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by Riaz Khokhar.... In the past month, Pakistan has experienced considerable tumult in its domestic politics as former Prime Minister Imran Khan was removed from office through a vote of no-confidence. India is reportedly watching Shehbaz Sharif’s assumption of power as the new prime minister with “cautious optimism” and as a potential “diplomatic opening.” Some analysts also expect an
by Riaz Khokhar and Asma Khalid .... Pakistan and India witnessed a moment of relative peace when the two countries reactivated the 2003 agreement for a ceasefire on the Line of Control–separating Indian and Pakistani administered areas of Kashmir—last year. Unfortunately, that fragile peace appeared only momentary on March 9, 2022, when a supersonic cruise missile from
by Riaz Khokhar and Asma Khalid .... Last month, Imran Khan made his first visit to Sri Lanka as Pakistan’s Prime Minister. The two-day visit to Colombo, during which Imran Khan and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa discussed cooperation across a variety of strategic areas, signifies Islamabad’s intention to work with Sri Lanka for expanded political,

For successful economic diplomacy, Pakistan will have to work out its trade policies, domestic distribution of foreign economic assistance, product…

Even as India and China celebrate the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic ties this year, tensions have escalated on the disputed border. After a clash between Indian and Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley led to the first casualties on the border in several decades, this discussion will examine how India-China economics, diplomatic, and strategic/military