship on the ground is more complex and multilayered.
Indian Government Unveils Railways Budget
By Ankit Panda
Plus, Pakistan continues Operation Zarb-e-Azb, and India mulls de-licensing defense products. Mid-week links.
Pakistan Launches Decisive Battle Against Terrorism
By Deedar Hussain Samejo
The government and the military must institute a comprehensive policy to eliminate terrorism root and branch.
Pakistan Declares War on Haqqani Network
By Michael Kugelman
Pakistan has claimed it’s going after the Haqqani Network. But will it really?
China Applauds Pakistan’s Anti-Terror Operation
By Shannon Tiezzi
Pakistan's operation Zarb-e-Azb will target anti-China terrorists along with domestic Pakistani terror groups.
The Abandoned Refugees of North Waziristan
By Taha Siddiqui
Pakistan refuses to acknowledge a growing crisis emerging from its tribal belt.
Pakistan Army Operation in North Waziristan Kills Dozens
By Kiran Nazish
The Diplomat's Kiran Nazish reports from Peshawar, Pakistan.
After Hakimullah: The New Face of the Pakistani Taliban
The new elected face of Pakistani Taliban is Mullah Fazlullah.
Friend and Foe in Pakistan
The responses of Imran Khan and other Pakistani politicians to Taliban attacks and deaths are hard to reconcile with reality.