Political Stability and the IMF’s Bailout Package for Pakistan: A Risk Assessment
It's unrealistic to expect lenders not to be concerned about Pakistan’s political stability, however, since it could lead to circumstances that impede that country’s ability to pay back its loans.
Discontent in Iraq 20 years after US-led invasion
On 7 October 2001 the US, with the participation of Britain, Canada and Australia, started bombing Afghanistan, and US ground forces were landing in Afghanistan on 18 October.
Analyzing China’s Entry into Commercial Aircraft Industry
China's role in the aircraft industry has witnessed remarkable growth in recent years. The nation has demonstrated its prowess in manufacturing, technological innovation, and global collaboration.
Reforming the Judicial System: A Key to Justice for All
In order to build a just and fair society, it is crucial to embark on comprehensive judicial reform. This entails confronting the prevalent challenges that plague the system, such as corruption, the misuse of law, and the proliferation of fake cases.
The media movers and shakers of Pakistani politics
This “independent-looking" business tycoon cum media baron who had lived peacefully all along Ayub's Martial Law, however, could not pull along with General Yahya Khan who replaced Ayub Khan in April 1969.
Iran-Taliban skirmishes and Pakistan’s ‘Afghanistan conundrum’
Pakistan, of course, will have to play a part, in whatever capacity, to keep the conflict between Iran and Afghanistan from blowing out as it would result in further unrest in Pakistan as well but there is still a limit to Pakistan’s influence over Taliban.
Beyond the needle & thread: Women’s empowerment through textile exports
Including women in development creates new opportunities for innovation and intellectual development, once their unique experiences are incorporated into workplaces and industries.
Shiites, not Jews, emerge as a touchstone of Saudi moderation
The animus is maintained by some Sunni Muslims rather than Muslims as such. It relates to the killing by an enslaved Persian of Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second of the first four 7th-century caliphs to succeed Prophet Mohamed.
The Case for Export-Led Growth
Pakistan is among the seven most trade-averse countries in the world, with the highest average tariff among 70 countries, and there is a strong inclination toward import substitution in its economic policies.
Why’s the Pakistani establishment pressuring leading PTI members to defect?
The defection of several leading PTI members in recent days, whether to other parties or from politics in general, has prompted many to suspect that this was done under duress from The Establishment.
Will India act against China on behalf of US?
The strategic bonhomie is evident from defense cooperation, increasing trade ties, and US recognition of India as a ‘Major Defense Partner’.
How Group Seven has caused polarity and division
It was founded in 1975 as an informal forum for the heads of state and government from seven major economies: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.