By seizing on the blasphemy issue, Imran Khan puts himself between a rock and a hard place.
Turkey’s financial crisis raises questions about China’s debt-driven development model.
Since 2000, 50 million women in predominantly-Muslim countries have entered the labor market.
The recipients of Beijing’s supposed largess regularly find themselves trapped in debt leading to rising anti-Chinese sentiment.
Corruption and the lack of the rule of law is a fundamental cause of the Afghan debacle.
Pakistan’s machinations and America’s past delusions pose obstacles to a successful strategic outcome for the war In Afghanistan.
Pakistan, an important node in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, is concerned about a neocolonial Chinese effort to extract the country’s resources.
Pakistan’s hopes to resist mounting U.S. anti-terrorism pressure by aligning itself closer with China and Russia may be disappearing fast.
A policy to win in Afghanistan requires undermining the Taliban’s strategic base – the external support and sanctuary that Pakistan continues to provide.