More election problems

This time in Afghanistan Unfortunately, unless things change dramatically very soon, Abdullah Abdullah pulling out of the Afghan election audit can mean little except tragic consequences for the country and the region.

Pak-India progress

Watershed moment or false signal Pak-India relations have developed such a downward spiral of late that even the slightest trace of good news should be welcomed. Word has it – though still

In pressure cooker

Signs of an end to the deadlock The government is under increasing pressure to urgently resolve the political deadlock. Adding considerably to its woes are developments in the Model Town firing case

Deepening crisis

Only political parties to blame   While the mysterious entry of Afzal Khan in the ongoing high drama gives it a new turn, the PML-N leadership appears not to have paid adequate

Pak-India mess

The BJP fingerprint Unfortunately, India-Pakistan tensions are playing out pretty much the way skeptics figured they would under Modi’s government. There were initial hints of the prospect of a mutually agreeable thaw.

Mixed signals

Finding middle ground won’t hurt Two reasons were given by the PTI to suddenly suspend the talks with the government i.e., crackdown on party workers and attack on Shah Mehmud Qureshi’s Multan