In caving to the demands of a few thousand rightwing protesters, Pakistan’s politicians have relinquished their right to govern. How did this happen and what comes next?
Inside Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s not-so-secret weapon for public sector reform
A new book about Pakistan’s nuclear program offers some answers but also raises some uncomfortable questions
Are Pakistan’s lawyers completely out of order?
Big play: mainstreaming Pakistan’s federally administered tribal belt.
Cambridge days and the summer of ’68 with Nigar Ahmad
The woman who lit up our world
Cracking the walls that divide us
Nigar Ahmad (1945-2017)
Nearly 60 years since their landmark treaty, the Pakistan-India water dispute remains contentious.
Silk Road countries, like Pakistan, are the crucible where tolerance, creativity, and excellence can be at their finest—if and when the political climate allows.
The PTI’s demand for a corruption-free country raises questions about its own governance in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
Lahore High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah wants to reform Pakistan’s judiciary.
Pakistani asylum seekers and migrants bear brunt of Europe’s tilt toward the right-wing.
Can anyone in Pakistan fully understand the country’s greatest humanitarian?
One month after a brutal suicide attack on Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, there is little progress in bringing its perpetrators to heel.
Recent arrests reveal the extent of the Islamic State’s presence in Pakistan.
Human traffickers profit off the misery of Pakistanis seeking security abroad.
There’s an ill wind blowing to Pakistan from the Taliban takeover of Kunduz.