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Pakistani Military to Deploy Some 370,000 Troops During July 2018 Elections
July 12, 2018
Pakistani Military to Deploy Some 370,000 Troops During July 2018 Elections
The Pakistani military will monitor the country's upcoming general elections closely.
Pakistani Military to Deploy Some 370,000 Troops During July 2018 Elections
What Will India-Pakistan Peace Take?
May 11, 2018
What Will India-Pakistan Peace Take?
Is a genuine normalization of relations between India and Pakistan possible?
What Will India-Pakistan Peace Take?
Pakistan's Ex-Army Chief to Head Saudi-Led Islamic Military Alliance
January 09, 2017
Pakistan's Ex-Army Chief to Head Saudi-Led Islamic Military Alliance
Less than two months after his retirement, Raheel Sharif is poised to lead a global coalition against terror.
Pakistan's Ex-Army Chief to Head Saudi-Led Islamic Military Alliance
Uri, Kashmir, and Beyond: India's Strategic Options in Dealing With Cross-Border Terror
September 22, 2016
Uri, Kashmir, and Beyond: India's Strategic Options in Dealing With Cross-Border Terror
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss India-Pakistan relations after the Uri attack.
Uri, Kashmir, and Beyond: India's Strategic Options in Dealing With Cross-Border Terror
Did China Really Test a MIRV-Capable ICBM Near the South China Sea?
April 23, 2016
Did China Really Test a MIRV-Capable ICBM Near the South China Sea?
Plus, India-China relations, India-Pakistan SLBM woes, and anti-corruption in the Pakistani military.
Did China Really Test a MIRV-Capable ICBM Near the South China Sea?
How India Fought Pakistan 50 Years Ago
September 17, 2015
How India Fought Pakistan 50 Years Ago
Fifty years ago, India and Pakistan fought a war that would change the subcontinent forever.
How India Fought Pakistan 50 Years Ago
If Pakistan Wants a 'Normal' Nuclear Status, It Must Give Up Terrorism
September 05, 2015
If Pakistan Wants a 'Normal' Nuclear Status, It Must Give Up Terrorism
A throwback to simplistic US rationalizations still won’t bring Pakistan into the non-proliferation mainstream.
If Pakistan Wants a 'Normal' Nuclear Status, It Must Give Up Terrorism
Pakistan Tests New Air-Launched Cruise Missile
February 05, 2015
Pakistan Tests New Air-Launched Cruise Missile
Pakistan's Ra'ad nuclear-capable, air-launched cruise missile has a 350 km range.
Pakistan Tests New Air-Launched Cruise Missile
The Week in Asia
May 14, 2012
The Week in Asia
Chen Guancheng’s quest to leave China, China bears, a Pakistani missile test and the country’s improving ties with India feature in this week’s news roundup.
The Week in Asia
Pakistan Needs Nuclear Rethink
January 24, 2012
Pakistan Needs Nuclear Rethink
Pakistan’s military uses India as justification for its nuclear arsenal. But nuclear weapons are of little real use.
Pakistan Needs Nuclear Rethink
Pakistan’s Roller Coaster 2012
January 08, 2012
Pakistan’s Roller Coaster 2012
Last year was an unsettling year for Pakistanis. With political upheaval and security threats looming, 2012 will likely bring more of the same.
Pakistan’s Roller Coaster 2012
Zardari Facing
December 12, 2011
Zardari Facing "Soft Coup"?
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is reportedly extending his stay in Dubai, fueling rumors a coup is in the offing.
Zardari Facing "Soft Coup"?
Pakistan Political Battles Heat Up
November 06, 2011
Pakistan Political Battles Heat Up
A general election isn’t due until 2013. But the big political parties, the Army and the Supreme Court are already engaged in a battle that will shape the country’s future.
Pakistan Political Battles Heat Up
Pakistan's Army, Post-Osama
May 17, 2011
Pakistan's Army, Post-Osama
Will Pakistan’s military see its grip on the country weakened after the Osama bin Laden affair?
Pakistan's Army, Post-Osama
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