In the current environment, what are the options left for Pakistan? Complete detachment from the emerging situation in Afghanistan is one option.
25 Feb 2020 2:51 AM
Historically, Pakistan has managed its bilateral relations with Iran and Saudi Arabia at a level where it always had some space to manoeuvre.
10 Feb 2020 1:25 AM
The Chinese claim has not been verified by independent sources and mystery shrouds its deradicalisation or re-education programme.
18 Dec 2019 2:42 AM
The maulana has remained concerned about the establishment’s engagement with the clergy without taking him on board.
19 Nov 2019 12:05 AM
For one, patriotism cannot be reduced to religion alone without declaring non-Muslims in Pakistan as non-citizens.
23 Sep 2019 1:19 AM
Apparently, India is missing the mega blueprint to absorb the shocks of the measures it has taken to “fix” the Kashmir issue once and for all.
12 Aug 2019 2:54 AM
So far, the Taliban’s position on the option of direct talks with the government of President Ashraf Ghani has remained stiff.
29 Jul 2019 12:05 AM
Pakistan has been viewed as employing a selective approach towards different militant groups.
15 Jul 2019 1:44 AM
The recent Quetta Literary Festival (QLF) reflected this growing anxiety among the intelligentsia and educated youth of Pakistan.
01 Jul 2019 12:00 AM
CPEC, which was until recently being projected as a game-changer for the country and the region, has lost its attraction in policy discourse.
08 Apr 2019 12:01 AM
The military has a few rehabilitation centres for militant detainees but civilian law-enforcement agencies lack such capacities.
11 Mar 2019 12:05 AM
The international community, including Pakistan's key strategic partner, China, has become less tolerant towards violent non-state actors.
25 Feb 2019 12:05 AM
China is under stiff criticism for its alleged persecution of religious and ethnic minorities, especially Uighur Muslims.
15 Jan 2019 12:04 AM
The issue of non-state actors can be another irritant in the new government’s relationship with China.
31 Jul 2018 12:05 AM