A mediatory role for Pakistan in the US-Iran conflict could be advantageous for various reasons.
Ashraf Jehangir Qazi
It is well said that a nation of sheep begets a government of wolves.
Aug 5 has transformed Kashmir from a longer-term diplomatic challenge to an existential challenge for Pakistan.
What is to be done? Pakistan needs to keep its nerve. It has to clean up its act on all fronts.
Is the crisis moving towards escalation or de-escalation? The next few days are critical.
The prime minister will meet the president of the United States on July 22.
As a lunatic mainstream ideology Hindutva will degrade India’s future.
There is not just an emerging anxiety. There is a developing panic over the prospect of climate calamity.
If the PM succeeds in satisfying FATF’s demands it will deprive India of its main narrative against Pakistan.
Powerful vested interests define the national interest and make foreign policy. What is to be done?
The longer-term costs of deviations and dilutions of democratic governance are massive.
Imran Khan remains popular. But many of his supporters are beginning to ask questions.
A sensible and far-sighted Pakistan policy could significantly assist a time-lined Afghan settlement.
Armed struggle and resistance against illegal military occupation and repression are not terror.
The Chinese dream is unfolding. The American dream is fading. What can a Pakistani dream mean?
Among Imran Khan’s challenges some will be just very tough. Others will be existential.
Yes, there have been other great Pakistani diplomats. But Jamsheed was among the very finest.
Democracy is a political state of being whereas the path to it is political movement.
What are the implications of a new cold war for Pakistan?
Only Pakistan can isolate itself — and it has done so repeatedly.