Zahid Hussain

Zahid Hussain is an award-winning journalist and author. He is a former scholar at Woodrow Wilson Centre and a visiting fellow at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, and at the Stimson Center in DC. He is author of Frontline Pakistan: The struggle with Militant Islam and The Scorpion’s tail: The relentless rise of Islamic militants in Pakistan. Frontline Pakistan was the book of the year (2007) by the WSJ. His latest book ‘No-Win War’ was published this year. Twitter: @hidhussain

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Revival of contact between Washington and Islamabad marks positive change in troubled relations

There are some tangible signs of a thaw in US-Pakistan relations after recent contacts between the two countries at a senior official level. But the terms of the new partnership remain undefined. The nature of a future cooperation between the two erstwhile allies is still under negotiation.

October 03, 2022

Pakistan seeks US help to prevent default and reset ties with its estranged ally 

Facing the looming threat of an economic meltdown, Pakistan seeks America’s help for a bailout. The relations between the two erstwhile allies have been in a deep freeze for quite some time but some recent contacts at various official levels have raised hopes of some melting of the ice. 

August 01, 2022