Opinion

Opinion: An incomprehensible silence

While the national agenda has been overwhelmed with the Panama leaks, and rightly so given the enormity of the revelations relating to our PM’s...

Opinion: Shock after shock

Shock after shock By Dr. Shireen M Mazari It all began well last week with a senior RAW operative, Kulbhoshan Yadev, being nabbed in Balochistan and...

Opinion: Iran after the nuclear agreement

Author: Dr. Shireen Mazari After years of vitriol, when the Iran nuclear agreement was operationalised there was a routine quietness about it that belied the...

2016: dialectic of continuity and change

By: Dr. Shireen Mazari The year 2015 has been a defining year in terms of global strategic developments and shifting alliances. Perhaps, more clearly than...

Opinion: Traversing a failed path

Post the Paris attacks, one has watched with trepidation western states continue down the path that began post-9/11 – of bombing ostensibly the enemy...

Opinion: Arms Control for the Cyber-Era

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Opinion: Where ignorance is not bliss

By Dr.Shireen M Mazari Every time there is an impending US visit by a Pakistani leader, or a visit by any US politician, bureaucrat or...

Opinion: Not a coup but filling a governance vacuum

Author: Dr.Shireen M Mazari With an increasingly public persona of the COAS, many are referring to a ‘soft’ coup having taken place – some gleefully,...

Our foreign policy quagmire

So what has gone wrong? There we were patting ourselves on the back for successfully brokering talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban...

Beyond mere coincidence: A dangerous strategic design

By Dr. Shireen M Mazari Is what is happening in the Arab World and in our region a set of coincidental events? Does the Indo-US...