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Imran Khan’s First Year at Bat
August 01, 2019
Imran Khan’s First Year at Bat
What has Pakistan’s iconoclastic new prime minister achieved during his first year in power?
Imran Khan’s First Year at Bat
The IMF Takeover of Pakistan
July 18, 2019
The IMF Takeover of Pakistan
Many Pakistanis see the terms of the $6 billion bailout package as a hostile takeover of their economy and government.
The IMF Takeover of Pakistan
Pakistan’s Economic Woes: The Way Forward
April 18, 2019
Pakistan’s Economic Woes: The Way Forward
Pakistan’s economic crisis cannot be resolved overnight.
Pakistan’s Economic Woes: The Way Forward
Imran Khan Takes on Corruption in Pakistan
October 19, 2018
Imran Khan Takes on Corruption in Pakistan
A look at new Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s opening efforts to confront corruption.
Imran Khan Takes on Corruption in Pakistan
Wanted: A Solid Tax Base in Pakistan
September 21, 2018
Wanted: A Solid Tax Base in Pakistan
The new government must confront an old problem.
Wanted: A Solid Tax Base in Pakistan
A Blueprint for Fixing Pakistan's Economy
September 12, 2018
A Blueprint for Fixing Pakistan's Economy
Imran Khan needs to make a diehard attempt to revitalize Pakistan's ailing economy. Here's how he can start.
A Blueprint for Fixing Pakistan's Economy
Pakistan’s New Leader Faces a Bailout Conundrum
August 17, 2018
Pakistan’s New Leader Faces a Bailout Conundrum
Does Imran Khan approach the IMF or China? Neither option augurs well.
Pakistan’s New Leader Faces a Bailout Conundrum
Pakistan’s Economic Crisis
August 08, 2018
Pakistan’s Economic Crisis
Islamabad’s need for an IMF bailout is set to create a “diplomatic predicament.”
Pakistan’s Economic Crisis
What Can Pakistan Do to Attract More Investment?
June 29, 2018
What Can Pakistan Do to Attract More Investment?
Pakistan’s next government must keep domestic investors spending in Pakistan and bring in investment from abroad.
What Can Pakistan Do to Attract More Investment?
Is Pakistani Agriculture Ready for CPEC?
May 17, 2018
Is Pakistani Agriculture Ready for CPEC?
A lack of government planning could leave Pakistan's farmers on the losing end of a far-reaching deal with China.
Is Pakistani Agriculture Ready for CPEC?
Pakistan Can No Longer Ignore Its Weakened Economy
July 25, 2017
Pakistan Can No Longer Ignore Its Weakened Economy
The government prefers to see a conspiracy when all evidence points to a looming economic crisis.
Pakistan Can No Longer Ignore Its Weakened Economy
The Real Key to Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
June 23, 2017
The Real Key to Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
The president and his team must remember one puzzle piece as they formulate their approach.
The Real Key to Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
Pakistan: The Next Asian Tiger?
May 31, 2017
Pakistan: The Next Asian Tiger?
Pakistan's new "emerging market" status is a sign of investor confidence in the country.
Pakistan: The Next Asian Tiger?
Pakistan Is Drifting Away From Japan
January 21, 2017
Pakistan Is Drifting Away From Japan
Ties thrived in the early post-war period, but lately Japan-Pakistan relations have stalled out.
Pakistan Is Drifting Away From Japan
CPEC: Boon or Bane for Pakistan?
November 16, 2016
CPEC: Boon or Bane for Pakistan?
A look at the hopes and fears surrounding the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
CPEC: Boon or Bane for Pakistan?
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
October 05, 2016
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
The World Bank pegs South Asia as a “global growth hotspot."
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
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