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/Jason Lee - A staff member raises Pakistan's flag in front of the Great Hall of the People ahead of a welcome ceremony for Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Beijing, July 5, 2013.
Pakistan Needs a Revolution in Thinking
September 11, 2014, Madiha Afzal
Madiha Afzal calls for a revolution in thinking in Pakistan to spark political reform.
Opinion | Al-Monitor
September 5, 2014, Bruce Riedel
Opinion | The Daily Beast
September 4, 2014, Bruce Riedel
Opinion | The New York Times
August 27, 2014, Roberta Cohen
Book Excerpt | The Daily Beast
July 27, 2014, Bruce Riedel
June 4, 2014, Khadim Hussain
June 3, 2014, Bruce Riedel
Opinion | India Today
May 30, 2014, Tanvi Madan
May 26, 2014, Bruce Riedel
Opinion | The Economic Times
May 21, 2014, Bruce Riedel
Opinion | Hindustan Times
May 20, 2014, 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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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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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