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Munir Akram

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

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

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

Pakistanis would do well to not be misled by motivated critiques. Published Apr 02, 2017 05:46am

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

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

Avenging terror

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

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

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

Twitter Trump

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

The tame tiger

Pakistan’s elites have embraced selfish goals nationally and a subservient posture internationally. Published Dec 25, 2016 02:50am

Gluttons for punishment

In Amritsar, Pakistan would have been well within its rights to interrupt the speeches by Modi and Ghani. Updated Dec 11, 2016 12:12pm

A united national front

Pakistan’s response should take account of India’s comprehensive strategy against it. Published Nov 27, 2016 03:58am

Trump’s America

It is obvious that Trump’s external policies will be subservient to his domestic agenda. Published Nov 13, 2016 03:00am

The Washington consensus

The hostile perception of Pakistan has been magnified by an Indian propaganda campaign. Published Oct 30, 2016 01:24am

India’s sound and fury

Pakistan’s policymakers must restore focus on the real challenge posed by India’s hostility. Updated Oct 16, 2016 08:10am

Modi’s war

There’s a real danger that Modi may be tempted to take further reckless action. Published Oct 02, 2016 01:35am

Opportunity and challenge

Given the emerging strategic alignments, CPEC may have already become the target of an economic ‘war’. Updated Sep 04, 2016 04:32am