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The madrassa and the state of Pakistan

Religion, poverty and the potential for violence in Pakistan.

| Oct 13, 2016

Peace is a process, not an event

Not letting terror attacks determine foreign policy augurs well for India-Pakistan’s relationship

| Feb 01, 2016

Pakistan’s media wars

What is the political fallout of the battle between a media behemoth and Pakistan’s largest security agency?

| Jul 04, 2014

The cantonment state

How will Pakistan’s armed forces cope with the increasing power of the urban middle class, many of whom live on land they own?

| May 02, 2014

Path to Salvation?

Even as the Pakistan Army goes on an all-out offensive against home-grown militants, the insurgents themselves have stepped up their attacks on the Pakistani public.

| Dec 01, 2009

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