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Munir Akram

Genocide, war or peace?

Genocide, war or peace?

The BJP’s plan to ‘resolve’ the Kashmir ‘problem’ is to colonise it. Updated Mar 17, 2019 01:10pm
Now, the diplomatic battle

Now, the diplomatic battle

The aftermath of the crisis offers an opportunity to advance the objective of peace in South Asia. Published Mar 03, 2019 07:33am
Prerequisites of peace

Prerequisites of peace

Durable peace and security in Afghanistan will depend on the level of external interference in its affairs. Updated Feb 18, 2019 09:31am
Sustainable infrastructure

Sustainable infrastructure

There is a solid economic rationale to prioritise global investment in developing countries. Updated Feb 03, 2019 05:08pm
Endgame in Afghanistan

Endgame in Afghanistan

The Taliban’s reluctance to talk to the Kabul regime has emerged as the most important obstacle. Updated Jan 20, 2019 08:02am
The quality of life

The quality of life

The PTI should devote most of its financial and administrative capital to addressing the people’s basic needs. Published Jan 06, 2019 06:32am
Hybrid warfare

Hybrid warfare

The objective may not be to secure an adversary’s immediate defeat, but to erode its morale. Published Dec 09, 2018 07:04am
Investing in Pakistan

Investing in Pakistan

Sectors and products with the greatest potential for export growth should be identified and promoted. Published Nov 25, 2018 07:03am
US: divided and dangerous

US: divided and dangerous

Trump has mastered the art of diversion through atrocious assertions and rhetoric. Published Nov 11, 2018 07:03am
The China agenda

The China agenda

There is need for more vocal Chinese support to Pakistan on its core security challenges. Published Oct 28, 2018 07:07am
The new Cold War

The new Cold War

The confrontation between the US and China is likely to escalate in words and deeds. Published Oct 14, 2018 07:23am
Ugly face of BJP-ruled India

Ugly face of BJP-ruled India

Modi and the BJP have failed spectacularly to improve the lives of the majority of the Indian people. Updated Mar 05, 2019 11:54am
CPEC and the ‘Great Game’

CPEC and the ‘Great Game’

The US has several tactical and strategic reasons to cooperate with China and support CPEC. Published Sep 16, 2018 06:35am
A time of hope

A time of hope

The presumption of integrity will enhance Pakistan’s international credentials. Published Sep 02, 2018 06:57am
Trump in the China shop

Trump in the China shop

None of America’s exercises in coercion is likely to end well. Published Aug 19, 2018 07:20am
Democracy’s deficits

Democracy’s deficits

How ‘free’ is the ‘common’ Pakistani voter to choose qualified and honest representatives? Published Jul 22, 2018 07:58am
The next American war

The next American war

The US will seek to exploit Iran’s economic vulnerabilities as well as ethnic and religious fissures. Published Jul 08, 2018 07:15am
Human rights and peace

Human rights and peace

How can the first UN report on human rights in Kashmir be utilised to alleviate the people’s suffering? Updated Jun 24, 2018 01:40pm