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Islamabad’s relationship with America and the issue of political Islam could be expected to make Pakistan and China wary of establishing close links with each other. But the two nations have a mutual rival, India, with whom they share a history of regional conflict and continuing territorial disputes. And China needs Pakistan to provide access to the Middle East, w...
As Nawaz Sharif takes over the leadership of Pakistan, he faces issues pivotal to the future security of the region and the stability of Pakistan and its neighbours, India and Afghanistan. Into the mix is his country’s turbulent - but improving - relationship with the US. Washington sees Pakistan as crucial to its smooth military withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2014...
Dr. James Jay Carafano
The Pakistan’s People Party (PPP) has presided over a country which has seen its debts grow, its energy supplies dwindle and violence and Islamic militant extremism flourish in the last five years. The party is dominated by the most famous family in Pakistani politics, the Bhutto family. The PPP has made one huge contribution to Pakistan by giving the democratic pr...
Dr. Rameez Abbas