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By Imad Zafar The brutal murder of a high-ranking police officer who was abducted in Islamabad and taken to Afghanistan has raised serious concerns about the growing involvement of external … Read More

Pakistan-USA Relations: A Way Forward

By Syed M. Mehmood Hashim Since its independence in 1947, Pakistan has been aligned with the USA in pursuit of common objectives driven by principles of democracy. However, the history … Read More

Pakistan Embraces Multipolarity—and That Might Be Good for America

Pakistan’s move toward diversification in a post–American world order is reflected in its military hardware acquisitions and in its diplomatic ties. Arif Rafiq Over the past two years, Indian and … Read More

United States ‘under attack in a true sense’

By Atta Rasool Malik On April 10, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the office of President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and seized documents relating to the money … Read More

Trump’s unfair attack on Pakistan

By Arsla Jawaid President Donald Trump’s first tweet of 2018 has renewed tension between the United States and Pakistan. It read, “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than … Read More

America ignores Pakistan at its peril: John McCain

By John McCain Over the July 4 weekend, I made my annual trip to Afghanistan to visit US troops and military commanders. I also travelled to Pakistan to meet civilian … Read More

Senior Islamic State Khorasan leaders defect to Taliban

By Bill Roggio IS-Khorasan-pledge-TalibanSeveral members of the Islamic State Khorasan Provinces’ “central council” as well as other senior and mid-level leaders based in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar have … Read More

Embracing the Enemies We Know in Afghanistan

Despite mutual distrust, Washington must include both the Taliban and the Haqqani Network in negotiations to achieve peace in Afghanistan. By Fahd Humayun Last November, the Pentagon announced that the … Read More

Afghanistan: 4-Party Peace Talks Set For January

Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to hold a quadrilateral meeting during the first week in January also involving China and the United States on a comprehensive road map for a “meaningful … Read More