The Loneliest Lactation Consultant in the World
Pakistan has 50 million women of childbearing age, and only one globally certified person to help them feed their newborns.
Pakistan Needs a Homegrown Counterterrorism Policy
The “war on terror” is an American idea that only made matters worse.
How Pakistan’s A.Q. Khan Helped North Korea Get the Bomb
Islamabad and Pyongyang exchanged technology, cash, and expertise.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to Kabul: ‘Engagement Has to Continue’ With Taliban Government
Mansoor Ahmad Khan tells FP that Afghanistan is more stable now, and he denies any Pakistani support for the militant group.
Get the Generals Out of Pakistani-U.S. Relations
Civilian-led outreach can find areas of actual cooperation instead of mutual blame.
Can Social Media Bring Justice for Women in Pakistan?
The killing of Noor Mukadam has galvanized an unprecedented online movement.
China and Pakistan See Eye to Eye on the Taliban—Almost
They share economic and geopolitical interests in Afghanistan, but counterterrorism could be a wrench.
Pakistan’s Friendship With the Taliban Is Changing
Expect a recalibration of the relationship by both sides now the Taliban are in power.
Pakistan Might Soon Regret Its Win in Afghanistan
The Taliban’s takeover in Kabul has all the makings of a Pyrrhic victory.
Pakistan Is an Arsonist That Wants You to Think It’s a Firefighter
Washington has an endless appetite for Islamabad’s con games.
Islamic State-Khorasan’s Reach Extends Far Beyond Afghanistan
The extremist group seeks to destabilize South and Central Asia.
Why Terrorists Will Target China in Pakistan
As awareness of Uyghur persecution increases and anger about Beijing’s investment projects simmers, Chinese citizens and businesses are likely to suffer.
A Taliban Takeover Will Strengthen Pakistan’s Jihadis
Islamabad cheered the fall of Kabul, but the new Afghan regime will embolden domestic terrorist groups that could threaten the Pakistani state.
Pakistani Ambassador: ‘Terrorism Is Our Concern as Much as It Is Your Concern’
Envoy says Washington and Islamabad now have a common interest in stopping the Taliban from exporting violence.
Post-American Afghanistan and India’s Geopolitics
The fall of Kabul accelerates a fundamental realignment that was already underway.
China Won’t Repeat America’s Mistakes in Afghanistan
Beijing wants stability. That could serve some U.S. ends.
Pakistan and the United States Have Betrayed the Afghan People
Washington ignored Islamabad funding and supplying the Taliban. Now Afghans are paying the price.
Nothing but Pitch Black Darkness
Ahmed Rabbani’s journey through the U.S. dark prison system to Guantánamo.