In my new piece for The Diplomat, I look at the possibility that Pakistan’s new prime minister, Imran Khan, can fulfil his promise to boost bilateral relations with Iran.
Last week the Trump administration announced it would be suspending all US security assistance to Pakistan. Here is my new piece at Prospect Magazine arguing why that is a risky move.
Read my latest, which argues that Pakistan has gravitated away from the US and its allies, cultivating stronger ties with China and other countries outside the western bloc. This deprives the US of leverage and might undermine President Trump’s desire to pressurize Pakistan into changing its policies. (Thanks to the Center for Research & Security Studies in Islamabad, which also ran the piece on their website here).
Read my latest piece at Prospect Magazine on the Iran nuclear deal and US-UK relations.
Read my new piece at Middle East Eye which looks at Iran’s considerable influence in Afghanistan and what it means for the US-led war there.