If the US genuinely wants to 'reset' relations with Pakistan, it would actively engage with Pakistan's civilian leaders, which is not happening.
Pakistan's prime minister has said his country is not someone's 'hired gun', following US demands for Islamabad to do more in the battle against militancy.
The death of Jalaluddin Haqqani is not operationally significant, but the man's life contains within it the story of the last three decades of war in Afghanistan.
Every major stakeholder in Afghanistan is now open to talking to the Taliban. But who exactly is 'the Taliban'?
On Saturday, Islamabad High Court judge Shaukat Siddiqui accused top spy agency of being involved in ‘manipulating judicial proceedings.’
Meanwhile, Islamabad has removed Muhammad Ahmed Ludhianvi, head of the sectarian Ahl e Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) group, from its terror watchlist.
At a recent meeting of an international terrorist financing watchdog, Islamabad lost support of close allies China and Saudi Arabia, exposing the country to the risk of economic fallout.
Afghan president and NATO back new US approach while Pakistan, China and Russia view the latest policy as counterproductive to resolving the conflict.
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