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PTM’s Gulalai Ismail and India’s 5th Gen Warfare

Imran Jan | The idiom ‘put your money where your mouth is’ usually refers to urging someone to support their statement with action rather than...
ICJ

ICJ judgment in Jadhav Case: Takeaways for Pakistan

Hassan Aslam Shad | India called it Pakistan’s victimization of its innocent national, Kulbhushan Jadhav. Pakistan called it the arrest and conviction of a RAW...
PTI

Why must PTI ensure Operationally Independent Police in Punjab?

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan slammed police department for being inefficient and taking bribe across the country. Justice Gulzar Ahmed gave this...
climate-stable

Global inequality is 25% higher than it would have been in a climate-stable world

Nicholas Beuret | Those least responsible for global warming will suffer the most. Poorer countries – those that have contributed far less to climate change...
conflict

Libya conflict boils down to the man driving the war – Khalifa Haftar

Jacob Mundy | There’s been an escalation of conflict in Libya. Fighting has moved to the outskirts of the capital, Tripoli, and the United Nations has called...
withdrawal from NPT

Iran’s withdrawal from NPT – Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty’s credibility will be immensely undermined with the withdrawal of Iran. The critical examination of Arab nations...
madrassa reform

The spirit of madrassa reform – Saad Rasool

Saad Rasool | On Monday this week, DG ISPR held a detailed press-conference concerning plans for the ‘final steps’ in our ongoing war against terror....
Sri Lanka’s

Who are Sri Lanka’s Christians?

Mathew Schmalz | Nearly 300 people were killed in several coordinated bomb attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter. Several Christian communities spread across...
false flag operation

India’s false-flag operation – Ikram Sehgal

Ikram Sehgal | The modus operandi of the devastating terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka confirms that the perpetrators are an organized and trained group. This...
amendment

18th amendment and charter of democracy – Dr Farid A Malik

Dr Farid A Malik | The 18th constitutional amendment has cut Islamabad to size. After the failure of the federal government in keeping the federation...

BRI moot: Pakistan better hurry to gain financial and technological benefits from China

Jan Achakzai | The Second Belt Road Forum (BRF) brought in more than 180 heads of states, key leaders and high-level representatives from across the...
counter-terrorism

Cooperative counter-terrorism strategy – Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Tehran to cultivate a better understanding of the Iranian leadership, which is imperative to combat...
Narendra Modi

India: decades of hostility against NGOs have worsened under Narendra Modi

Sujeet Kumar | NGO India has nearly 3.4m non-governmental organisations (NGOs), working in a variety of fields ranging from disaster relief to advocacy for marginalised and disadvantaged...
Hazara

Plight of Hazaras and Shia killings – Saad Rasool

Saad Rasool | On Friday, last week, an IED ripped through a grocery market in Quetta, specifically targeting and killing members of the (Shia) Hazara...
Needs

Can Pakistan Be the Friend Iran Needs?

Fatemeh Aman | With pressure mounting on Iran from US sanctions, Iran is placing heavy emphasis on its neighbours for trade and political support. Pakistani...
realities

Ground realities for the common man – Dr Farid A Malik

Dr Farid A Malik | The common man continues to be in the wilderness as the ground realities remain grim for him. There is a...
Since When Did Russia Get The Right To Speak On Syria’s Behalf?

Since When Did Russia Get The Right To Speak On Syria’s Behalf?

Andrew Korybko | The democratically elected and legitimate government of the Syrian Arab Republic has its own international representatives and doesn't need Russia to put...
Violence

Violence in the Courts: How can the Academy be helpful?

Farah Adeed | On April 25, a local lawyer attacked Senior Civil Judge Khalid Mehmood in Jaranwala, an underdeveloped Tehsil of Faisalabad, with a chair...
New Great Game

New Great Game in Central Asia: What the world powers want to achieve?

Abdul Rasool Syed | With the collapse of the Soviet Union back in 1991, the great game that began between the Russian and the Britain...
deal with it

Life’s not fair, deal with it

Saba Waqas | We are familiar with these common clichés; life’s not fair to us, injustice have been served, why I’ve to go through this,...
India-Israel nexus

India-Israel nexus can’t be ruled out in Sri Lankan attacks

Rafiq Jan | Sri Lanka, a peace-loving nation, becomes the victim of terrorism after a long respite. It had hardly finished celebrating the economic growth...
Tourism Industry

Pakistan’s Hospitality & Tourism: A long but rewarding journey

Hadi Pirzada | For hundreds of years, the hospitality and tourism industry has been an important sector contributing to the economies around the world. The...
geopolitical

Turkey beyond 2023: A new geopolitical reality

Abdul Rasool Syed | The expiration of the treaty of Lausanne by 2023 has triggered a new debate among the global geo-political and geo-strategic thinkers...

Daesh in Kashmir: A Hindutva dream come true

Andrew Korybko | There are conflicting reports that Daesh has carried out its first attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir. The terrorist organization claimed responsibility for a...

Will Norway’s attempts to abolish nuclear weapons make a difference to nuclear proliferation?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal  The Norwegian Nobel Committee once again certified the utopian vision of a world free of nuclear weapons on October 6, 2017....

Sharif Corruption knows no bounds

 Ikram Sehgal | The Nawaz Sharif episode shows that pervasive corruption has not only acquired respectability in a perverse manner in Pakistan but left to...

After initiating civil war US and EU look to ‘colonize’ Libya

Adel Karim | The civil war initiated in Libya by NATO and its allies has been going on for more than six years. Since it...

Pakistan withdraws from Chinese dam building deal. What does this mean for the future...

James M. Dorsey | In a rare challenging of Chinese commercial terms that underlie the country’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative, Pakistan and Nepal have...

China’s Rohingya ‘doosra’ baffles India

M K Bhadrakumar | There is delightful irony that China has put forward a plan to resolve Rohingya refugees, which is so deceptively simple and...

Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s achilles heel

James M. Dorsey | Emboldened by perceived White House support, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appears to have stepped up his risky, so far...

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