Tehreek-i-Taliban is making its way back in Pakistan
Tehreek-i-Taliban’s resurgence reveals the failure of the Pakistan government’s anti-terror policy and its ambivalent, contradictory relationship with Islamist militant groups
Salman Rafi Sheikh | Mar 13, 2023
How can Pakistan end the military’s role in politics?
A conversation with Salman Rafi Sheikh on Pakistan's continued crises
The Editors | Feb 15, 2023
Pakistan needs to go beyond the 18th amendment to end the military’s role in politics
Reviving the 2010 reform process can be key to resolving Pakistan’s continued crises, but the reforms need to also target the military's massive business empire
Salman Rafi Sheikh | Jan 30, 2023
Nepal elections, Pakistan’s new Army Chief, ‘Moshari’, and more.
Southasiasphere episode 22: Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Dec 16, 2022
Talking to Tehreek-i-Taliban
Pakistan’s negotiations with the banned group may lead to more violence and instability.
Salman Rafi Sheikh | Sep 13, 2022
The military’s neutral stance around Imran Khan’s ouster may be damage control.
Salman Rafi Sheikh | Jun 23, 2022
Pakistan’s federal system is being undermined by militarisation.
Salman Rafi Sheikh | Aug 04, 2021
General in the labyrinth
Ashok K. Mehta | Nov 01, 1998
The Military In Pakistan Image and Reality
K. Ahmed | Aug 01, 1996
How the IMF bailout is changing Sri Lanka’s foreign policy
The recent IMF bailout package has significantly shifted Sri Lanka’s foreign policy with major players such as China, India and the United States, though such shifts do not seem to bode well for its people
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond