Dawn News

Munir Akram

The cup and the lip

There is no reason why we should not realise the ambitious vision outlined during President Xi’s visit. Published Apr 26, 2015 01:01am

After Iran, Pakistan?

The world should be made to understand why Pakistan remains ‘obsessed’ with India. Published Apr 12, 2015 01:42am

Afghanistan: is hope real?

Recent positive developments do not mean the Great Game involving Afghanistan is over. Published Mar 29, 2015 06:45am

Implications of Iran’s N-deal

The peaceful resolution of the Iranian nuclear issue would be a major achievement for President Obama. Published Mar 15, 2015 01:19am

Modi’s improbable ambitions

The Indian prime minister will be unable to pummel Pakistan into accepting its regional domination. Updated Mar 01, 2015 08:58am

The wolf and the fox

Thanks to the US ‘strategic umbrella’, India has adopted a more robust posture towards China. Published Feb 01, 2015 12:27am

Causes of Islamist militancy

The basic rationale for radicalism has been provided by the suppression of Muslims. Updated Jan 18, 2015 10:45am

War in the shadows

Pakistan will have to defeat India’s secret war against Pakistan if it is to defeat the TTP. Published Jan 04, 2015 01:22am

Counterterrorism consensus

Today, there is an opportunity to build a genuine global consensus to eliminate terrorism. Published Dec 21, 2014 06:44am

Ups and downs of oil prices

Most policymakers are wondering for how long this period of cheaper oil will last. Published Dec 07, 2014 07:09am

The external dimension

Many of Pakistan’s security challenges are linked to the situation beyond its borders. Published Nov 09, 2014 07:15am

Gambling against Armageddon

The operation of mutual deterrence between India and Pakistan is being eroded. Published Oct 26, 2014 06:38am

New Afghan opportunity

Conditions may now exist for a rapprochement between Islamabad and Kabul. Published Oct 12, 2014 01:33am

India’s Great Power game

The most proximate impediment to India’s quest for Great Power status remains Pakistan. Published Sep 28, 2014 02:02am

Fighting the Islamic State

It is not wholly evident why IS has emerged as America’s top military target. Published Sep 14, 2014 05:54am

Enemy at the gate

Hopefully, realisation has dawned that peace is not about to break out with India. Published Aug 31, 2014 02:11am

Pakistan’s Moscow option

There are many areas where mutually beneficial cooperation can be promoted between Islamabad and Moscow. Published Aug 17, 2014 02:05am

Israel: winning yet losing

Israel’s military success is unlikely to yield sustainable security. Published Aug 03, 2014 01:41am