US-Pakistan Relations: The Need for a Strategic Vision

As a former Pakistani military officer and as the editor of an academic journal on Pakistan, I often interact with Pakistanis from different walks of life. During my visit to Pakistan a few months ago, I had the privilege of engaging with ordinary Pakistanis, academics, and some very powerful old friends. Our conversations always centered […]

Is Germany at War?

Over the past year, the Bundeswehr has emerged as a significant fighting force in Afghanistan. Yet German public opinion is reflexively anti-militarist and extremely uncomfortable about the use of force in conflicts outside Europe. Chancellor Merkel should speak candidly about Germany’s world role.