February 01, 2019
A Year Later, a Civil Rights Movement Soldiers on in Pakistan
By Afrasiab Khattak
The February 2018 Islamabad sit-in gave birth to the most dynamic, active, and nonviolent youth political uprising Pakistan has seen.
July 21, 2018
Baad: A Cruel Tradition in Balochistan
By Hizbullah Khan
Balochistan's women suffer at the hand of an old tribal cultural practice.
May 04, 2018
Pakistan’s Counterproductive Dismissal of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement
By Daud Khattak
PTM’s criticism of the Pakistani military is furious, but their methods are constitutional and Islamabad would be better off listening.
January 14, 2016
Can the Afghan War Be Won in 2016?
By Ankit Panda
The Diplomat's Franz-Stefan Gady speaks with Ankit Panda about the Afghan National Army's war effort.
June 18, 2015
Balochistan Grapples With Sectarian Violence
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
A bus attack in late May targeted Pashtun, potentially opening up a new chapter in local lawlessness.
February 10, 2015
Bridging the Pashtun Divide
By Aziz Amin Ahmadzai and Mona Naseer
Pashtuns on both sides of the Durand Line need to display a little more empathy towards each other.
February 21, 2014
Why the Durand Line Matters
By Arwin Rahi
It is time for Kabul to accept the legality of the border.
July 03, 2012
Pakistan’s Coming Defeat in Afghanistan
Ashley J. Tellis explains why Pakistan must rethink its Afghanistan policies, or risk defeat