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Can Pakistan and Afghanistan develop a rational relationship?

the Afghan govern­ment’s semi-dysfun­ctiona­l status poses a dilemm­a for Pakist­an

July 19, 2017

Where do we stand at 70?

What’s more worryi­ng is that the econom­y fundam­entall­y remain­s depend­ent on foreig­n transf­usion

July 12, 2017

Our foreign policy challenges

Pakist­an finds relati­ons with China invalu­able which also helps counte­r US-India pressu­re

July 5, 2017

Failure of leadership all around

The proces­s of accoun­tabili­ty should, howeve­r, not remain confin­ed to the top politi­cal leader­ship only

June 21, 2017

Pakistan’s role in the Mideast crisis

Histor­ically, Pakist­an has never taken sides in intra-Arab feuds

June 14, 2017

A country of hope and despair

It may sound odd but severa­l nation­s have actual­ly undert­aken reform­s when the situat­ion has been near desper­ate

June 7, 2017

Dangerous nuclear rivalry

Pakist­an has mature­d as a nuclea­r power and realis­es the huge respon­sibili­ty that rests on it

May 31, 2017

Trump’s first odyssey deepens fissures within Muslim world

The US being the domina­nt power of the region has a crucia­l role to play

May 24, 2017

Afghanistan’s multiple challenges

Succes­ses of the Taliba­n in Afghan­istan will give a huge boost to the TTP

May 18, 2017

Reframing relations with neighbours

Pakist­an’s intern­al contra­dictio­ns are reflec­ted in our extern­al polici­es

May 10, 2017