Saturday 15 December 2018
November 19, 2018
AfPak File Podcast- The Aasia Bibi Case: Significance and Implications
On October 31, Pakistan’s Supreme Court acquitted Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman who had been on death row for nearly a decade on blasphemy charges. It was a milestone decision in a country where the law is often unkind to religious minorities.
October 18, 2018
AfPak File Podcast: What Is At Stake In Afghanistan's Parliamentary Election?
On October 20, Afghans are scheduled to go to the polls for twice-delayed parliamentary elections. Despite security threats and concerns about access to polls and inadequate polling station technologies, the government plans to move forward.
October 04, 2018
Pakistan's Economy Under Imran Khan
Pakistan’s new government, which took office in August, has inherited a series of urgent economic challenges. These include plunging foreign reserves, a balance of payments crisis, and water and energy shortages. The new administration, led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, will need to move quickly.
September 19, 2018
What’s Next for the Haqqani Network?