All the Prime Minister’s Women
Female members of Imran Khan’s party claim that Pakistan’s new leader has their interests at heart. Does he?
No One Has Ever Completed a Term as Pakistan’s PM
A checkered democratic history, from 1947 to the present day.
The Only Enemy Pakistan’s Army Can Beat Is Its Own Democracy
The country's prime ministers have always come and gone at the behest of the generals who really run the country.
The Downfall of Nawaz Sharif and the Triumph of Stupidity
Pakistan’s democracy is stronger with the removal of the prime minister on corruption charges. But the primacy of the armed forces remains intact.
Donald Trump Tells Pakistan He Will Do Whatever It Wants
The U.S. president-elect assured the Pakistani prime minister that he will "personally" solve problems for Pakistan.
Pakistani Supreme Court Announces Probe Into PM Sharif as Clashes With India Continue
Will a corruption case make Pakistan's prime minister take a harder line on the Line of Control?
Anatomy of a Fault Line
Early peace gestures by the Indian and Pakistani governments gave cause for optimism, but the two sides have once again drifted apart along familiar lines.
Calling for Peace
Despite renewed tensions between India and Pakistan, public opinion in both countries strongly favors peace.
Dangerous Liaisons: A Pakistan-Saudi Alliance
Pakistan contributing to Saudi Arabia’s mission in Yemen is bound to have reprehensible consequences for Pakistan.
Back in the Driver’s Seat
Pakistan’s military retakes pivotal control, and the public does not seem to mind.
Law and (Military) Order
A new constitutional amendment in Pakistan cedes civilian power to the military.