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Moeed Yusuf

Deterrents to Afghan peace on all sides, address them

The US has been clear that ties can only improve once Pakistan is deemed to have delivered adequately in Afghanistan.

08 May 2019 12:09 AM

In Afghanistan, an opportunity now beckoning

Pakistan believed that the US wanted a military victory and remained dismissive of its interest in a political settlement.

19 Sep 2018 1:27 AM

Imran Khan should try to rule Pak as a ‘last-term’ PM

To be sure, different leaders have different levels of susceptibility to sycophancy. But no one comes into office believing that they’ll fall for it.

29 Aug 2018 1:07 AM

Managing US relationship will be tough for PM Imran

Pakistan, therefore, prefers to offer positive incentives to the Taliban to join a US-led peace process in Afghanistan.

08 Aug 2018 12:26 AM

In Pak, system is geared to back patronage, not vision, charisma

Even the best individuals need the system to open up. For that, democratic consolidation is necessary.

27 Jun 2018 2:44 AM


US-Pak trust deficit will be hard to bridge

The US says it wants a negotiated political settlement in Afghanistan.

31 Jan 2018 1:28 AM

More trouble brewing for Pak-US ties

The best estimate for the amount affected by the US decision is somewhere in the $500-900 million range.

10 Jan 2018 12:15 AM

Many doubt if elections will be held at all

Now, Nawaz is going to wait it out for the March 2018 Senate elections he has been eyeing all along.

20 Dec 2017 2:04 AM

Sharif-style politics: It’s all for the kids’ future

The Sharif brothers know their moves may determine their children’s political fortunes.

08 Nov 2017 12:30 AM

Pak fixation on India setting it on a collision course with US

Pakistan’s India-centred strategic paradigm is one of the biggest drags on the country’s progress.

05 Jul 2017 2:27 AM


‘Back channel’ the only way for India, Pak

One major change from the past is that the military option is truly obsolete.

03 May 2017 2:27 AM

Airports are a glimpse of a nation

The first thing that struck this traveller was the panoply of power by the privileged.

08 Feb 2017 6:10 AM

Neutral territory

Do you have a neutral toned home that initially seemed safe but now feels boring Here are some easy ways to address neutral palettes and jazz up your home décor.

03 Oct 2013 8:50 PM