The US president’s remarks are political, not policy statements.
Afghanistan can only be fixed by the Afghans, but they need Pakistan’s help not hindrance.
There is going to be a fierce clash of wills.
We should not persist in our traditional support for the Taliban.
Good governance is central to a nation’s rise.
History’s shadow has darkened the two states’ view of each other.
The US will demand too much and Pakistan expect too much.
How has India’s Pakistan policy endured for so long?
The US is not known for handling complexity in foreign affairs.
It is not Pakistan but its services that have been important to the US.
Our present approach is not getting the Kashmiris anywhere.
We may not be isolated but we are stranded.
The fourth part of a quartet on relations between the West and Muslims post-9/11 focuses on Europe’s interaction
Can we redefine a foreign policy that’s reached a dead end?
This US is looking to punish Pakistan while still engaged with it.
Public relations is not a substitute for policy.
No genuine foreign policy debate was encouraged for fear that it might contradict the official paradigm.
Pakistan has to deal with more than two Americas.
IT is too early to know the state of US-Pakistan relations under Obama’s second term. These relations are a derivative of America’s overall foreign policy which is not quite evident yet.
THE tragic killing of Pakistan’s security personnel by Nato forces refocuses attention on the nagging question as to what the US-Pakistan relationship is about.