The state has not prioritised its citizens’ protection.
Nations are seeing an antidote to IS in the Afghan Taliban.
The Afghan Taliban are giving Pakistan the runaround.
Pakistan must avoid getting sucked into this mess.
Despite the gains, challenges remain.
Dialogue is an absolute compulsion for India and Pakistan.
Pak-Afghan mistrust may prove too deep to overcome.
Hopes of better ties with Afghanistan have quickly dissipated.
Pakistan and the US need to continue talking.
We are paying too much attention to ‘facts’ about Delhi’s policies.
India-bashing does little more than allow us to divert attention.
Why is Modi able to maintain a dismissive attitude towards us?
The thrust at Chaophraya was a push for Pak-India cooperation.
The Taliban have seen growing internal discord.
The Afghan Taliban movement is no longer a monolith.
In implementing CPEC, the current capacities won’t do.
Despite the PM’s new resolve in Kabul, progress has been slow.
The rot goes beyond flawed individual leadership.
Pakistan must think differently about the Middle East fires.
Pakistan has been examined through an Afghan lens.