Editorial – Magazine

If you are reading this, then I guess, you are intrigued: what is “Global Village Space”? Why another magazine in a small saturated English...

Pakistan: Dethroning of a king by a court

The ongoing Panama Saga – which started in the Spring of 2016, when the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released series of information...

Can we afford to go back to IMF? – Dr. Kaiser Bengali

We certainly will face a serious balance of payments problems, whichever way the government handles it. The economy has slowed down. Although the government...

Can Pakistan bear Rupee’s further devaluation to please IMF

My top two concerns would be the twin deficit Pakistan has. The first deficit is the trade deficit which would eventually end up becoming...

Pakistan’s reserve’s condition worsening; is IMF bail out package necessary?

The first and foremost issue is we are heading into heavy weather in terms of our balance of payments position. Import growth is strong....

US & Pakistan Relations: Under the Lens of an “Eternal Optimist”

A Tale of two narratives? There are two narratives that have dominated U.S.-Pakistani relations over the decades. The first, well known to Pakistani audiences, is...

CPEC: A Chinese Vision Since 2005

Saeed Afridi |China’s rise has been attributed to the successful implementation of its ‘Dual Track’ transition policy based on gradual, incremental and near-constant reform of its economic sector in conjunction with Five Year Plans. The is Dual Track policy emphasised on social and economic reform; without any corresponding political reform.

Indian Democracy at Crossroads

Inaugurating a newly built dam in 1954, India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru christened it as the “temple of modern India”. Nehru, as the...

Will ‘vision 2030’ prove to be a savior for the ailing Saudi Arabian economy?

The last couple of years have been testing times for the Saudi Arabian economy. Middle East’s “Desert Kingdom” has relied exclusively upon its oil...

Doha’s Global Vision; Nightmare of the Arab World?

Of the 13 demands by Saudi lead alliance upon tiny Qatar; one that struck the most intrigue in the world - outside the Middle...

Turbulence in the Heart of Islam

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has won the first round of what could prove to be an unprecedented power grab that comes to...

How Pakistan & Saudi Arabia had defeated Soviet occupation of Afghanistan

GVS: In our part of the world you are still remembered as the person who headed Saudi Intelligence for 24 long years. It was...