Editorial – Magazine

Our issue this month looks at some of the long term but crucial challenges that Pakistan needs to address urgently for its survival and...

Pakistan: New approach needed for leveraging international financial resources

Pakistan has had a long history of engaging with international financial institutions (IFIs) including the multilateral banks, IMF, UN agencies, bi-lateral aid outfits, professional...

The state of education in Pakistan – Ali Moeen Nawazish

The importance of education cannot be overstated; as a great equalizer and a foundation for the future of any developing country. The world has...

State of broadband penetration in Pakistan & the way forward

Most of the emerging technologies at the heart of the fourth industrial revolution cannot be enabled without high-speed broadband proliferation. Whether it is Virtual...

Asad Umar: Man in the eye of the storm

Editors of Global Village Space sat down for an exclusive discussion with Asad Umar, Pakistan's new Finance Minister. We realize that he faces unprecedented...

Can India and Pakistan cooperate on water?

In 2010, I was working with an organization that hosted a conference on water issues. The rhetoric on the Indus was being tapped by...

Water Scarcity: Pakistan’s dire condition

Pakistan is expected to ‘run dry’ by 2025 and according to a recent IMF report, the country is ranked third in the world among...

Grand Vision for Pakistan’s Water Future

Some sticky, slippery and volatile hydrocarbons, sitting deep in the geological formations for millions of years, suddenly found their worth when ignited by internal...

Pakistan Dam Building: Lack of Leadership, Incompetence, Political Bickering and Mismanagement

Pakistan is a country with great natural water resources, having rivers, lakes, streams, glaciers, rainwater, and floodwater. Implementation of Water Containment and Water Management...

Un-poisoning the chalice! – Manish Tiwari

Pakistan has a new government under the stewardship of the Oxford-educated cricketer turned politician Imran Khan. The new PTI led coalition government consists of...

US Foreign Policy: The failure of perpetual war against the Muslim world

War has become the hallmark of America’s relations with the Muslim world. Every intervention seems to create more harm than good, triggering new military...

Global War on Terror: Al-Qaeda or extension of geopolitics?

I was in Kabul, covering the tumultuous trial of eight Shelter Now International (SNI) workers at the Supreme Court, when we heard the news...