Pakistan Fueled the Taliban and Helped Them Blitz Afghanistan, so Why Is the US Still Funding Our Adversaries?

September 17, 2021 0 Comments

For more than two decades, the United States has given Pakistan billions of dollars in military and financial aid in exchange for their help in battling terrorism and radical Islam. Yet experts say that the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan last month has shown how unreliable a partner Pakistan has been in fighting that war. Now …

Imran Khan’s government has ignored Pakistan’s poor for too long. Now the consequences are piling up

May 23, 2021 0 Comments

Pakistan government’s spokespersons (both official and unofficial) have been trying hard to build a narrative that the country’s economy is improving, yet that narrative is finding little traction on the ground where lived reality matters more. The current account has come into surplus, they tell the country. Exports are rising and remittances are showing record …