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Munir Akram

Tweets and consequences

Tweets and consequences

Pakistan needs to boldly and clearly articulate its interests and objectives to the US. Published Jan 07, 2018 07:00am
The winds of nuclear war

The winds of nuclear war

Today, Pakistan and India are engaged in a complex confrontation. Updated Dec 25, 2017 11:36am
New alliances, new wars

New alliances, new wars

Each component of the Middle East matrix is extremely complex. Published Nov 26, 2017 06:57am
China-US: shaping the future

China-US: shaping the future

The rivalry between China and the US will depend on the vibrancy of their governance systems. Published Nov 12, 2017 06:53am
The dragon in the room

The dragon in the room

In the crisis unfolding, China could do several things to support Pakistan. Updated Oct 30, 2017 01:47pm
Terms of re-engagement

Terms of re-engagement

Pakistan must not delude itself that its re-engagement will change US strategic goals. Updated Oct 15, 2017 02:43pm
The nuclear dimension

The nuclear dimension

Without its nuclear and missile capabilities, Pakistan would have been sanctioned like Iran. Published Oct 01, 2017 04:22am
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