1. Biden nominates Middle East expert Donald Blome as new US ambassador to Pakistan
2. What’s next for Pakistan and the US?
3. For Sale Now: U.S.-Supplied Weapons in Afghan Gun Shops
4. Taliban say they won’t work with U.S. to contain Islamic State
5. Russia to host international talks with Taliban as Putin looks for gains in U.S. absence
7. Afghan Taliban’s victory boosts Pakistan’s radicals
8. Pakistan Needs a Homegrown Counterterrorism Policy
9. Opportunities Open Up For Reset in US-India-Pakistan Relations
10. Report: Banking on the Belt and Road: Insights from a new global dataset of 13,427 Chinese development projects
11. Humanitarian assistance stepped up on Yemen’s west coast, amid clashes
12. The right to a clean and healthy environment: 6 things you need to know
13. The fight for women’s and girls’ rights in a changing Afghanistan
14. Taliban backs WHO polio vaccination campaign across Afghanistan next month


1. NATO agrees new plan to deter Russian attacks
2. Regional powers back aid for Afghanistan as Russia hosts Taliban
3. Russia suspends NATO mission after staff expelled
4. Man charged with UK lawmaker’s murder felt ‘affiliated to ISIL’
5. Regional powers back aid for Afghanistan as Russia hosts Taliban
6. Germany, 4 EU states launch military reaction force initiative – report
7. Putin says Russia Mulling Removing Taliban from Terrorist List
8. Foreign Secretary’s meeting with NATO delegation
9. ISSI celebrates 70 years of Pakistan-Germany Diplomatic Relations


1. SBP Weekly Data Report
2. FATF once again retains Pakistan on grey list
3. CAD exceeds annual target in 1QFY22
4. SBP reserves dip by $1.64bn in a week
5. Shaukat Tarin leaves US without concluding IMF negotiations
6. ADB to provide $600m for Ehsaas projects
7. ‘Pakistan to renegotiate all bilateral investment treaties’
8. Industrial employment jumped 112pc to 2.34m in 10 years from 2005: survey
9. FDI coming from US exceeds Chinese inflows in 1QFY22
10. Revival of international orders boosts Pakistan’s non-textile exports
11. Rupee fall benefits expats’ families: Baqir
12. Govt to issue Panda bond by March next year
13. IMF examines audit of $1.4bn Covid support fund
14. Policy rate to rise due to high bond yields
15. Is it time to fire up furnace oil-based power plants?
16. Oil dives, forecast of mild U.S. winter spurs retreat from multi-year highs
17. China to help boost clean energy in Pakistan
18. US agencies doubt Pakistan, India’s ability to fight climate change
19. Fighting climate change
20. Climate Change Threatens to Spread Viruses Through an Unprepared World
21. Climate change will bring global tension, US intelligence report says
22. COP26: Document leak reveals nations lobbying to change key climate report
23. UN chief warns world on ‘one way ticket to disaster’ over climate
24. Emerging economies slam Cop26 net zero push as ‘anti-equity’