Sushant Sareen

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a strategic affairs analyst and a Pakistan expert

POLITICS

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By giving in to demands of Barelvi zealots, Pakistan has set itself up for chaos

The mullahs have tasted the fruit of their street power and will now use it to gain their pound of flesh.

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ISIS may be 'defeated' but the threat is far from dead and over

India must join hands with international community to ensure Afghanistan doesn't fall prey to Islamists.

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How Centre's interlocutor can help India's Kashmir outreach

The idea behind introducing an interlocutor is to elevate the level of engagement and marginalise the naysayers in the Valley.

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How US and India can join hands to tame Pakistan

Trump can play the India card to make Islamabad follow through on promises.

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India should sit back and watch Pakistan self-destruct

Over the years, Islamabad politics has swung so far to the Right that Islamist parties of yesterday are today being seen as moderates.

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Stop lying, Pakistan

The list of lies that Pakistanis peddle is endless, but they get away with it is because nobody fact-checks the snake oil they sell.

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Afpak policy: How America should cut Pakistan to size

For all their bluster and bravado, the Pakistanis don’t really have a stomach for eating grass.

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Why unease among Indian Muslims precedes Modi government

Without addressing these disconnects, the community will increasingly find it difficult to relate to.

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By sacking Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan has embraced chaos

Predicting the political demise of any politician is always fraught with risk.