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Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
November 30, 2018
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
A new strategy for Afghanistan begins in Iran and needs India’s help.
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
Aasia Bibi and the Plight of Pakistan’s Untouchables
November 05, 2018
Aasia Bibi and the Plight of Pakistan’s Untouchables
An altercation between a Christian woman and Muslim women was based on a Hindu custom.
Aasia Bibi and the Plight of Pakistan’s Untouchables
Why Does Pakistan’s Release of a Key Taliban Leader Matter?
October 30, 2018
Why Does Pakistan’s Release of a Key Taliban Leader Matter?
What does the release of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund tell us about the prospects for peace talks in Afghanistan?
Why Does Pakistan’s Release of a Key Taliban Leader Matter?
Why Pakistan Isn’t Changing Its Taliban Policy
October 25, 2018
Why Pakistan Isn’t Changing Its Taliban Policy
Prime Minister Imran Khan isn’t likely to radically change Pakistan’s complicated relationship with the Taliban.
Why Pakistan Isn’t Changing Its Taliban Policy
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
Who Can Be Pakistani?
October 11, 2018
Who Can Be Pakistani?
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan set off a fiery debate when he suggested citizenship for Afghan refugees.
Who Can Be Pakistani?
Is Water Scarcity a Bigger Threat Than the Taliban in Afghanistan?
October 10, 2018
Is Water Scarcity a Bigger Threat Than the Taliban in Afghanistan?
Water scarcity -- not war -- is a rising cause for displacement in Afghanistan.
Is Water Scarcity a Bigger Threat Than the Taliban in Afghanistan?
Pakistan and the Dam Fund
September 28, 2018
Pakistan and the Dam Fund
Can Pakistan crowdfund itself two dams and thus out of a looming water crisis?
Pakistan and the Dam Fund
Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Relations in the Khan Era
September 25, 2018
Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Relations in the Khan Era
Naya Pakistan and Saudi Arabia: Old wine in a new bottle?
Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Relations in the Khan Era
Imran Khan's Citizenship Offer to Afghan Refugees: A Promise or a Topic for Debate?
September 22, 2018
Imran Khan's Citizenship Offer to Afghan Refugees: A Promise or a Topic for Debate?
Offering Pakistan-born Afghan refugees citizenship is in Pakistan’s best interest.
Imran Khan's Citizenship Offer to Afghan Refugees: A Promise or a Topic for Debate?
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
The Time is Right to Revive SAARC
September 18, 2018
The Time is Right to Revive SAARC
BIMSTEC can't carry the weight of regional cooperation, but SAARC can.
The Time is Right to Revive SAARC
Taliban Announce Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, Founder of the Haqqani Network
September 05, 2018
Taliban Announce Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, Founder of the Haqqani Network
The Haqqani Network's founder is dead.
Taliban Announce Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, Founder of the Haqqani Network
Where Can One Get a ‘Patriotic Muslim’ Certificate? About <em>Mulk</em>
September 01, 2018
Where Can One Get a ‘Patriotic Muslim’ Certificate? About Mulk
Despite a preachy posture, the movie’s importance lies in highlighting the plight of Muslims in contemporary India.
Where Can One Get a ‘Patriotic Muslim’ Certificate? About Mulk
BIMSTEC and the Nepal-India-China Triangle
August 29, 2018
BIMSTEC and the Nepal-India-China Triangle
Pakistan, India, China; SAARC, BIMSTEC, BRI: A crowded political landscape for Nepal to navigate.
BIMSTEC and the Nepal-India-China Triangle
Dos and Don'ts for Imran Khan if He Wants to Govern for 5 Years in Pakistan
August 27, 2018
Dos and Don'ts for Imran Khan if He Wants to Govern for 5 Years in Pakistan
Khan should heed the lessons of his predecessors as he assumes the reins of power in Pakistan.
Dos and Don'ts for Imran Khan if He Wants to Govern for 5 Years in Pakistan
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