Columnist
<p>Ishtiaq Ahmad is a former journalist, who subsequently served as the vice chancellor of Sargodha University in Pakistan and as the Quaid-e-Azam Fellow at the University of Oxford.</p>
Ishtiaq Ahmad
Columnist

Ishtiaq Ahmad is a former journalist, who subsequently served as the vice chancellor of Sargodha University in Pakistan and as the Quaid-e-Azam Fellow at the University of Oxford.

Why the Shanghai Cooperation Organization matters?

Posted 02:58 PM, 22 Aug, 2022

How to preempt the second wave of terrorism in Afghanistan

Posted 04:26 PM, 16 Aug, 2022

How Imran Khan damaged the Kashmir cause

Posted 03:36 PM, 6 Aug, 2022

Time to hold Taliban accountable on terrorism and human rights

Posted 05:43 PM, 4 Aug, 2022

A window of opportunity for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Posted 02:37 PM, 17 Jul, 2022

History should not be allowed to repeat itself in Afghanistan

Posted 10:55 PM, 7 Jul, 2022

World’s new focus on Saudi Arabia vindicates Kingdom’s priorities

Posted 06:01 PM, 5 Jul, 2022

World’s new focus on Saudi Arabia vindicates Kingdom’s priorities

Posted 02:39 PM, 9 Jun, 2022

Finally, a glimmer of hope in the Middle East

Posted 08:14 PM, 26 Apr, 2022

Why Cold War II is different and dangerous

Posted 02:52 PM, 10 Mar, 2022

Ukraine is just another casualty of America's imperial approach

Posted 10:25 AM, 5 Mar, 2022

Getting our priorities right in the post-pandemic world

Posted 09:05 AM, 12 Feb, 2022

When will Europe rise to rescue the Kashmiris?

Posted 07:29 AM, 7 Feb, 2022

Saudi Arabia needs a paradigm shift in higher education

Posted 11:11 AM, 29 Jan, 2022

Why quality must trump quantity in higher education

Posted 07:28 PM, 27 Jan, 2022

Biden’s policy failures symbolize US leadership crisis

Posted 05:25 PM, 20 Jan, 2022

Relations between Tehran and Taliban face uncertain future

Posted 03:33 PM, 15 Jan, 2022

How to help Afghans without legitimizing Taliban

Posted 06:52 PM, 31 Dec, 2021

How to help Afghans without legitimizing the Taliban

Posted 05:48 PM, 31 Dec, 2021

Gulf States must deepen economic integration

Posted 10:28 PM, 21 Dec, 2021

Only way US can beat China is through economic competition

Posted 08:10 AM, 14 Dec, 2021

Saudi Arabia’s exciting journey into a reimagined future

Posted 10:43 AM, 26 Nov, 2021

How Saudi Arabia is leading the global climate action

Posted 08:02 AM, 25 Oct, 2021