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Political Calculations In Sudan

Political calculations in Sudan

General al-Burhan is the commander of the Sudanese ground forces and is believed to enjoy some popularity within the army’s lower ranks. Some opposition groups see him as more acceptable…

Tensions In The Subcontinent

Tensions in the subcontinent

News from Pakistan and India over the past couple weeks has been quite worrisome, and particularly so for the Pakistani-American community watching the affair from a distance. It is estimated…

Pakistan-India tensions

The current tensions between Pakistan and India in the wake of the Pulwama suicide attack that killed 44 Central Reserve Police Force (CPRF) personnel are following a familiar pattern. India,…

Yet another extension?

LAST week, the law ministry sent a proposal to the federal cabinet for another extension in the jurisdiction of military courts to try civilians for terrorism-related offences. This time around, parliament…

Political Wilderness

Political wilderness

There has never been a dull movement in Pakistani politics. Something is always happening – and it only gets bigger with time. There is an innate restlessness in the political…

Case for political stability

Pakistan’s return to democracy in 2008 was welcomed with caution and optimism. The country’s history of military rules and periods of unstable democracy in between make the return of democracy…

Political Temperature On The Rise

Political temperature on the rise

Is the political tempo on the rise due to domestic and regional issues making headlines, especially the feverish activity at the level of centre-province relations as well as at the…