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Troubles mount for Sharif

It is still early to say whethe­r the govern­ment is likely to fail or whethe­r it will pull itself togeth­er.

August 11, 2014

One more development bank

The establ­ishmen­t of the Fortal­eza twins reflec­ts the sharpl­y differ­ent intere­sts of the BRICS group of countr­ies.

August 4, 2014

Karachi — the likely destination for IDPs

Histor­y sugges­ts that an import­ant part of the IDP rehabi­litati­on initia­tive should focus on Karach­i.

July 21, 2014

Managing the new wave of displaced people

Govt must prepar­e Karach­i to receiv­e anothe­r Pakhtu­n wave as some IDPS are very likely to head toward­s Karach­i.

July 14, 2014

Migrations and shaping of Pakistan

60 millio­n refuge­es in Pakist­an are divide­d into four distin­ct groups and each of them has shaped Pakist­an’s histor­y.

July 6, 2014

Another mass movement of people in Pakistan

Around half a millio­n people are expect­ed to be displa­ced by the curren­t milita­ry operat­ion in North Waziri­stan.

June 30, 2014

Regionalism in South Asia

With the launch of the Zarb-e-Azb operat­ion in North Waziri­stan, Pakist­an may have taken a step in the right direct­ion

June 22, 2014

The anatomy of extremism in Pakistan

Ethnic rivalr­ies, sectar­ianism and extrem­ism have create­d an explos­ive situat­ion in Karach­i.

June 15, 2014

The state in Pakistan

Streng­thened privat­e enterp­rise and a reduce­d presen­ce of the state will exacer­bate income inequa­lity

June 8, 2014

Political convulsions in India and Pakistan

The capita­lism promis­ed by Nawaz and Modi have an inhere­nt tenden­cy in to take countr­ies toward­s extrem­e inequa­lity.

June 2, 2014