Ahmer Bilal Soofi

Kashmir mediation

The P-5’s pledge is an old one but it is without a time limit. Published Sep 22, 2019 06:49am

Binding resolutions

It will be defying logic to assume that the UNSC resolution establishing UNCIP is merely recommendatory. Published Sep 14, 2019 07:09am

In need of repair

The state of our judicial infrastructure has provoked tensions. Published Sep 18, 2018 07:11am

The concurrent bind

Can we uphold international commitments post-devolution? Published Apr 22, 2018 07:19am

Jadhav’s appeal

Nothing from India indicates that it regrets Jadhav’s unlawful activities. Published Apr 23, 2017 06:52am

The three-basket approach

Contrary to perceptions, there is much that lies outside the scope of the Indus Waters Treaty. Published Jan 31, 2017 02:56am

Treaty cells in provinces

The provincial governments remain unaware of their role in treaty compliance. Published Nov 03, 2014 01:54am

Lawfare versus warfare

The global norm is to avoid using force against another state and to move away from a ‘warfare’ approach. Published Oct 25, 2014 06:47am

Internees must be prosecuted

If a detention framework does not lead to an effective prosecution framework militancy will never subside. Published Sep 20, 2014 01:06am

Legal aspects of operation

Groups being targeted by Operation Zarb-i-Azb must be treated as enemies by all institutions. Published Jul 12, 2014 01:04am

Inextricably linked

Court verdicts are often viewed as the state’s position. Published May 25, 2014 07:41am

Counterterrorism: the legal angle

THE federal government took the initiative to counteract terrorism, yet this step was taken without the inclusion of... Published Apr 22, 2014 05:58am

Legal case for dams

THE recently issued Kishanganga arbitration award has again proved what I have been saying all along: that by... Published Jan 13, 2014 07:39am

Ownership of oil & gas

A MOST fundamental change ushered in by the 18th Amendment is making the province an equal owner of oil and gas ... Published Dec 31, 2013 07:14am

Case for a new ATA

THE prime minister has taken some concrete legal steps to demonstrate his government’s commitments to counter... Published Dec 03, 2013 07:53am