September 01, 2021
Imran Khan and the Generals
By Ayesha Siddiqa
Imran Khan is unlikely to lose the army’s support anytime soon.
October 01, 2020
Pakistan’s Hybrid Regime: The Army’s Project Imran Khan
By Mohammad Taqi
With its latest power play, Pakistan’s civilian-military regime might have bitten off more than it could chew.
September 29, 2020
Will Pakistan’s Military Hold a Free and Fair Election in Gilgit-Baltistan?
By Umair Jamal
The November election in the disputed territory will be closely watched in Pakistan and internationally.
September 25, 2020
Pakistan Opposition’s Plan to Challenge Military Faces Setbacks
By Umair Jamal
While publicly taking a harsh stance on the military’s role in Pakistan’s politics, the country’s opposition parties also seek to be in its good books.
September 17, 2020
Pakistani Parliamentarian Introduces Legislation That Would Punish Criticism of the Military
By Abhijnan Rej
The latest move by a PTI member once again suggests that the Khan government is doing the powerful army’s bidding in Pakistan.
September 15, 2020
Pakistan’s Fight Against COVID-19 Has Made Imran Khan Stronger
By Syed Ali Zia Jaffery
By bringing the military in as a stakeholder as well as advocating a smart lockdown, Khan’s COVID-19 response has consolidated his hold on power.
September 04, 2020
Asim Bajwa Exposé Underlines the Corruption Linking the Pakistan Army and CPEC
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
With the backing of the powerful military, it has become all but impossible to raise questions about CPEC -- even when major corruption allegations are made.
September 02, 2020
Kavkaz 2020: Why Russia’s Latest Military Drills Are a Golden Opportunity for Pakistan
By Shahid Hussain
Beyond a chance to deepen ties with Russia, Pakistan hopes to build bridges with Central Asian countries through the Kavkaz 2020 exercises.
July 08, 2020
Can Imran Khan Stay in Power?
By Daud Khattak
The “minus one” narrative is gaining traction, but it would be difficult to replace Khan as prime minister.
March 01, 2020
Lessons From Balakot: One Year On
By Sitara Noor and Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
One year ago, India and Pakistan engaged in dangerous brinkmanship. What are the lessons learned?
February 13, 2020
Pakistan: How ‘Accountability’ Became a Tool for Political Oppression
By Abdul Rehman
Pakistan’s judiciary acknowledges the political victimization of the opposition, backed by military agencies.
December 27, 2019
What Does the Musharraf Verdict Mean for Pakistan?
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
The sentencing to death of Musharraf has been welcomed by many Pakistanis.