Will CIA Seize Interfering in FATA?

By C Andrew Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) lies on Pakistan’s western border and covers an area of 27220 square kilometers and inhabited by a population of 5,001,676 people (according … 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

Time for Pashtuns to make clearer choices

By Atta Rasool Malik Pashtuns are suffering in the South Asia region. In Afghanistan, they are kept out of power and face the wrath of Nato-led forces. In Pakistan’s Federally Administered … Read More

FATA Still Remains Security Risk

By Tariq Rizwan Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) region is a narrow strip comprising the seven Agencies; Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan, besides the … 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

Building Schools is the answer to Extremism and Terrorism

Pakistan continues to neglect its responsibility for and in the classroom. For a prosperous FATA, this must change. By Maryam Jillani Pakistan recently marked the one-year anniversary of the brutal … Read More

Pakistani doctor who led CIA to bin Laden stuck in prison

By Ishtiaq Ahmed More than four years after a Navy SEALs Team Six killed Osama bin Laden during an early morning raid on his Abbottabad compound, a doctor accused of … Read More

Pakistan’s campaign against militants curbs another menace: polio

By Zulfiqar Ali and Shashank Bengali The Pakistani army’s nearly yearlong campaign against Islamist militants in the northern tribal belt has its skeptics, but one area where experts say its … Read More