Ayesha Siddiqa

Ayesha Siddiqa

Ayesha Siddiqa is research associate at SOAS, London and author of Military Inc: Inside Pakistan's Military Economy and Pakistan's Arms Procurement and Military Buildup, 1979-99.

Pakistan

Why is Pakistan spending so much money on defence amid COVID-19?

The government seems more interested in keeping the military content than providing support for struggling citizens.

Why is Pakistan spending so much money on defence amid COVID-19?

Afghanistan

Pakistan's march to theocracy

There are growing concerns that the country was fast moving toward a theocratic order.

Pakistan's march to theocracy

Opinion

Justice for a dictator

Pervez Musharraf's admission into a hospital might be a precursor to him leaving the country to escape trial.

Justice for a dictator