Pakistan: Now or Never?

Pakistan and Egypt: between pragmatism and dogma

November 22, 2012

Both Pakistan and Egypt had much to learn from each other this week.

On the foreign policy front, if Pakistan ever had aspirations to play the central role as the leader of Muslim unity, it had a salutary lesson in the way Egypt played its cards. Barely a week ago, Pakistan was looking forward to hosting Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, who was to be given the rare honour of addressing a joint session of parliament.

from Expert Zone:

Kasab execution is reminder of Pakistani foot-dragging

By Lisa Curtis
November 22, 2012

(The views expressed in this column are the author's own and do not represent those of Reuters)

Russia warming up to Pakistan

November 8, 2012

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

In the shadow of violence, Quetta’s divides multiply

November 6, 2012

Persecution can bring people together. It can also prise them apart.

In Pakistan, so many minorities are threatened by homicidal extremists that travelling the country can feel like hopping across an archipelago of communities under varying degrees of siege.