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Africa Union tests diplomatic muscle with G20 entry

The Africa Union’s entry into the G20 group of the world’s most powerful economies highlights the continent’s growing influence and gives its leaders a stronger voice in global decision-making. African…

India’s diplomatic success

“The Quartet will be a model for those who desire peace and prosperity and will provide evidence of the great opportunities lost through conflicts and squandered by blind extremism at…

India’s diplomatic success

India has established mutually beneficial bilateral and multilateral relations with various countries; it is a member of pertinent alliance systems like BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), Quadrilateral…

Diplomatic footprints

Barack Obama's eight years in the White House (2009-2016) were marked by more downs than ups in Pak-US relations. The year 2011, in particular, saw the lowest point in a…

A diplomatic journey

DIPLOMATIC FOOTPRINTS narrates the life and career of one of Pakistan’s distinguished foreign secretaries I had the privilege of working with as ambassador and knowing much longer as newspaper editor…

Diplomatic blundering

A SERIES of gaffes by our foreign minister has caused utter embarrassment. His penchant for media attention has landed the country in a diplomatic predicament often enough. His mixing of…