Tag: Foreign Policy

How can improving ties with ASEAN help Pakistan?

Junaid Ali Malik | It does not suit Pakistan to stay away from finding new friends around the world. I truly believe that this century...

Russia to meet ISIS threat from Afghanistan

M K Bhadrakumar | Kulbhushan Jadhav and our “surgical strike 2.0” across the LOC kept the adrenaline flowing in recent days, but it is the regional conference on...

How will Palestinians react to Trump’s declaration of making Jerusalem the...

Maha Nassar | When President Donald Trump on Dec. 5 recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he not only effectively endorsed Israel’s de facto annexation of East...

The Sochi Summit Was A Success, But Plenty Of Serious Challenges...

Andrew Korybko and Hamsa Haddad | President Rouhani’s visit to Sochi to meet with his Russian and Turkish counterparts is being hailed as a success...

57% of Americans think US should mind its own business on...

Jacob G. Hornberger | One of the burning issues of our time is the role of the U.S. government in foreign affairs: Should the United...

India and Saudi Arabia: Two countries going in unexpected directions

Adam Garrie | In spite of its painful birth as a free and independent state, India quickly became a model for what many considered to be...

Tearing down fears about the rise of China

Mudassir Saeed Laghari| This July witnessed an intense level of escalated tensions, what came to be known as Doklam Dispute, between China and India. After...

Will Trump’s praise for Pakistan improve ties?

M K Bhadrakumar | The Pakistani elites have shown once again that they can beat their Indian counterparts hands down in sucking up to the...

What does strategic relationship with China means for Pakistan?

Jan Achakzai | The 19th National Congress of China’s Communist Party will be held in Beijing. It is very important as new political elite will...

Will US be able to sustain its global dictatorship?

Jacob G. Hornberger | On July 21, 1821, John Quincy Adams, who would go on to become the sixth president of the United States, warned that...

Rouhani calls Trump’s warnings a bluff

M K Bhadrakumar | The US President Donald Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday has drawn attention to the Iran nuclear deal of...

Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: A tale of fear and resistance to change...

Maria Bastos | This Summer turned out to be a rather prolific period for Pakistan's foreign policy. However, there was no discernible change. Think of...

How should Pakistan respond to Trump’s Afghan policy?

Abdul Rahim | On August 21, 2017, President Trump announced Afghan policy and warned the U.S enemies that “no place is beyond the reach of...

Pakistan’s foreign policy and current challenges-part 2

Asif Haroon Raja | Pakistan’s current challenges India has not reconciled to the existence of Pakistan and strives to reduce it to the status of a...

Pakistan’s foreign policy and current challenges-part 1

Asif Haroon Raja | Overview Pakistan has, since birth, been faced with one crisis after another. The tense geopolitical environment created by hostile India and unfriendly...

Khan condemns Trump; advises him to talk with the Taliban

News analysis | PTI Chief, Imran Khan while taking serious exceptions to President Trump's tirade against Pakistan, suggested that the US top man should find...

Shahbaz Sharif takes an honorable stance against the US begging bowl

News Desk | Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif in a statement on Friday said that it is time for Pakistan to “politely and gratefully close...

Will Trump’s ‘new’ Afghan strategy be successful?

Nasir Azeem | The Foreign Policy of every state on the world map is always carved out to protect its national interests. But what is...

Trump draws geopolitical battle lines in South Asia

James M. Dorsey | President Donald J. Trump has drawn battle lines in South Asia that are likely to have a ripple effect across Eurasia:...

More foreign policy blow back in Spain

Jacob G. Hornberger | Last week, 13 more people died in Spain as a consequence of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and Afghanistan....

Is the failing Foreign Policy causing a drop in remittances for...

News Analysis | The simmering Gulf Crisis and the changing economic policies of GCC countries from oil dependence towards a knowledge-driven economic system for localization...

Trump presidency is like a rudderless ship after Bannon’s exit

M. K. Bhadrakumar | An imminent departure of the White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon had been talked about for weeks, even months. But when Bannon’s...

Revisiting Pakistan’s foreign policy: Flaws and possible actions for rectification

Ahsan Hamid Durrani | As we enter the era of the realignment of alliances and shift in global power paradigms, our foreign policy must be...

A brief description of Trump’s foreign policy doctrine

Anam Sheikh | American presidents operate under a system of checks and balances on the domestic front, but when it comes to foreign policy, they...

US’ betrayal: What are the options left for Pakistan?

Itfa Khurshid Mirza | Donald Trump’s speech at the Riyadh Summit in Saudi Arabia has become the talk of the town. Choosing Saudi Arabia as...

Fragile foreign policy: Pakistan at the mercy of a new super...

Ghulam Mustafa | Gen Zia Ul Haq, for all his faults, understood Arab psyche very well. I recall his words to our Advisory Team in...

Russia’s interference: US foreign policy or domestic policy?

Adam Garrie | Many had hoped that the firing of former FBI director James Comey would bring an end to the disgrace of ‘Russiagate’. Russiagate...

Trump’s ‘America First’ reappears centre stage

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The US President Donald Trump’s foreign policy team bears an appearance of being dominated by the military brass. This, in turn,...

Trump’s upcoming pilgrimage capture’s the world’s attention!

The Whitehouse has announced that President Donald Trump will be embarking on his very first foreign visit. The focal points of his visit are...

A Restrictive foreign policy: Is India inviting trouble?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | When diplomacy becomes brittle, foreign policies become sub-optimal. India’s diplomacy toward China and Pakistan testifies to it. Dialogue with Pakistan is...

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News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

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News Desk | Jennifer Aniston has issued a statement addressing reports she is interacting with her ex-husband Brad Pitt as a shoulder to lean on...

Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will lead to an irreversible...

News Desk | In a seminar on “Changing Patterns of Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan” at Woodrow Wilson Center on February 13, 2018, three renowned...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

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