Watching Kunduz Collapse From the Sidelines

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (C) inspects the indigenously manufactured surveillance drone at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex in Kamra, some 65 km west of…

Publish At Your Peril

Pakistani journalists hold placards and photographs bearing the image of Geo television journalist Hamid Mir during a protest against the attack on Mir by…

Bangladesh on the Brink

Unrest sweeps Dhaka after disputed elections, but Bangladesh’s problems extend much farther from the ballot box. Also sparking the flames of turmoil are a…

The Art of U.S.-Pakistan Relations

A Pakistani theater group uses satire to question the national anti-American narrative. U.S.-Pakistan relationship remains an enigmatic story of converging and competing interests, and…

Back in the Driver Seat

Pakistan military is back in the driving seat. This time, not through a conventional coup detat, but through an amended constitution that enables military…

Pakistan’s Dueling Military Cultures

C. Christine Fair, Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army’s Way of War (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). Aqil Shah, The Army and Democracy:…