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Imran Khan goes to Washington: What’s on the agenda for US-Pakistan security relations?
Jul 20, 2019

Imran Khan goes to Washington: What’s on the agenda for US-Pakistan security relations?

A closer look at some of the security-related agenda items for the upcoming development and how they could impact bilateral ties.

Imran Khan has talked about fixing India-Pakistan ties. The first step should be a reality check
Jul 30, 2018

Imran Khan has talked about fixing India-Pakistan ties. The first step should be a reality check

There is no reason to believe that we will witness some change in Pakistan’s foreign policy.

Imran Khan's victory in Pakistan: An outcome foretold
Jul 30, 2018

Imran Khan's victory in Pakistan: An outcome foretold

How will India manage a Pakistan led by Imran Khan?

Imran Khan’s long march: Capitulation, chaos or coup
Nov 03, 2022

Imran Khan’s long march: Capitulation, chaos or coup

Though nobody is sure what will be the outcome of the march to Islamabad, it is clear that Pakistan is in for a period of continued instability

Imran Khan’s US visit: Will he triumph or be “trumped” by Trump
Jul 20, 2019

Imran Khan’s US visit: Will he triumph or be “trumped” by Trump

In what is expected to be a one hour meeting between Trump and Imran, the sort of ambitious agenda that is being talked about appears a little far-fet

How Imran Khan unveiled the Oxonian version of Pakistani 'Islamofascism'
Aug 04, 2020

How Imran Khan unveiled the Oxonian version of Pakistani 'Islamofascism'

In the last two years, Imran Khan has proved to be a miserable failure who has in many ways turned the clock back for Pakistan.

Kashmir saved, and then drowned Imran Khan
Oct 07, 2019

Kashmir saved, and then drowned Imran Khan

The diminishing returns are starting to set in for both Imran Khan and his “selectors”.

No second innings for Imran Khan
Jun 01, 2023

No second innings for Imran Khan

Can Imran Khan make his way back into the centre-stage of Pakistan’s politics?

Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s downfall is unlikely to change India-Pakistan ties
Mar 28, 2022

Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s downfall is unlikely to change India-Pakistan ties

Khan’s possible ouster is unlikely to bring any radical change in India-Pakistan relations. The bilateral relationship has plateaued since PTI came to power.

Pakistan poll: Imran Khan down, but not out
May 22, 2013

Pakistan poll: Imran Khan down, but not out

All is not lost for Pakistan's Imran Khan. He may not have succeeded in "sweeping the elections" but his performance was a significant improvement from his previous outings. From having secured only one seat in 2002, his party emerged with a plurality in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Pakistan’s euphoria from Trump’s talks with Imran Khan may not last
Jul 31, 2019

Pakistan’s euphoria from Trump’s talks with Imran Khan may not last

Can Pakistan help the US tame the Taliban so that Trump can withdraw US forces from Afghanistan? That’s the price the US demands in exchange for aid for Pakistan’s floundering economy, but success is far from assured

Pakistan’s Senate elections: Imran Khan and the army’s PDM dilemma
Mar 13, 2021

Pakistan’s Senate elections: Imran Khan and the army’s PDM dilemma

While the elections may be over and the PDM may have won this battle, the war continues to be fought.

The 'Sheikh Chilli' economics of Imran Khan
Nov 02, 2018

The 'Sheikh Chilli' economics of Imran Khan

A near-bankrupt Pakistan has only two choices. It can go to the IMF and suffer reforms. Or it can carry on with its lies, vagaries and economic wet dreams

The agony and irony of Imran Khan’s disqualification
Oct 22, 2022

The agony and irony of Imran Khan’s disqualification

Election Commission of Pakistan’s disqualification of highly popular former Prime Minister Imran Khan will have far-reaching consequences for the co

The military and the mullah: Priorities for the Imran Khan government
May 12, 2020

The military and the mullah: Priorities for the Imran Khan government

Is Pakistan simply incapable in securing terrorists or are they hand-in-glove with them?

What an Imran Khan's win in Pakistan will mean for India
Jul 25, 2018

What an Imran Khan's win in Pakistan will mean for India

In any case, given that the elections have become controversial even before a single vote has been cast means that the legitimacy of the next government, especially one led by Imran, will be constantly questioned and challenged.

Why Modi must not go to Pakistan to attend Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony
Aug 02, 2018

Why Modi must not go to Pakistan to attend Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony

There is no reason to believe that things will be any different if now Modi goes to Islamabad.

Will Imran Khan emerge as the king-maker in Pakistan polls?
Apr 13, 2013

Will Imran Khan emerge as the king-maker in Pakistan polls?

Former The Hindu correspondent in Pakistan, Nirupama Subramanian, thinks that PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif has a better chance to head the next government in Pakistan. The thing to be watched is whether he will be able to do so on his own or in coalition with other parties, especially Imran Khan's PTI.

With Imran Khan ousted, Pakistan Army will have a salient role in Islamabad
Apr 12, 2022

With Imran Khan ousted, Pakistan Army will have a salient role in Islamabad

For Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the foremost challenge will be to handle the economic crisis and keeping the political alliance intact. The incoming government will face a strong opposition from Imran Khan and his PTI, who are masters at street campaigning

#Balochistan Conflict: बलूचिस्तान की आग में झुलस जाएगा पाकिस्तान
Jul 30, 2023

#Balochistan Conflict: बलूचिस्तान की आग में झुलस जाएगा पाकिस्तान

पहले बलूच मिलिटेंट टारगेटेड किलिंग करते थे, लेकिन अब सुसाइड बॉम्बिंग हो रही है और मिलिट्री कैंप पर हमले हो रहे हैं.

'Democratic deficit and economic hardships': The way forward for Pakistan
Mar 20, 2022

'Democratic deficit and economic hardships': The way forward for Pakistan

With the upcoming No-Confidence vote, Pakistan finds itself further embroiled in political and economic uncertainties.

A battle for Pakistan
May 19, 2023

A battle for Pakistan

The tragedy of Pakistan is that there is no neutral arbiter left in the State apparatus—not the judiciary, not the Presidency, not even the Pakistan

A day of constitutional infamy
Apr 04, 2022

A day of constitutional infamy

With the No-Confidence Motion against the Imran-led government dismissed, Pakistan descends further into political turmoil.

After Savouring Moment of Triumph, Pakistan Will Now Face Moment of Truth in Afghanistan
Oct 12, 2021

After Savouring Moment of Triumph, Pakistan Will Now Face Moment of Truth in Afghanistan

Cut this any which way you like, the US still holds all the aces and can influence different outcomes in AfPak region depending on how it defines its interests.

After Trump’s Kashmir remarks, India must tell the US where it gets off
Jul 23, 2019

After Trump’s Kashmir remarks, India must tell the US where it gets off

Modi needs to emphatically clear the air to control the ramifications of Trump’s prattling.

An Afghanistan pretext behind Kashmir’s ‘reorganisation’?
Aug 06, 2019

An Afghanistan pretext behind Kashmir’s ‘reorganisation’?

The fast–tracking of US–Taliban talks, and the following meeting between Trump and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan cannot be sold as one of

Angry Army, Defiant Imran
Jun 08, 2023

Angry Army, Defiant Imran

Pakistan Army is unwilling to spare Imran Khan or his supporters, defenders, and protectors, especially in the judiciary

Azadi March in Pakistan - Nawaz Sharif vs Army?
Aug 22, 2014

Azadi March in Pakistan - Nawaz Sharif vs Army?

The synchronised protest marches undertaken by Imran Khan, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and cleric Tahir-ul Qadri, chairman of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), culminated in a combined sit-in outside the Parliament building in Islamabad.

Ball is in Pakistan’s military court
Jul 19, 2019

Ball is in Pakistan’s military court

India’s multi-pronged strategy of using various instrumentalities of power — legal, diplomatic, economic and military — seems to have had some effect in shaping Pakistan’s behaviour.

Between Democracy and Dictators: South Asia’s response to the Pakistani crisis
May 22, 2023

Between Democracy and Dictators: South Asia’s response to the Pakistani crisis

The public in South Asian countries have reacted variedly to the developments taking place in Pakistan

Between the Maulana, the Military and the Munsifs
May 16, 2023

Between the Maulana, the Military and the Munsifs

The perfect storm that has engulfed Pakistan is unlikely to weaken anytime soon.

Bracing for a Manic Monday
May 16, 2023

Bracing for a Manic Monday

The crisis of the state in Pakistan is only getting worse.

Budding Russia-Pakistan Camaraderie: Should India be Concerned?
Mar 02, 2022

Budding Russia-Pakistan Camaraderie: Should India be Concerned?

India has no reason to be fazed by the growing ties between Pakistan and Russia as showcased by Imran Khan’s recent visit to Moscow.

Caught in the crossfire: The establishment’s Imran problem
Nov 11, 2022

Caught in the crossfire: The establishment’s Imran problem

Imran’s unceasing attacks on the government and the military have increased the instability in Pakistan

Cause and Effect: The Factors that Make Pakistan's Military a Political Force
Feb 28, 2024

Cause and Effect: The Factors that Make Pakistan's Military a Political Force

This issue brief assesses the enduring political influence of the military in Pakistan. It delves into the historical, social, and geopolitical factors that have propelled the military's rise in the nation's governance structure. The brief also examines the military-bureaucratic nexus and its role in perpetuating military dominance, and the implications of a weak civil society and its constrained ability to counterbalance military power.

Civil-Military relations at a breaking point in Pakistan
Oct 23, 2021

Civil-Military relations at a breaking point in Pakistan

Will Prime Minister Imran Khan complete his term in light of current tensions between his administration and the military?