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Sikander Ahmed Shah

To ban or not to ban?

The domestic framework to censure groups promoting terrorism is more punitive as compared to the UN regime. Published Jan 09, 2017 01:10am

Headless chicken

The absence of a foreign minister suggests ad hocism. Published Dec 25, 2016 02:50am

Spies underwater

India’s submarine intrusion violated our sovereignty under UNCLOS. Published Nov 27, 2016 03:58am

Deporting Sharbat Gula

Pakistan must have a more long-term and inclusive strategy to deal with Afghan refugees. Published Nov 14, 2016 01:34am

Treaty in trouble

If India breaches or abrogates the Indus Waters Treaty, it would be a violation of international law. Updated Oct 03, 2016 10:18am

On dispute resolution

Even the US feels the pressure of censure from the international community when it resists international courts. Updated Sep 19, 2016 05:15pm

Caught in the crossfire

Both Pakistan and Bangladesh need to protect vulnerable Bengali expatriates. Published Aug 29, 2016 02:26am

Settlements in IHK

Many fear that new demographics might signify apartheid. Published Aug 14, 2016 03:18am

Global battlefield

The law of war is being directly challenged. Published Jul 03, 2016 01:50am

Mapping Kashmir

The draft bill is another attempt by India to absorb J&K. Updated May 26, 2016 09:50am

Right to water

Access to water is a positive, not negative, liberty. Published May 02, 2016 02:04am

Another solution?

A diplomatic settlement of the Kashmir issue is needed. Published Apr 07, 2016 01:46am

Refugee crisis

Pakistan must fulfil its obligations to displaced Afghans. Published Mar 06, 2016 06:35am

CPEC challenge

There is not much focus on the international angle of CPEC. Published Feb 22, 2016 01:23am

Pathankot affair

We must separate terrorism from a freedom struggle. Published Jan 26, 2016 01:56am

Guantanamo debate

The Guantanamo prison system violates international law. Published Jan 04, 2016 01:45am

Coalition at a price

We can’t afford to get drawn into unnecessary international wars. Updated Dec 23, 2015 09:34am

HR compliance

We often fail to file country reports on human rights. Updated Jul 03, 2016 01:41am

A balancing act

Given the military’s powers can the civilians ensure due process? Published Oct 11, 2015 01:43am