Muhammad Amir Rana

The Taliban sanctions

The Taliban sanctions

One critical issue remains the Taliban’s relationship with foreign militants in Afghanistan. Updated 20 Sep, 2020 08:50am
Changing militant landscape

Changing militant landscape

Certain developments may partly explain the recent upsurge in terrorist violence. Published 06 Sep, 2020 07:16am
Changes in the Muslim world

Changes in the Muslim world

For the ordinary Muslim, visualising politics separately from religion is not an easy task. Updated 23 Aug, 2020 10:05am
Waiting for the whitelisting

Waiting for the whitelisting

The confidence of ministers suggests that the government has achieved some major milestones. Published 09 Aug, 2020 06:54am
Political landscape of GB

Political landscape of GB

Many in GB believe the process of forming a king’s party has been accelerated during the last few weeks. Published 26 Jul, 2020 07:29am
Missing political approaches

Missing political approaches

The grievances of the people are deep-rooted and Balochistan has a long history of insurgency. Published 12 Jul, 2020 06:14am
Afghan Taliban’s strength

Afghan Taliban’s strength

The Taliban have tried to give the impression of having severed ties with Al Qaeda but there’s no proof of this. Published 28 Jun, 2020 07:11am
Strategic shift?

Strategic shift?

Pakistan’s cooperation on Afghanistan has not generated support for its stance on India-held Kashmir. Updated 14 Jun, 2020 12:10pm
Spirituality and power

Spirituality and power

Tariq Jameel and Khadim Hussain Rizvi represent new trends within their sectarian domains. Published 31 May, 2020 02:25pm
Terrorism under Covid-19

Terrorism under Covid-19

Experts have indicated that terrorists could use the pandemic as an opportunity to increase attacks. Updated 18 May, 2020 10:08am
Hate in the time of Covid

Hate in the time of Covid

Despite the flow of information, we have still not been able to forge a common front against the virus. Updated 03 May, 2020 09:13am
Afghan politics vs infection

Afghan politics vs infection

Afghanistan is among the countries with the least testing facilities, but the coronavirus appears to be spreading. Updated 19 Apr, 2020 07:53am
Covid-19 & other fears

Covid-19 & other fears

The govt's delay in deciding to suspend religious gatherings and Friday congregations was unnecessary. Updated 05 Apr, 2020 07:49am
Muslim world politics

Muslim world politics

Pakistan is caught in a dilemma where its heart is in the Malaysian-Turkish bloc but mind is with the Saudi-led bloc. Updated 09 Feb, 2020 07:32am
Mired in extremism

Mired in extremism

It’s too early to say the state’s doctrinal approach towards nationalism and religion has completely transformed. Published 26 Jan, 2020 07:22am