Muhammad Amir Rana

Our exclusivity syndrome

Our exclusivity syndrome

Pakistan needs at least a minimum level of inclusivity that can keep alive democratic values. Updated 17 Oct, 2021 09:22am
Concerns of proxy wars

Concerns of proxy wars

A lobby in the US favours a plan for proxy warfare so that America can sustain its global influence. Updated 19 Sep, 2021 08:10am
The Khorasan chapter threat

The Khorasan chapter threat

The potential threat posed by IS-K must be assessed objectively and scientifically. Updated 05 Sep, 2021 08:33am
A big test for the Taliban

A big test for the Taliban

Now as the Taliban control Kabul, they will have to accommodate other stakeholders. Updated 22 Aug, 2021 08:08am
Emerging threats

Emerging threats

The situation in Afghanistan is changing the character of terrorist groups sheltering there. Updated 08 Aug, 2021 08:12am
A changing society

A changing society

The state has not paid any attention to increasing resources and planning their fair distribution... Published 25 Jul, 2021 07:03am
Reconciliation in Balochistan?

Reconciliation in Balochistan?

The grievances of Baloch citizens are economic and political, and they are as old as Pakistan itself. Updated 11 Jul, 2021 07:40am
Time to make clear choices

Time to make clear choices

Who could be more concerned about instability in Afghanistan than its neighbours Pakistan and China? Updated 27 Jun, 2021 08:00am
FATF compliance

FATF compliance

Pakistan has made serious efforts to address the deficiencies in its CFT/AML regime because of FATF pressure. Published 13 Jun, 2021 07:32am
An uneasy relationship

An uneasy relationship

Pakistan’s influence over the Afghan Taliban may not be as comprehensive as many believe it to be. Published 30 May, 2021 07:16am
US exit: security implications

US exit: security implications

All indications are that transnational terrorist groups are gearing up to increase their operations in the region. Published 16 May, 2021 05:44am
Rejected curricula advice

Rejected curricula advice

The CII and NMC have denounced Dr Suddle’s recommendations on educational content. Published 02 May, 2021 06:56am
Changing security paradigm?

Changing security paradigm?

A shift in our security approach needs open discussion on public forums, media, and in parliament. Updated 04 Apr, 2021 03:40pm
What students think

What students think

The state desires to control the thoughts of its citizens. Updated 21 Mar, 2021 08:09am
What is terrorism?

What is terrorism?

The term ‘terrorism’ is still defined in a vague and contradictory manner. Updated 07 Mar, 2021 09:21am
The soul of Pakistan

The soul of Pakistan

The trolls are spewing what they have absorbed over the years. Updated 21 Feb, 2021 08:14am
CPEC and multiculturalism

CPEC and multiculturalism

So far, CPEC has failed to create any kind of sociocultural fusion in society. Published 07 Feb, 2021 07:48am