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.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being kicked out of office for corruption is a triumph for transparency and justice.
The Muslim nation stands in the way of China’s “One Belt, One Road” dubbed plan for Chinese dominance and authoritarianism.
Asian ports: Pitfalls of China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative.
As Trump is pressured to confront Pakistan for support of militants, Pakistan is one area where China and the US could find common cause.
How to get out of the tit-for-tat pattern of past India-Pak encounters