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Sikander Ahmed Shah

Kashmiri celebrations

Kashmiri celebrations

Terrorism is an elusive concept under international law. Published Jun 26, 2017 03:38am
Border politics

Border politics

Any cross-border attack by Iran into Pakistan would be a violation of international law. Published May 30, 2017 06:54am
ICJ’s limited jurisdiction

ICJ’s limited jurisdiction

Pakistan is well within its rights to try and sentence Jadhav under its domestic laws for espionage. Updated May 13, 2017 08:19am
Sealing borders

Sealing borders

A democratic state must always balance most carefully its needs for security with its need for liberty. Updated Mar 14, 2017 09:51am
Democratic bans

Democratic bans

We share the US’ chequered history of treating refugees and immigrants unfairly. Published Feb 17, 2017 01:33am
To ban or not to ban?

To ban or not to ban?

The domestic framework to censure groups promoting terrorism is more punitive as compared to the UN regime. Published Jan 09, 2017 01:10am
Headless chicken

Headless chicken

The absence of a foreign minister suggests ad hocism. Published Dec 25, 2016 02:50am
Spies underwater

Spies underwater

India’s submarine intrusion violated our sovereignty under UNCLOS. Published Nov 27, 2016 03:58am
Deporting Sharbat Gula

Deporting Sharbat Gula

Pakistan must have a more long-term and inclusive strategy to deal with Afghan refugees. Published Nov 14, 2016 01:34am
Treaty in trouble

Treaty in trouble

If India breaches or abrogates the Indus Waters Treaty, it would be a violation of international law. Updated Oct 03, 2016 10:18am
On dispute resolution

On dispute resolution

Even the US feels the pressure of censure from the international community when it resists international courts. Updated Sep 19, 2016 05:15pm
Caught in the crossfire

Caught in the crossfire

Both Pakistan and Bangladesh need to protect vulnerable Bengali expatriates. Published Aug 29, 2016 02:26am
Settlements in IHK

Settlements in IHK

Many fear that new demographics might signify apartheid. Published Aug 14, 2016 03:18am
Global battlefield

Global battlefield

The law of war is being directly challenged. Published Jul 03, 2016 01:50am
Mapping Kashmir

Mapping Kashmir

The draft bill is another attempt by India to absorb J&K. Updated May 26, 2016 09:50am
Right to water

Right to water

Access to water is a positive, not negative, liberty. Published May 02, 2016 02:04am
Another solution?

Another solution?

A diplomatic settlement of the Kashmir issue is needed. Published Apr 07, 2016 01:46am
Refugee crisis

Refugee crisis

Pakistan must fulfil its obligations to displaced Afghans. Published Mar 06, 2016 06:35am
CPEC challenge

CPEC challenge

There is not much focus on the international angle of CPEC. Published Feb 22, 2016 01:23am

Pathankot affair

We must separate terrorism from a freedom struggle. Published Jan 26, 2016 01:56am