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Pakistani Court Hands Down 55-year Sentences to 86 Islamists
January 17, 2020

Pakistani Court Hands Down 55-year Sentences to 86 Islamists

By Associated Press
The 86 were charged with damaging public property, beating people up and staging sit-ins against the acquittal of Aasia Bibi in 2018.

How to Create a Safety Net in Rural Balochistan
January 11, 2020

How to Create a Safety Net in Rural Balochistan

By Savaila Hunzai and Zahra Rao
Creating a safety net in the absence of official financial networks and services in rural Balochistan is not as difficult as one would assume. 
Across Asia, Economic Outlook Precarious
January 09, 2020

Across Asia, Economic Outlook Precarious

By Catherine Putz
Slowing growth in East Asia is matched with small recoveries in South and Central Asia in the latest World Bank forecast.

Does India Gain Anything From the Shanghai Cooperation Organization?
January 01, 2020

Does India Gain Anything From the Shanghai Cooperation Organization?

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Any benefits from the SCO are cancelled out by the presence of China and Pakistan.

Where Does the Expected Clash of Institutions Leave Pakistan?
December 27, 2019

Where Does the Expected Clash of Institutions Leave Pakistan?

By Umair Jamal
Tensions are building within Pakistan's institutions over several issues, including the extension of the Army Chief’s tenure.

Climate Change and South Asia’s Pending Food Crisis
November 22, 2019

Climate Change and South Asia’s Pending Food Crisis

By Rabiya Jaffery
Are South Asian governments adapting to climate change’s impact on agriculture in the region?

The Looming Governance Crisis in Pakistan
November 20, 2019

The Looming Governance Crisis in Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Has Imran Khan overplayed his hand in Pakistani politics?
What Can We Learn from the US State Department’s Terrorism Report on Pakistan?
November 09, 2019

What Can We Learn from the US State Department’s Terrorism Report on Pakistan?

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan took some serious criticism irrespective of the country’s efforts.

Balochistan’s Students Take to the Streets
October 25, 2019

Balochistan’s Students Take to the Streets

By Mariyam Suleman
Protests at one of Pakistan’s largest universities continue to widen after a surveillance, harassment and blackmail scandal broke open.

The Taliban’s Diplomatic Reemergence
October 25, 2019

The Taliban’s Diplomatic Reemergence

By Daud Khattak
Over the past few years, Moscow, Tehran and Beijing have warmed to the Taliban. What explains their change of heart?

How Dangerous Is the Pakistani Opposition’s Long March Against Imran Khan’s Government?
October 23, 2019

How Dangerous Is the Pakistani Opposition’s Long March Against Imran Khan’s Government?

By Umair Jamal
Amid the opposition’s reelection demands, Pakistan braces for a major political crisis.
The Kashmir Quagmire, Rising Islamophobia and Hindu Nationalism 
October 17, 2019

The Kashmir Quagmire, Rising Islamophobia and Hindu Nationalism 

By Fareeha Shamim
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan posited Hindu nationalism and rising global Islamophobia has going hand in hand.

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