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May 12, 2016

Behind China’s Gambit in Pakistan

China’s flagship investment project in Pakistan could provide a much needed economic spark, but significant security and political challenges loom.

October 11, 2013

Politics and Indo-Pakistani Normalization

Indo-Pakistani relations have made small strides toward normalcy but face a period of steep challenges amid leadership changes throughout the region, writes CFR’s Daniel Markey.

May 6, 2013

What if Pakistan’s ’Old Lion’ Returns to Govern?

Nawaz Sharif appears poised to return as Pakistan’s prime minister, which would create new challenges for the country’s already fractious politics and add strains to the U.S.-Pakistan relationship, w…

August 21, 2012

Eye of the Storm for U.S.-Pakistan Relations

Pakistan-U.S. ties have rebounded, but domestic turmoil and looming leadership transitions should command U.S. attention on this vital terrorist frontline, writes CFR’s Daniel Markey.

April 14, 2011

U.S.-Pakistan Partnership in Peril

The crisis in U.S.-Pakistani relations followed mounting mistrust over the U.S. war in Afghanistan, in particular. But Washington should seize the chance to reinvigorate ties rather than look elsewhe…

December 11, 2008

Mumbai: A Battle in the War for Pakistan

The terror attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai represent an escalation in Pakistan’s battle between the forces of extremism and moderation, writes CFR’s Daniel Markey.

November 18, 2008

Economic Crises
For Pakistan, a Global Downturn Adds to Woes

CFR Senior Fellow Daniel Markey writes that the global financial downturn is exacerbating preexisting economic problems in Pakistan.

April 7, 2015

Global Health Goal Hits and Misses

A review of the Millennium Development Goals winding down in 2015 offers insights on global health efforts that could inform an even more ambitious UN initiative set to launch this year, writes CFR’s…

May 31, 2013


In this chapter preview from Pathways to Freedom: Political and Economic Lessons From Democratic Transitions, Carlos Pio analyzes Brazil’s transition from military rule to democracy and from economic…

February 28, 2013

Democracy’s Decline and the Case of Kenya

Will Kenya’s elections produce a representative government or deepen its democratic decline? CFR’s Joshua Kurlantzick offers a prescription for reversing the retreat of emerging states like Kenya.