Sikander Ahmed Shah

Sponsoring terrorism

Sponsoring terrorism

The dossier’s contents are a damning indictment of India’s role. Published 18 Nov, 2020 07:43am
Refugees’ rights

Refugees’ rights

Pakistan cannot afford to neglect its refugee population. Published 19 Apr, 2020 06:17am
Between two fires

Between two fires

There are serious questions regarding India’s naval incursion. Published 10 Mar, 2019 06:54am
The battle of narratives

The battle of narratives

Even while suppressing Kashmiris, India has projected their struggle as an ‘extremist’ phenomenon. Published 23 Feb, 2019 07:14am
Diplomatic killings

Diplomatic killings

Unlike diplomatic agents like ambassadors, consular agents are not entitled to absolute immunity. Published 09 Nov, 2018 07:10am
Diplomatic licence to kill

Diplomatic licence to kill

Public sentiment reflects the view that US officials stationed in Pakistan have little respect for domestic laws. Published 16 Apr, 2018 07:26am
Pak-Iran confidence building

Pak-Iran confidence building

Historically, relations between Pakistan and Iran have at best remained lukewarm. Published 05 Mar, 2018 07:13am
Revisiting isolationism

Revisiting isolationism

Recent steps taken by the US seem to signal an end to its ‘persona’ as an advocate of international law. Published 06 Feb, 2018 07:19am
One Belt, One Road

One Belt, One Road

Mattis is tone-deaf to regional realities. Published 29 Oct, 2017 06:03am
Winds of change?

Winds of change?

Pakistan must proactively reach out to Iran. Updated 14 Sep, 2017 10:02am
Kashmiri celebrations

Kashmiri celebrations

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

Border politics

Any cross-border attack by Iran into Pakistan would be a violation of international law. Published 30 May, 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 13 May, 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 14 Mar, 2017 09:51am
Democratic bans

Democratic bans

We share the US’ chequered history of treating refugees and immigrants unfairly. Published 17 Feb, 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 09 Jan, 2017 01:10am
Headless chicken

Headless chicken

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

Spies underwater

India’s submarine intrusion violated our sovereignty under UNCLOS. Published 27 Nov, 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 14 Nov, 2016 01:34am