Understanding US-Pakistan Relations

rex-tillerson-pm-pakistanFactors Influencing The Future Of US-Pakistan Relations

PoliTact presents a comprehensive and multidimensional view of the US-Pakistan relations.
The future direction of US-Pakistan ties is primarily dependent on three main variables: the situation of Afghanistan, US-India defense and economic cooperation, and if US-China ties will move more towards cooperation or competition.
PoliTact monitors these and other variables to determine the future trajectory of US-Pakistan ties.

US and Islamic World

Iran Nuclear Talks And Struggle For Influence In Middle East

Context The future of Iran’s nuclear deal is the single most consequential factor related to the balance of power in Middle East. The nation’s nuclear...

US-India Cooperation

Map of Afghanistan

Emerging US Policy Towards Afghanistan After Withdrawal

Context The abrupt withdrawal of US and coalition forces from Afghanistan last August, and the arrival of Afghan Taliban at the helm, represented a key...
PM Imran Khan giving a speech at US Institute of Peace

Recalibrating The US-Pakistan Partnership In Afghanistan

By Dr. Syed Mohammad Ali Context While longstanding, relations between the US and Pakistan have experienced much turbulence especially since 9/11. It looks like the...

US-China Ties

American Elections

Thin Tank Outlook

Renegotiating With The Taliban: The Imperative Of Focusing On A Common Denominator

Dr. Syed Mohammad Ali Senior South Asia Fellow, PoliTact Context Despite a haphazard military pullout, and the subsequent despondency evoked by the rapid collapse of the Afghan...