The US disengagement will leave a fragile government in Kabul, only to pave the way for a civil war
Blocking peaceful channels of expression only opens venues for violent expression of pent-up frustration. It is time to rethink the security state...
Hybrid war is the latest buzzword in the corridors of power. Is Pakistan really in the throes of a fifth generation war?
Afghanistan has remained indisputably the 'graveyard of empires'. As things stand, probably, the US won’t be an exception either
Afghanistan seems heading towards a bloodier and messier future until one of the two contending parties, US or Taliban, win
Pakistan inherited the political culture of supremacy of security over liberty and, by extension, executive over legislature
Moscow’s invitation to Taliban and the latter’s participation in the talks are emblematic of the growing relationship between Russia and Taliban
The country needs to change its perspective as coercive instruments of Pakistan’s policy are the gravest threat to Islamabad’s interests in...
To counter Islamic extremism, curricula and syllabi must be reformed to instill critical thinking rather than indoctrination
Establishing a counter militant narrative will entail embracing the diversity we share rather than the uniformity we bemoan