The confrontation between the US and China is likely to escalate in words and deeds.
Modi and the BJP have failed spectacularly to improve the lives of the majority of the Indian people.
The US has several tactical and strategic reasons to cooperate with China and support CPEC.
The presumption of integrity will enhance Pakistan’s international credentials.
None of America’s exercises in coercion is likely to end well.
Pakistan-China ties must be developed on the basis of convergent strategic objectives.
How ‘free’ is the ‘common’ Pakistani voter to choose qualified and honest representatives?
The US will seek to exploit Iran’s economic vulnerabilities as well as ethnic and religious fissures.
How can the first UN report on human rights in Kashmir be utilised to alleviate the people’s suffering?
Since the US invasion of Iraq, power has pivoted towards the Eurasian heartland.
A shift in India’s strategic posture could open the door to addressing, if not fully resolving, the major issues.
Pakistan’s interests may suffer in the current tensions involving the US and Iran.
Pakistan needs to build its responses to possible scenarios it may face in a future crisis with India.
The US-India alliance is pushing Pakistan into an even greater dependence on China.
There are five areas where America’s current postures could lead to disastrous consequences.
The interests of the developing countries would be best served if they act collectively.
Without a clear plan, Pakistan can fall into the trap of making piecemeal concessions.
Strategic patience may be good policy while Trump is in office.
Pakistan can afford to display greater flexibility towards the US rather than India.
Pakistan and China must undertake serious efforts to preserve, diversify and intensify their relationship.