Tag Archives: Imran Khan

Why Pakistan’s Khan Must Extricate Himself from Steel-frame?

Imminent political demise stares Pakistan's prime minister in the face if he continues to rely on people whose hearts and minds resonate with his erstwhile opponents, argues Imtiaz Gul.

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Pakistan: Tremendous National Security Decision

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is being hailed for giving three-year extension to the country's powerful army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa which will ensure continuity of security and economic policies.

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Ghani’s Pakistan Visit: Anchored in Rare Realism?

Afghan President Ghani’s decision to break through the walls of rancor and suspicion is an extremely welcome step. It will hopefully reset the relationship to the benefit of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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View from Pakistan: Crocodile Tears of the Corrupt

While opposition is an important ingredient in the political system of parliamentary democracy, unfortunately in Pakistan it more of a mudslinging match rather than the presenting of viable alternatives. 

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Will There be a Détente with Pakistan After the Indian Elections?

A partnership for peace based on sincerity and verifiable actions is the best promise for Pakistan and India to achieve detente. Enhanced bilateral trade is another mutually beneficial track that can help the two sides create stakes in peace.

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What Next After Change of Financial Guard in Pakistan

Hafeez Shaikh, who will administer Pakistan's troubled economy after the exit of his predecessor Asad Umar, would do well to form a team of his own choice to be able to handle the country's failing economy and push down soaring inflation, writes one analyst.

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View from India: Kartarpur Focus

Security concerns are high-priority, but blocking work on the corridor is not right, argues one of India's respected dailies in an editorial.

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Handling the Kashmir Crisis

Where do we go from here? The Pulwama incident has shown that unsolved problems when suppressed tend to go out of hand and create violence.

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Despite De-escalation with India, Pakistan Faces Heavy Odds!

How can the state tolerate an outfit that continues to hemorrhage Pakistan internationally more than anything else? Isn’t it about time to terminate the red herring that is being used to drag and muddy Pakistan’s image? Given the existing desire for doing so, this will be achievable only through a united and pro-active civil-military leadership. They shall have to ‘walk the talk’ through demonstrable indiscriminate actions against all non-state actors.

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View from India: Living on the Edge

One analyst says India and Pakistan need to find a way to keep de-escalating tensions without either losing face.

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