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
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
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
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
Even the best individuals need the system to open up. For that, democratic consolidation is necessary.
27 Jun 2018 2:44 AM
The US says it wants a negotiated political settlement in Afghanistan.
31 Jan 2018 1:28 AM
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
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
The Sharif brothers know their moves may determine their children’s political fortunes.
08 Nov 2017 12:30 AM
Pakistan’s India-centred strategic paradigm is one of the biggest drags on the country’s progress.
05 Jul 2017 2:27 AM
One major change from the past is that the military option is truly obsolete.
03 May 2017 2:27 AM
The first thing that struck this traveller was the panoply of power by the privileged.
08 Feb 2017 6:10 AM
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03 Oct 2013 8:50 PM