Prime Minister Erdogan is blaming a corruption case on his political nemesis, but the reality is that the government has been overstepping its democratic bounds.
Husain Haqqani is the author of Magnificent Delusions—Pakistan, the United States and an Epic History of Misunderstanding. He is Professor of International Relations at Boston University, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and served as Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States from 2008-2011.
The arrest and mistreatment of an Indian consul in New York is particularly galling considering how frequently America’s own emissaries benefit from diplomatic immunity.
Pakistan has a new, pro-Western army chief, but don’t expect its military to become less controlling and paranoid.
Malala Yusufzai is leading a movement to modernize—and do the right thing, whatever the consequences. By Hussain Haqqani.
Husain Haqqani on who killed Pakistan’s first female head of state.
Husain Haqqani on Pakistan’s new president.