Asia and the Pacific
Pakistan has been a critical partner for the United States since the events of 9/11, assisting in the hunt for al Qaeda leaders and fighting the Taliban in its western frontier regions. But increased militancy in the tribal areas, continued acts of terrorism in the country and its nuclear program present Washington with serious challenges.
Reuters/Zohra Bensemra - Children study along the corridor of their house at a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad March 4, 2015.
Making Pakistan’s target for education financing a reality
August 27, 2015, Rabea Malik and Pauline Rose
In order to improve financing for education in Pakistan, Rabea Malik and Pauline Rose argue that the country needs to focus on two areas: increasing available domestic resources, and implementing a needs-based formula for the distribution of funding within provinces.
Opinion | The Indian Express
August 20, 2015, Bruce Riedel
Opinion | Al-Monitor
August 16, 2015, Bruce Riedel
August 13, 2015, Bruce Riedel
August 5, 2015, Bruce Riedel
Opinion | The Express Tribune
August 3, 2015, Madiha Afzal
July 23, 2015, Stephen P. Cohen and Maayan Malter
July 15, 2015, Farrukh Iqbal
Opinion | The Daily Beast
July 10, 2015, Bruce Riedel
Opinion | The Tribune
July 7, 2015, Madiha Afzal
Opinion | The Economic Times
June 26, 2015, Bruce Riedel
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Historian and journalist William Dalrymple looks to the present and future of Afghanistan as the U.S. withdraws from the longest war in its history. He sees the danger of an escalating conflict between India and Pakistan, two nuclear powers that could threaten world peace.
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The India-Pakistan Conundrum
Stephen P. Cohen, May 29, 2013
Director, The Intelligence Project
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Stephen P. Cohen
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, The India Project
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
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