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Chinese Envoy, Pakistani Army Chief Discuss CPEC Security
January 17, 2017
Chinese Envoy, Pakistani Army Chief Discuss CPEC Security
China's top diplomat in Pakistan meets with Pakistan's army chief to discuss the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Chinese Envoy, Pakistani Army Chief Discuss CPEC Security
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
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in 2016: Flashbacks, Challenges, and Opportunities
December 28, 2016
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in 2016: Flashbacks, Challenges, and Opportunities
Did 2016 represent a foreign policy turning point for Pakistan?
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in 2016: Flashbacks, Challenges, and Opportunities
Raheel Sharif's Legacy in Pakistan
November 28, 2016
Raheel Sharif's Legacy in Pakistan
General Raheel Sharif leaves behind a legacy that his successor should emulate.
Raheel Sharif's Legacy in Pakistan
Pakistan’s New Army Chief Could Help Repair Ties With India
November 28, 2016
Pakistan’s New Army Chief Could Help Repair Ties With India
Will Qamar Javed Bajwa be more receptive to opening trade ties with India?
Pakistan’s New Army Chief Could Help Repair Ties With India
Meet Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan's Next Chief of Army Staff
November 27, 2016
Meet Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan's Next Chief of Army Staff
General Qamar Javed Bajwa will replace General Raheel Sharif as Pakistan's chief of army staff.
Meet Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan's Next Chief of Army Staff
Saying Farewell to Pakistan's Army Chief
November 26, 2016
Saying Farewell to Pakistan's Army Chief
As General Raheel Sharif steps down, a look back at his mixed legacy.
Saying Farewell to Pakistan's Army Chief
Nawaz Sharif's Nightmare
October 26, 2016
Nawaz Sharif's Nightmare
Pakistan's prime minister faces challenges from abroad and at home.
Nawaz Sharif's Nightmare
Quetta Police College Attack: Pakistan Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Terrorism
October 25, 2016
Quetta Police College Attack: Pakistan Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Terrorism
A power struggle in Punjab is putting Pakistan at risk as political players woo Islamist groups.
Quetta Police College Attack: Pakistan Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Terrorism
The Quetta Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Misplaced Counterterrorism Priorities
August 10, 2016
The Quetta Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Misplaced Counterterrorism Priorities
Pakistan cannot afford complacency in its counterterrorism efforts.
The Quetta Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Misplaced Counterterrorism Priorities
Who Leads Coups in Pakistan: The Military or the Establishment?
July 28, 2016
Who Leads Coups in Pakistan: The Military or the Establishment?
A look at the last coup attempt in Pakistan, the "London Plan" of 2014.
Who Leads Coups in Pakistan: The Military or the Establishment?
Is Pakistan at Risk for a Coup?
July 26, 2016
Is Pakistan at Risk for a Coup?
After a failed attempt in Turkey, Pakistan remains at risk for its own military coup.
Is Pakistan at Risk for a Coup?
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
June 01, 2016
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
The state’s policy of allowing fundamentalist groups to operate and preach freely in the country has radicalized Pakistani society.
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
May 23, 2016
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
With Mullah Mansour out of the picture, what's next for Afghanistan's long war against the Taliban?
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
After Panama Papers Scandal, Pakistani Democracy's Fate May Be in the Military's Hands
May 18, 2016
After Panama Papers Scandal, Pakistani Democracy's Fate May Be in the Military's Hands
The military might not want Sharif's government to collapse, but it may be forced to act soon.
After Panama Papers Scandal, Pakistani Democracy's Fate May Be in the Military's Hands
The Pakistan Army's Curious Punjab Operation
May 02, 2016
The Pakistan Army's Curious Punjab Operation
For an offensive supposedly aimed at terrorists, the military has selected some odd targets.
The Pakistan Army's Curious Punjab Operation
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