Touqir Hussain

Reviving ties

Reviving ties

Only sustainable relations can help Pak-US cooperation. Published 02 Feb, 2023 08:06am
America’s wars

America’s wars

It’s almost as if an American war is righteous by definition. Published 18 Dec, 2022 04:39am
Free or dependent?

Free or dependent?

A weak state ends up with a foreign policy serving others’ interests. Updated 01 Dec, 2022 08:36am
Engagement returns

Engagement returns

The stimulus for change has come from both the US and Pakistan. Updated 04 Nov, 2022 07:59am
New directions?

New directions?

Divergent influences will shape and impact the trajectory of the future relationship. Updated 01 Oct, 2022 09:15am
Absent democracy

Absent democracy

The intelligentsia has not played its due role. Updated 20 Aug, 2022 09:07am
Foreign interference

Foreign interference

In Pakistan, primary stimulus for rise and fall of govts has nearly always been domestic. Updated 12 Apr, 2022 08:34am
At a crossroads

At a crossroads

The US and Pakistan have yet to understand each other. Updated 29 Jan, 2022 08:38am
External dependence

External dependence

Pakistan needs to develop an independent foreign policy but that will not happen without systemic changes at home. Updated 03 Dec, 2021 07:59am
Mending ties

Mending ties

The reality is that Pakistan cannot be ignored. Published 09 Nov, 2021 07:25am
Unstable neighbour

Unstable neighbour

Afghanistan has faced one of the most devastating conflicts of our time, and Pakistan has suffered by becoming a crisis state. Updated 12 Oct, 2021 08:51am
Who lost America?

Who lost America?

Washington is obsessed, however valid its concerns may be, with competition with China. Updated 10 Sep, 2021 08:35am
Dialogue to nowhere

Dialogue to nowhere

Neither India nor Pakistan is now pushed about talking. Published 20 Jul, 2021 07:43am
Gathering storm

Gathering storm

The Taliban are seeking a military solution. Published 27 May, 2021 06:46am
Re-engaging America

Re-engaging America

Pakistan seems to be hoping for a reset in ties. Published 13 Mar, 2021 05:29am
Brand Trump

Brand Trump

Conviction won’t solve America’s problems. Published 30 Jan, 2021 06:24am
Biden’s burden

Biden’s burden

The US had lost its bearings long before Trump. Published 10 Jan, 2021 08:50am
Post-Trump ties

Post-Trump ties

The US knows that engagement with Pakistan is necessary. Updated 10 Nov, 2020 09:10am