A setback for India, the Security Council meeting reaffirmed the Kashmir dispute’s international status.
Will the election outcome mean more of the same or bring policy change?
Picking daily fights with opponents distracts from challenges and sets up a divisive form of governance.
A long and difficult path lies ahead to secure a negotiated end to the war.
Alienating allies and leaving party tensions unresolved signals trouble ahead.
Pakistan came to rely on itself for defence but financial dependence remains a habit.
The future course of Sino-US ties will have far-reaching consequences for the world.
The government needs to learn from its mistakes, not repeat them.
Pakistan faces daunting foreign policy challenges in a turbulent environment.
Coming weeks will be a defining time for the government.
The pandemic highlights the need to address longstanding flaws.
US election year makes bringing troops home top priority.
National purpose needs to be prioritised over politicking.
Geopolitics, not solidarity, holds sway.
Like other countries, Pakistan is navigating a crisis that will test its leadership.
Pakistan needs to step up its diplomatic game and act strategically.
Delay in starting intra-Afghan talks increases the risk of the Doha peace plan being derailed.