Ashraf Jehangir Qazi

Anybody there?

Pakistan’s policies will have to be framed, communicated and implemented within the context of these threats. Updated Jan 29, 2020 07:28am

Can the PM help?

A mediatory role for Pakistan in the US-Iran conflict could be advantageous for various reasons. Published Jan 13, 2020 07:08am

Whatever it takes

Aug 5 has transformed Kashmir from a longer-term diplomatic challenge to an existential challenge for Pakistan. Updated Dec 02, 2019 04:36pm

The Kartarpur factor

What is to be done? Pakistan needs to keep its nerve. It has to clean up its act on all fronts. Updated Nov 15, 2019 09:21am

Modi’s final solution

Is the crisis moving towards escalation or de-escalation? The next few days are critical. Published Aug 10, 2019 07:00am

Meeting POTUS

The prime minister will meet the president of the United States on July 22. Updated Jul 08, 2019 07:47am

Modi won. Has India?

As a lunatic mainstream ideology Hindutva will degrade India’s future. Updated Aug 09, 2019 08:33pm

Global climate jihad

There is not just an emerging anxiety. There is a developing panic over the prospect of climate calamity. Published May 11, 2019 07:09am

Nobel Peace Prize anyone?

If the PM succeeds in satisfying FATF’s demands it will deprive India of its main narrative against Pakistan. Updated Mar 09, 2019 10:07am

Pakistan foreign policy 101

Powerful vested interests define the national interest and make foreign policy. What is to be done? Updated Jan 26, 2019 08:17am

Civil-military relations

The longer-term costs of deviations and dilutions of democratic governance are massive. Published Jan 18, 2019 06:36am

Promises to keep

Imran Khan remains popular. But many of his supporters are beginning to ask questions. Updated Nov 24, 2018 09:17am

‘Straight as a jalebi’

A sensible and far-sighted Pakistan policy could significantly assist a time-lined Afghan settlement. Updated Oct 20, 2018 10:09am

The Kashmir challenge

Armed struggle and resistance against illegal military occupation and repression are not terror. Published Sep 28, 2018 06:07am

Condemned to succeed

The Chinese dream is unfolding. The American dream is fading. What can a Pakistani dream mean? Published Sep 14, 2018 06:24am

Pakistan’s finest years?

Among Imran Khan’s challenges some will be just very tough. Others will be existential. Updated Aug 20, 2018 01:41pm

A class act

Yes, there have been other great Pakistani diplomats. But Jamsheed was among the very finest. Published Jun 25, 2018 07:05am

Elections and movements

Democracy is a political state of being whereas the path to it is political movement. Published May 05, 2018 06:30am

Triangular cold war

What are the implications of a new cold war for Pakistan? Updated Apr 07, 2018 10:15am