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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
The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan
August 23, 2018
The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan
Imran Khan has promised a 'new Pakistan'. Can he deliver?
The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan
Misuse of Blasphemy Law Again on the Rise in Pakistan
August 15, 2018
Misuse of Blasphemy Law Again on the Rise in Pakistan
Pakistan's blasphemy law is easily abused but amendments to the controversial law are unlikely.
Misuse of Blasphemy Law Again on the Rise in Pakistan
<em>Baad</em>: A Cruel Tradition in Balochistan
July 21, 2018
Baad: A Cruel Tradition in Balochistan
Balochistan's women suffer at the hand of an old tribal cultural practice.
Baad: A Cruel Tradition in Balochistan
Amid the Election Fanfare, How Are Pakistan’s Minorities Faring?
July 21, 2018
Amid the Election Fanfare, How Are Pakistan’s Minorities Faring?
The role of minorities in 21st century Pakistan and the issues they face has been absent from public discourse.
Amid the Election Fanfare, How Are Pakistan’s Minorities Faring?
Could Crusading Populist Imran Khan Bring About Reform in Pakistan?
July 17, 2018
Could Crusading Populist Imran Khan Bring About Reform in Pakistan?
Khan has managed to effectively rally against the established political order, but could he deliver on his promises?
Could Crusading Populist Imran Khan Bring About Reform in Pakistan?
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