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February 2018 Issue

Governance

Electoral Reforms: The only way forward for sustainable ‘Peace & Governance’

Kanwar Muhammad Dilshad | Since its inception in 1947, Pakistan has endured tremendous suffering at the hands of inefficient and ineffective governance which has, in...

GVS exclusive interview with Fareeha Idrees

GVS Magazine Desk | GVS sat down with the prominent TV Anchor, Fereeha Idrees, exploring her life and her journey on the road to become...
fifth

What is meant by the fifth generation warfare & why Pakistanis need to understand...

Dr. Farrukh Saleem | GVS sat down with Dr. Farrukh Saleem to understand what he means by the fifth generation warfare and why Pakistanis need...
warfare

Inside the Perpetual Battlefield of Information warfare

Shahid Raza |   There has been a drastic transformation in the dynamics of warfare since the first Gulf War took place in 1990. Viewed in...
Warfare

Information Warfare: Historical Excursus and Russia’s Position

Leonid Savin | Historical Excursus on Information Warfare If we take the prototype of Western war to be based on Homer’s historic epic the “Iliad” (the...
Silk

Geopolitical Challenges of South Asia’s Silk Roads

Andrew Korybko | The Strategic Vision Behind the Silk Road The early part of the 21st-century is witnessing an astronomically rapid rise of China as a...
Foreign

Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary: ‘we await the adoption by New Delhi of a more rational,...

News Desk | GVS: World around us is changing, transforming at a rapid pace; how Pakistan’s foreign Office looks at all that? Foreign Secretary, Ms. Tehmina...
Sajid

Concerns and predictions on Pakistan’s debt situation – Dr. Sajid Amin Javed

Dr. Sajid Amin Javed | We need not worry about the debt scenario to the extent that it is being portrayed in Pakistan. There is...
Salman Shah

Concerns and predictions on Pakistan’s debt situation – Dr. Salman Shah

Dr. Salman Shah | For a developing country to take on some debt for its development and running the government is not an unusual thing...
Masood Khan

Concerns and predictions on Pakistan’s debt situation – Dr. Waqar Masood Khan

Dr. Waqar Masood Khan | Federal government external debt is only 20-21 percent of our GDP. Pakistan now has a very modest exposure to debt...
Bitcoin

Is Now a Good Time to Invest in Bitcoin?

GVS Magazine Desk | What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin has become one of the world’s most famous digital currencies. It was allegedly developed by a software engineer...

Pakistani animated film trailer reveals great animation and landscapes

News Analysis | Allahyar and the Legend of the Markhor is an animated movie that has sparked widespread interest all over Pakistan. It is due...
Music meet

Lahore Music Meet: Redefining Pakistan

Mominah Zahid |  “After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” Aldous Huxley The city of Lahore has created an indelible music festival...

Manto – A film about Rebellion and Freedom

News Desk | The much-awaited biopic “Manto” directed by Nandita Das is set to hit theatres and shock audiences on February 17, 2018. Saadat Hasan...
Talaq

Is India’s Talaq bill really for Indian Muslim women?

Aateka Khan | December 28, 2017 was an ominous day in the legislative history of India. It is the foreboding day that the Muslim Women...
Black Panther

2018 brings Marvel movie Black Panther to the big screen

News Desk | Marvel has been one of the most successful blockbuster franchises in the history of the world. They have been producing films that...