The Moscow consultations, or a UN process, should promote a viable peace plan for Afghanistan.
The fortunes of the Chinese dragon have been rising; the power of the American eagle has been dented.
Pakistanis would do well to not be misled by motivated critiques.
The policies of the new US administration towards Pakistan are so far unknown.
Most of the TTP and Afghan Taliban have moved to the vast ungoverned areas of Afghanistan.
“What Pakistan continues to face today are externally supported terrorists.”
The sponsors of the terror war against Pakistan cannot be allowed impunity.
Global conflicts and tensions are set to intensify as Trump begins his presidential journey.
Tehran’s determination is matched by its deft diplomacy.
If Trump’s tweeted prescriptions are translated into policy, it could yield a diversity of disasters.
Pakistan’s elites have embraced selfish goals nationally and a subservient posture internationally.
In Amritsar, Pakistan would have been well within its rights to interrupt the speeches by Modi and Ghani.
Pakistan’s response should take account of India’s comprehensive strategy against it.
It is obvious that Trump’s external policies will be subservient to his domestic agenda.
The hostile perception of Pakistan has been magnified by an Indian propaganda campaign.
Pakistan’s policymakers must restore focus on the real challenge posed by India’s hostility.
There’s a real danger that Modi may be tempted to take further reckless action.
Today, Pakistan has few friends and many enemies in Washington.
Given the emerging strategic alignments, CPEC may have already become the target of an economic ‘war’.
Talks with India at this point will not resolve the dispute and could demoralise the Kashmiris.