The US-India alliance is pushing Pakistan into an even greater dependence on China.
There are five areas where America’s current postures could lead to disastrous consequences.
The interests of the developing countries would be best served if they act collectively.
Without a clear plan, Pakistan can fall into the trap of making piecemeal concessions.
Strategic patience may be good policy while Trump is in office.
Pakistan can afford to display greater flexibility towards the US rather than India.
Pakistan and China must undertake serious efforts to preserve, diversify and intensify their relationship.
Pakistan needs to boldly and clearly articulate its interests and objectives to the US.
Today, Pakistan and India are engaged in a complex confrontation.
The market’s optimism about the country’s economy is well placed.
Each component of the Middle East matrix is extremely complex.
The rivalry between China and the US will depend on the vibrancy of their governance systems.
In the crisis unfolding, China could do several things to support Pakistan.
Pakistan must not delude itself that its re-engagement will change US strategic goals.
Without its nuclear and missile capabilities, Pakistan would have been sanctioned like Iran.
The US is no longer interested in a political settlement unless the Afghan Taliban accept America’s terms.
Some among Pakistan’s elites appear to have lost the will to support the occupied territory’s struggle.
Although the US is no longer the global hegemon, it continues to behave as if it is.
US demands on Pakistan are no longer limited to the Afghan Taliban or the Haqqanis.
The alliance with America will involve challenges and costs for India.