Athletes knock the legs from under global sports governance

Sports governance worldwide has had the legs knocked out from under it. Yet, national and international sports administrators are slow in realizing the magnitude...

World’s water woes and how climate change caused this crisis

Water is scarce. It is a precious commodity and life without water is unimaginable. Yet, climate change, conflicts, and poor water management techniques are...

Amid nuclear treaties, is Biden a win for arms control and global security?

President Joe Biden, after taking over as 46th president of the U.S. is confronted with a major challenge of rescuing the arms control regime,...

Pakistani politics and why it needs a revolution

Democracy is known to be an ideal form of government, due to its several attributes like public participation in political affairs, separation of power...

Russia’s renewed quest for increasing its role as a regional power

Post-communist Russia finds itself within a border which reflects no historical precedent. Russia will always be essential to the world order. Russia has come...

How the Babri Masjid verdict jeopardized the future of mosques in India

Though India is “constitutionally” a secular country, it is practically a Hindu country. Almost all organs of government, even the judiciary, act in tandem...

The ‘Electables’ in Imran Khan’s PTI

Imran Khan while addressing his first big show in Karachi said that he was proud of the worker who sold his mobile to bear...

Rampant corruption in India’s defense purchases

Prime minister Narendra Modi of India boasts his government of being corruption-free. But, his claim has become questionable in the light of the recent...

Rise of the “Leftist Mullahs” in Pakistan

It was around 1 am Sunday night that I was randomly scrolling through Twitter when I received a Direct Message  from a friend, saying:“Did...

Is China an alternative superpower for the Muslim world?

The Arabic saying goes “seek knowledge, even if it takes to go to China.” It entails that China was long known to the Muslim...

Afghanistan’s key role in re-boosting Pak-Russian relations

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday wrapped up his two-day visit to Pakistan as the first Russian foreign minister who visited Islamabad after...

The fiasco of social polarization in Pakistan

Muneeb Imran highlights how polarization in Pakistan has caused prejudice and intolerance within the society. Polarized groups often indulge in pointless debates due to which real issues get ignored.