Munir Akram

World disorder

Today, the Muslim world needs its own version of a Westphalian peace. Published Feb 07, 2016 06:49am

Engaging India

Under the circumstances, it may be best to delay the dialogue until the dust has settled over Pathankot. Updated Jan 10, 2016 11:28am

Defeating IS

An aerial campaign will not be sufficient to defeat the militant Islamic State group in the absence of land forces. Published Dec 27, 2015 06:16am

Process is substance

For all intents and purposes, Pakistan has accepted India’s ‘role’ in Afghanistan. Published Dec 13, 2015 02:55am

Pakistan’s stability agenda

Our stability is dependent on achieving equitable economic development and evolving stable governance. Published Nov 15, 2015 06:52am

Investing in Pakistan

Capital investing in Pakistan can enter a sustained and rewarding phase. Published Nov 01, 2015 01:17am

The Washington challenge

The Pakistan-US relationship appears to be headed for another showdown. Published Oct 18, 2015 06:39am

A new emerging market

To make Pakistan a prime investment destination, the government must address two critical challenges. Published Oct 04, 2015 01:56am

India-Pakistan: hyphenated

Prospects of arms control in South Asia have been retarded by the discriminatory restraints on Pakistan. Published Sep 13, 2015 01:21am

Back to the future

India’s Western patrons point fingers at Pakistan’s defensive responses rather than the Indian military expansion. Published Aug 30, 2015 01:33am

Double diplomatic collapse

The debacle on the west is intimately related to the disturbing developments in the east. Published Aug 16, 2015 05:58am

Losing the narrative

Normalisation between Pakistan and India can be achieved only if Pakistan pursues an equal relationship. Published Aug 02, 2015 07:09am

Iran’s strategic breakout

As the country emerges from isolation, an opportunity presents itself to create a regional security structure. Published Jul 25, 2015 02:20am

Europe’s triple trouble

Today, European complacency has been replaced by doubt and discord. Published Jul 05, 2015 05:54am

Asia’s parallel paradigms

There are a number of global issues where cooperation is essential between the two leading powers. Published Jun 21, 2015 07:00am

Heating up again

India is frustrated that Pakistan has not wilted under the pressure New Delhi hoped to generate. Updated Jun 07, 2015 10:12am

Fumbling with friends

The erosion of Pakistan’s relations with Saudi Arabia will weaken, not enhance, our leverage with Iran. Updated May 10, 2015 11:31am