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Shehbaz Sharif

Is China Souring on Pakistan?

Is China Souring on Pakistan?

By Eram Ashraf
The China-Pakistan joint statement issued during the visit of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is illuminating, both for what it says – and doesn't say.

How Politics Holds Back Pakistan’s Economy

How Politics Holds Back Pakistan’s Economy

By Uzair Younus
It is politics, not economics, that is preventing a wholesale turnaround of Pakistan’s broader trajectory.
Pakistani Business Leaders Pitch for Trade Talks With India

Pakistani Business Leaders Pitch for Trade Talks With India

By Umair Jamal
But the country’s aggressive posturing against India will make it difficult for the government to take the process forward.

Pakistan Swears in New Parliament Amid Chaotic Scenes

Pakistan Swears in New Parliament Amid Chaotic Scenes

By Munir Ahmed
The new government faces many challenges, including a surge in militant attacks, shortages of energy, and an ailing economy.

Pakistan’s Parliament is Dissolved to Pave Way for Elections

Pakistan’s Parliament is Dissolved to Pave Way for Elections

By Munir Ahmed
There is uncertainty over the election date even as the legal and political drama surrounding jailed ex-PM Imran Khan deepens.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Pakistan’s Economic Blindspot

Pakistan’s Economic Blindspot

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
No number of IMF packages or foreign bailouts will suffice in keeping the Pakistani economy afloat without the country undergoing a multifaceted structural revamp.

Pakistan’s Electoral Limbo

Pakistan’s Electoral Limbo

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The last year has been been a microcosm of Pakistan’s seven decades of dysfunction, now culminating in ambiguity over the most fundamental of democratic exercises: holding an election. 
Husain Haqqani on India-Pakistan Talks

Husain Haqqani on India-Pakistan Talks

By Sudha Ramachandran
“If India and Pakistan keep emotions out of it and approach their problems logically, there is room for advancing the relationship.”

Sharif in China: How Are China-Pakistan Ties?

Sharif in China: How Are China-Pakistan Ties?

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
For all the right statements and claims of the unbreakable, iron-clad relationship between Beijing and Islamabad, there was very little substance to Sharif’s trip.

Is This the End for Pakistan’s Sharif Political Dynasty?

Is This the End for Pakistan’s Sharif Political Dynasty?

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Sharif family’s political fate hinges on whether they can overcome a split between backers of brothers Nawaz and Shehbaz – and convince supporters their alignment with the military is not a betrayal.

Is Pakistan the Next Sri Lanka?

Is Pakistan the Next Sri Lanka?

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
Pakistan’s own economic crisis has sparked worried comparisons to the disaster unfolding in nearby Sri Lanka.
What’s Driving Pakistan’s Political Crisis?

What’s Driving Pakistan’s Political Crisis?

Madiha Afzal, Ayesha Siddiqa, and Niloufer Siddiqui discuss the factors behind Imran Khan's ouster and what comes next for Pakistan.

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