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Munir Akram

America’s new Afghan war

America’s new Afghan war

The US is no longer interested in a political settlement unless the Afghan Taliban accept America’s terms. Published Sep 17, 2017 07:02am
‘K’ is for Kashmir

‘K’ is for Kashmir

Some among Pakistan’s elites appear to have lost the will to support the occupied territory’s struggle. Published Aug 20, 2017 07:51am
The new cold war

The new cold war

Although the US is no longer the global hegemon, it continues to behave as if it is. Published Aug 06, 2017 03:11am
Sticking it to Pakistan

Sticking it to Pakistan

US demands on Pakistan are no longer limited to the Afghan Taliban or the Haqqanis. Published Jul 23, 2017 07:28am
Modi’s American embrace

Modi’s American embrace

The alliance with America will involve challenges and costs for India. Updated Jul 10, 2017 12:18pm
Strategy-free force

Strategy-free force

In almost every conflict where it is engaged, the US has escalated the use of force. Published Jun 25, 2017 04:16am
A dark age

A dark age

Today’s vulnerable Muslim world is wide open to the influence and domination of external powers. Published Jun 11, 2017 02:55am
Axis of good and evil

Axis of good and evil

The Muslim states at the Riyadh summit should review the pros and cons of joining the anti-Iran coalition. Updated May 28, 2017 01:53am
The refracted relationship

The refracted relationship

Pakistan-US ties will be most fundamentally affected by the evolution in the US-China relationship. Updated May 14, 2017 01:32am
Stuck in the Afghan muck

Stuck in the Afghan muck

The Moscow consultations, or a UN process, should promote a viable peace plan for Afghanistan. Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:05am
Rising dragon, wounded eagle

Rising dragon, wounded eagle

The fortunes of the Chinese dragon have been rising; the power of the American eagle has been dented. Published Apr 16, 2017 06:59am
Double happiness

Double happiness

Pakistanis would do well to not be misled by motivated critiques. Updated Jun 21, 2017 06:15pm
Pak-US: up, down or around?

Pak-US: up, down or around?

The policies of the new US administration towards Pakistan are so far unknown. Published Mar 19, 2017 07:20am
The Afghan graveyard

The Afghan graveyard

Most of the TTP and Afghan Taliban have moved to the vast ungoverned areas of Afghanistan. Updated Mar 06, 2017 03:33pm
Avenging terror

Avenging terror

The sponsors of the terror war against Pakistan cannot be allowed impunity. Published Feb 19, 2017 01:53am
Shooting wars

Shooting wars

Global conflicts and tensions are set to intensify as Trump begins his presidential journey. Published Feb 05, 2017 06:58am
Iran: ascendant power

Iran: ascendant power

Tehran’s determination is matched by its deft diplomacy. Published Jan 22, 2017 06:55am
Twitter Trump

Twitter Trump

If Trump’s tweeted prescriptions are translated into policy, it could yield a diversity of disasters. Published Jan 08, 2017 12:59pm