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Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Syed Fazl-e-Haider is a contributing analyst at South Asia desk of Wikistrat. He is a freelance columnist and the author of several books including the ‘Economic Development of Balochistan’.

India has played a clever diplomatic game by straddling both sides in the Russian invasion Ukraine. The strategy has proved successful, but with mounting pressure it's unclear how long New Delhi's tightrope walk will last, writes Syed Fazl-e-Haider.

28 June, 2022

Imran Khan controversially visited Moscow amidst Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a move that he believes he was reprimanded for by the US that facilitated the no-confidence vote against him and his subsequent ousting, writes Syed Fazl-e-Haider.

03 June, 2022

Whilst India portrays itself to the world as a ‘secular’ and ‘democratic’ nation, the ongoing targeting of Muslims and other minorities by Modi’s government, highlights this is not the case, writes Syed Fazl-e-Haider.

06 April, 2022

The recent talks in Oslo have presented an opportunity to bring Afghanistan into the international mainstream by making promises of aid conditional on the Taliban's human rights record. But change likely will not happen, writes Syed Fazl-e-Haider.

09 February, 2022

Escalating tensions on the border between Pakistan and Taliban-led Afghanistan may erupt into an armed conflict. If that happens, the largest beneficiaries will be the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and other militant groups, writes Syed Fazl-e-Haider.

21 January, 2022

Though India suffered a major strategic setback in Afghanistan by the Taliban's return to power last summer, and its ramifications on Kashmir. Still, it is trying its hardest to offset any gains by its arch-rival Pakistan, writes Syed Fazl-e-Haider.

07 January, 2022

With a $4.2 billion loan deal, Saudi Arabia wins back Pakistan after concerns it could have join Turkey's rival bloc. But Riyadh has a track record of using loans to strong-arm Islamabad in regional politics, writes Syed Fazl-e-Haider.

22 December, 2021

Analysis: Pakistan is bracing for the impact of America's withdrawal from Afghanistan, with fears of increased insecurity.

24 May, 2021

In-depth: The hardline Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan movement has played a key role in fomenting nationwide protests, with Imran Khan's government walking a fine line between appeasing and emboldening the religious party.

28 April, 2021

Analysis: A surge in deadly attacks has raised fears that attempts are being made to sabotage Afghanistan's peace process following US elections.

10 December, 2020