June 27, 2019
Ghani’s Visit to Pakistan: Questions to Answer
By Halimullah Kousary
The Afghan president is visiting Islamabad with renewed hope but also caution.
December 04, 2018
An Indian Perspective on Afghan Security
By Samuel Ramani
An interview with Brig. Gen. (retd) Venkataraman Mahalingam.
June 27, 2018
How Can Islamabad Further Isolate the Pakistani Taliban?
By Umair Jamal
Pakistan has a chance to isolate the militant group if the country decides to completely support the Afghan peace process.
August 18, 2017
Will US Sanctions on Hizbul Mujahideen Make Pakistan Reconsider Its ‘Good Taliban’?
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Pakistani Foreign Office condemned sanctions as being “detrimental to Kashmir’s freedom struggle.”
May 09, 2017
What's Driving Russia-Pakistan Cooperation on Afghanistan?
By Samuel Ramani
A shared willingness to embrace the Taliban, plus suspicions about the U.S. role, bring Moscow and Islamabad together.
December 16, 2016
The Tangled History of the Afghanistan-India-Pakistan Triangle
By Ahmad Bilal Khalil
Kabul's foreign policy approach has shifted between favoring India and Pakistan since the partition.
October 15, 2016
Now Is the Time to Hit Pakistan With Sanctions
By Shawn Snow
It is time to put a credible threat of sanctions on the table.
September 22, 2016
The US Should Cut Its Losses in Pakistan
By Frud Bezhan
Americans have forked out billions to Pakistan to help combat the Taliban, with little to show for the investment.
August 29, 2016
Double Dealing and Carnage in Pakistan
By Saroop Ijaz
The recent Quetta bombing underscores the failure that is Pakistan’s anti-terror policy.
May 13, 2016
The Taliban Enter the Haqqani Era
By Khyber Sarban
With Pakistan's support, the Haqqani Network is finalizing an all-out coup over the Taliban's central leadership.
April 26, 2016
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
By Catherine Putz
Ghani said militant groups “are being hosted and aided from the territory of Pakistan.”
April 12, 2016
Militancy in Punjab
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
The recent bombing in Lahore underscores the problem with militancy in Pakistan’s most populous province.