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Will US Sanctions on Hizbul Mujahideen Make Pakistan Reconsider Its ‘Good Taliban’?
August 18, 2017
Will US Sanctions on Hizbul Mujahideen Make Pakistan Reconsider Its ‘Good Taliban’?
The Pakistani Foreign Office condemned sanctions as being “detrimental to Kashmir’s freedom struggle.”
Will US Sanctions on Hizbul Mujahideen Make Pakistan Reconsider Its ‘Good Taliban’?
What's Driving Russia-Pakistan Cooperation on Afghanistan?
May 09, 2017
What's Driving Russia-Pakistan Cooperation on Afghanistan?
A shared willingness to embrace the Taliban, plus suspicions about the U.S. role, bring Moscow and Islamabad together.
What's Driving Russia-Pakistan Cooperation on Afghanistan?
The Tangled History of the Afghanistan-India-Pakistan Triangle
December 16, 2016
The Tangled History of the Afghanistan-India-Pakistan Triangle
Kabul's foreign policy approach has shifted between favoring India and Pakistan since the partition.
The Tangled History of the Afghanistan-India-Pakistan Triangle
Now Is the Time to Hit Pakistan With Sanctions
October 15, 2016
Now Is the Time to Hit Pakistan With Sanctions
It is time to put a credible threat of sanctions on the table.
Now Is the Time to Hit Pakistan With Sanctions
The US Should Cut Its Losses in Pakistan
September 22, 2016
The US Should Cut Its Losses in Pakistan
Americans have forked out billions to Pakistan to help combat the Taliban, with little to show for the investment.
The US Should Cut Its Losses in Pakistan
Double Dealing and Carnage in Pakistan
August 29, 2016
Double Dealing and Carnage in Pakistan
The recent Quetta bombing underscores the failure that is Pakistan’s anti-terror policy.
Double Dealing and Carnage in Pakistan
The Taliban Enter the Haqqani Era
May 13, 2016
The Taliban Enter the Haqqani Era
With Pakistan's support, the Haqqani Network is finalizing an all-out coup over the Taliban's central leadership.
The Taliban Enter the Haqqani Era
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
April 26, 2016
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
Ghani said militant groups “are being hosted and aided from the territory of Pakistan.”
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
Militancy in Punjab
April 12, 2016
Militancy in Punjab
The recent bombing in Lahore underscores the problem with militancy in Pakistan’s most populous province.
Militancy in Punjab
Crunch Time for Pakistan’s Extremist Battle
April 05, 2016
Crunch Time for Pakistan’s Extremist Battle
Devastating recent attacks raise the stakes for the government.
Crunch Time for Pakistan’s Extremist Battle
Pakistan’s Schools at War
February 18, 2016
Pakistan’s Schools at War
Can the country stop the killing of its students?
Pakistan’s Schools at War
Attacks Hamper Pakistan’s Efforts on Polio
February 01, 2016
Attacks Hamper Pakistan’s Efforts on Polio
A recent suicide bomber in Quetta underscores the challenge facing authorities.
Attacks Hamper Pakistan’s Efforts on Polio
Attack on University in Pakistan Leaves at Least 21 Dead
January 20, 2016
Attack on University in Pakistan Leaves at Least 21 Dead
Gunmen stormed a college campus in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province killing students and faculty members.
Attack on University in Pakistan Leaves at Least 21 Dead
The Implications of the Taliban Shootout
December 09, 2015
The Implications of the Taliban Shootout
Recent reports of a shooting, and the killing or wounding of its leader, reveals serious divisions within the Taliban.
The Implications of the Taliban Shootout
Pakistan and the Taliban: Past as Prologue?
September 30, 2015
Pakistan and the Taliban: Past as Prologue?
After riding the Islamist militancy tiger for decades, Pakistan now has a problem.
Pakistan and the Taliban: Past as Prologue?
Karachi’s Deadly Unrest
May 15, 2015
Karachi’s Deadly Unrest
A deadly bus attack underscores the tensions roiling Pakistan’s largest city.
Karachi’s Deadly Unrest
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