We can’t ignore the threat of IS in South Asia, which requires a broad strategy and cooperation.
Muhammad Amir Rana
Vatanka charts the trajectory of bilateral relations between Iran and Pakistan, and tries to isolate reasons behind
Ultimately, the Constitution is a formal social contract built with consensus — and it binds us together.
Consumed by narcissism, both state and society abdicate their responsibilities.
Maintaining consensus ensures transparency and socio-political stability.
There have been many grey areas in counterterrorism cooperation between the US and Pakistan.
The experiences of Gilani and Taseer can help one understand the impact of extremist narratives on our youth.
The establishment knows that if space is provided, the political leadership will establish its credentials.
The real challenge for China will be to keep the project sailing amidst inter- and intra-state tensions.
Banned organisations create the ‘gray spaces’ which militants then exploit.
Jason Burke explores all possible dimensions of militancy in his new book, yet avoids suggesting any systemic solution
IS may be losing its appeal among militant groups in Pakistan but the danger remains.
Militant groups are trying to exploit Qadri’s execution to win the hearts of his sympathisers.
Sectarian groups are only one pillar of the existing terrorism infrastructure.
The group’s delegations have now started visiting offices and schools during work hours.
Narratives are neither slogans nor jingles; they reflect the mindset of a nation.
Activist and researcher Ram Puniyani provides an alternative viewpoint on terrorism’s root causes
It seems Pakistani foreign policy has been stuck in Afghanistan.
The unearthing of IS-inspired cells in Karachi, Daska and Lahore points to a troubling reality.
A few divergent tendencies hinder Pakistan and China from maximising their geopolitical gains.