Muhammad Amir Rana

Dealing with the TTP

Dealing with the TTP

The TTP and other terrorist groups have been continuously launching terrorist attacks against the security forces. Updated 04 Dec, 2022 08:51am
Optimising CPEC

Optimising CPEC

The challenge facing internal security restricts the Chinese from coming to Pakistan. Updated 06 Nov, 2022 09:08am
Militancy in Sindh

Militancy in Sindh

Security experts believe that Sindhi militant groups have developed a nexus with Baloch insurgents... Updated 16 Oct, 2022 07:50am
Getting ready for change

Getting ready for change

Why is Pakistan often singled out and tagged as an intolerant society? Updated 02 Oct, 2022 09:01am
The business of hate

The business of hate

The use of the religion card by PML-N leaders reflects their frustration over how fast the party is losing political ground. Updated 18 Sep, 2022 08:51am
The change in the wind

The change in the wind

The religious reform in Saudi Arabia has brought about a big challenge for the conservative Salafi and Deobandi religious groups. Updated 11 Sep, 2022 09:05am
Trade with enemies

Trade with enemies

The govt is weak and fears a political backlash if it allows imports from India or gives permission to aid agencies to help. Updated 04 Sep, 2022 08:58am
Fading optimism

Fading optimism

The responsibility for this state of decay lies with all institutions. Updated 21 Aug, 2022 08:27am
Past haunts the present

Past haunts the present

Insurgents and terrorist groups employ such tactics of inter-group reconciliation to maintain harmony among themselves. Updated 07 Aug, 2022 09:04am
A defeated TLP

A defeated TLP

Imran Khan’s use of religious narratives has made the game challenging for TLP. Updated 24 Jul, 2022 08:29am
A collective mistake

A collective mistake

Mainstreaming a terrorist group will harm and shrink political spaces for the citizens of this country. Updated 10 Jul, 2022 09:39am
Soft on the TTP

Soft on the TTP

Strangely, after reports first emerged of peace talks with the TTP, there was no major reaction. Updated 26 Jun, 2022 08:42am
The cost of peace talks

The cost of peace talks

The issue of talks with the TTP must be brought into the mainstream discussion. Updated 12 Jun, 2022 08:22am
Policing in times of unrest

Policing in times of unrest

The police as an institution can absorb the masses’ anger, which no other security institution can even think of. Updated 29 May, 2022 07:27am
The Taliban mindset

The Taliban mindset

Apparently, the Taliban have no intentions of becoming normal modern-day political actors... Updated 15 May, 2022 08:12am
Securing CPEC & Balochistan

Securing CPEC & Balochistan

Conventional security for CPEC projects is essential, but state institutions cannot ignore the strategic and political context. Updated 01 May, 2022 08:51am
Narratives and self-glory

Narratives and self-glory

The prime minister has taken the idea of ‘positive narrative’ to another level altogether. Updated 03 Apr, 2022 08:49am