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Reviewing Foreign Policy

Reviewing foreign policy

As the newly elected government assumes the reins of power, it is an appropriate moment to review our foreign policy, covering both its making and its execution. Some pointers regarding…

Reviewing Foreign Policy

Reviewing foreign policy

We have spent far too long establishing our ‘influence’ in the unfortunate country that is Afghanistan; the country has been suffering from civil war conditions for decades. Our policy towards…

A Considerate Foreign Policy

A considerate foreign policy

The US president’s latest ‘lies and deceit’ tweet has quite expectedly become the foremost topic of discussion among Pakistanis. As is apparent from the highly undiplomatic wording of the message,…

A Pragmatic Foreign Policy

A pragmatic foreign policy

Pakistan has decided to opt for a paradigm shift in its foreign policy. It has also for the first time wisely used its strategic location for deriving long-term economic benefits…

Foreign Policy Imperatives

Foreign policy imperatives

Pakistan has lacked a pragmatic and well-articulated foreign policy since 2008. What is more worrying is that the PML-N led incumbent democratic dispensation displayed an outright reluctance to appoint a…

Foreign Policy: Finding The Right Balance

Foreign policy: finding the right balance

Pakistan has continually strived for a balanced foreign policy that looks to keep the objectives of Pakistan as well as the region in perspective. Pakistan realizes its strategic worth as…

Trump’s foreign policy alarms the world: analysts

US Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has rung alarm bells around the world with his proclamations on foreign policy, but his targets are increasingly shrugging off his barbs. By suggesting…

International Law & Foreign Policy

International law & foreign policy

The recently released Chilcot Report of the Iraq Inquiry has created quite a stir in international law and politics. Crucially, its bruising fallout for the UK and US also offers…

Our Foreign Policy Dilemma

Our foreign policy dilemma

Upon assuming office in 2013, maintaining good relations with neighboring countries through regional economic integration was the mainstay of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s foreign policy. Three years on, however, Pakistan’s…