How not to talk with India | By Sherry Rehman Talking to India is just as important as how not to talk. Starting from the premise that constructive dialogue is the first step towards untangling a history of vexed relations between two nuclear neighbours, every government that has made any headway on this track has done so by first working the base at home, its politics and its message. There can be no dispute about the need for peace in the region, nor should there be any brakes on the institutional search for pathways, government or non-official, that foster sustained talks between Pakistan and India. The recent furore in parliament about the Jindal-Sharif meeting is a case in point of poor tactics, or how not to talk. First, this case will bog down the public conversation in issues that help no government in its search for rational space between Delhi and…
Sherry Rehman writes on the murder of Qandeel Baloch, so-called honour killings in Pakistan, and the forgiveness clause.
The episode poses a number of key questions that place Pakistan in the crosshairs of a dangerous regional crisis as well as foreign policy flashpoint, says Rehman
Teen poisoned and burned in so-called ‘honor killing’