Husain Haqqani
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Middle East Aflame
Ending the Not-So-Futile War in Yemen

Humanitarian criticism of the war in Yemen should not blind us to the serious threat posed by the Houthis and the strategic case for U.S. involvement.

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With Friends Like These
Why Pakistan Won’t Cooperate

Recent overtures notwithstanding, the Trump Administration should have no illusions that Pakistan will help advance its goals in combatting terror or ending the Afghan war. 

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Pakistani Politics
An Election That Solves Nothing

Imran Khan may be a fresh face to head Pakistan’s façade of a civilian government. But there are no signs that he will depart from the military’s dictates or change the country’s overall direction.

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Duplicity as Diplomacy
Here We Go Again

Once again the U.S. government appears to be taking Pakistani promises about combatting terror at face value.

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Calling a Spade a Spade
A Non-Ally Relationship with Pakistan

President Trump’s eruptions against Pakistan acknowledge a longstanding historical reality: for all practical purposes, Pakistan and the United States are not allies.

after paris
Fighting Just ISIS May Not Be Enough

The West needs to combat Islamist ideology too.

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