November 06, 2020
The Return of Militancy in Pakistan
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
After a few years of relative peace, militant groups are on the rise again – and at a dangerous time for Pakistan.
December 21, 2018
Taking Stock of Pakistan’s Counterterrorism Efforts, 4 Years After the Army Public School Attack
By Umair Jamal
Just how far have things improved in the last four years?
December 20, 2017
Reviewing Pakistan’s Anti-Terror Fight, 3 Years After the Peshawar School Attack
By Daud Khattak
Why is the world reluctant to recognize Pakistan’s sacrifices in the fight against terrorism? The APS attack and its aftermath serve as a test case.
July 01, 2015
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The Diplomat talks to Michael Kugelman, senior program associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center, to find out.
May 05, 2015
Healing Pakistan's Wounds by Building 141 Schools for Peace
By Zareen Muzaffar
The Diplomat speaks to two social entrepreneurs who are addressing Pakistan's shortage of schools.
February 12, 2015
America’s Pakistan Dilemma
By Sarah Graham
Rarely have Pakistan and U.S. strategic interests converged.
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.
January 19, 2015
Pakistan: No More ‘Good Taliban’?
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Pakistan's government has vowed to end the Good Taliban/Bad Taliban distinction. Should we believe it?
January 17, 2015
Protesting in Pakistan
By Sonya Rehman
Young Pakistanis use social media to make their voices heard in the wake of the Peshawar attacks.
January 16, 2015
Pakistan's Local Militants Show Weakness With Islamic State Allegiance
By Kiran Nazish
Pakistan's militant groups are showing weakness by allowing the Islamic State to carry out operations on their turf.
January 08, 2015
After Peshawar Attack, Pakistan's Civil Society Under Threat
By Kiran Nazish
Pakistan’s civil society is under attack by “unknown miscreants” for speaking against the "good" Taliban.
January 06, 2015
Pakistan and Islamic Ideology
By Kunal Singh
To eliminate terror, Pakistan needs to go further than ending the good Taliban-bad Taliban distinction.