Diversity Is Radical Islam's Greatest Weakness

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin
Shi'ite fighters hold an image of the Islamic State flag after clashes with IS militants in Saqlawiya, north of Falluja, Iraq, June 4, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

Exploiting fractures in the ideology could allow the U.S. to achieve its goals with less blood.

China’s Risky Investment In Pakistan

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin
A boy holds a national flag as he watches an air show to celebrate the 70th Independence Day in Islamabad

The countries are making a huge bet that economic development can coexist with the infrastructure of terrorism.

New Splinter Terror Group In Pakistan Calls For Disaffected ISIS Members To Join

World | Jonah Bennett
Pakistan Rangers stand guard near some men, who were detained during a raid on the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) political party headquarters, to present them before an anti-terrorism court in Karachi

The group also boasts female members

War Gaming A U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin

By destabilizing Afghanistan, Pakistan ultimately may be destabilizing itself.

Trump Punishes Pakistan By Withholding Millions Of Aid Dollars

World | Saagar Enjeti
President Donald J. Trump participates in a tax reform kickoff event at the Loren Cook Company, Wednesday, August 30, 2017, in Springfield, Missouri. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

‘Substantially tougher approach’

Trump's Afghan Strategy Has A Pakistan Sized Hole In It

World | Saagar Enjeti
A vendor wears a mask with the colours of the Pakistani flag as people prepare to celebrate the country's Independence Day on August 14 at a roadside stall in Islamabad, Pakistan, August 10, 2016. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood - RTSMDX3

‘No partnership can survive’

Social Media: A Dictator's Paradise

Opinion | Carole Hornsby Haynes
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen on stage during a town hall at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California September 27, 2015. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Obtaining personal data on everyone used to be an obstacle for totalitarians. Not anymore.

Pakistan: US Needs To Focus On Terror Havens In Afghanistan, Not In Pakistan

World | Jonah Bennett
Afghan policemen stand next to a captured Taliban fighter after a gun battle near the village of Shajoy

‘Sanctuaries harbouring terrorists and miscreants on Afghan soil’

FACT CHECK: Has The US Paid Pakistan 'Billions And Billions' While It Harbored Terrorists?

| Kush Desai
Supporters of terror group Jamaat-ud-Dawa burn the American flag in protest in Peshawar, Pakistan, May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz - RTX2EHZW

The U.S. has ‘been paying Pakistan billions and billions of dollars, at the same time they are housing the very terrorists that we are fighting’

Trump's "Tight Slap" To Pakistan Cheers India

Opinion | David Cohen
U.S. President Donald Trump announces his strategy for the war in Afghanistan during an address from Fort Myer, Virginia, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

No previous commander-in-chief had delivered this message forcefully as Trump did.

NSC Spokesman Warns Pakistani Officials They Could Be Sanctioned For Terror Ties

Politics | Jonah Bennett
A boy holds a national flag as he watches an air show to celebrate the 70th Independence Day in Islamabad

‘Business as usual as it has been up to now is over’

This May Be The Most Important Line In Trump's Afghanistan Strategy

World | Saagar Enjeti

‘Persuasion, sometimes coercion, and sometimes disruption’

Teen Faces Death For Burning Quran

World | Joshua Gill
People demonstrate after the killing Mashal Khan, accused of blasphemy, by a mob at Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan, during a protest in Peshawar, Pakistan April 14, 2017. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz - RTX35K4R

‘He was interrogated and confessed’

Transgender Bill Introduced In Pakistan

US | Grace Carr
transgender Shutterstock/John Gomez

‘No Pakistani law can take away the fundamental rights of an eunuch’

Feminists Insist The Internet Is Not A Safe Space In Pakistan, Where Women Still Get Stoned To Death

Tech | Ian Miles Cheong
A woman holds a banner during a demonstration in Warsaw March 6, 2011. The event was organised two days before the International Women's day to show support for feminists. (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel)

Women are regularly stoned to death in Pakistan, but cyberharassment is a bigger deal for feminists.

Pakistan Could Become China's South Asian North Korea

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin

One North Korea is enough.

Pakistani Village Orders Teen Girl Raped For Brother's Crime

World | Grace Carr
FILE PHOTO - Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai attends celebrations to mark her 19th birthday at the Juba Sports Complex in Dagahaley area of Dadaab refugee camp near the Kenya-Somalia border, July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File Photo

‘The elders brought out their guns’

What Will Happen If The U.S. Leaves Afghanistan Prematurely

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin
FARAH, Afghanistan (Jan. 9, 2013) Security force team members for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah wait for a UH-60 Blackhawk medevac helicopter, assigned to Army National Guard C Company, 2-211th Aviation Regiment (Air Ambulance), to land before moving a simulated casualty during medical evacuation training on Forward Operating Base Farah. PRT Farah trains, advises and assists Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in Farah province, Afghanistan. Their civil military team is comprised of members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of State and the Agency for International Development (USAID). (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Hospital Corpsman Josh Ives/Released) 130109-N-IE116-388

‘A Pakistan-supported Taliban government would be in control of Afghanistan within twelve months’

Meet the Mullahs: Pakistan's Neighborhood Islamist Evangelists

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin

An independent, secular Balochistan, free of religious militancy may be the solution for the region.