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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...
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...
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...

Native air warriors: JF-17 vs HAL Teja

Najam ul Hassan | An arms race between Pakistan and India is in full swings now. Both nations are locked in a seemingly endless struggle...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...

Why is US against CPEC?

Rabia Khaliq | Pak-US relations have been marred by mistrust and suspicions. However, this bilateral relationship is witnessing another downward tendency since Donald Trump became...
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,...
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...

A master plan to balkanize Pakistan – Part I

Asif Haroon Raja | The drama of 9/11 provided a ready-made excuse to George W. Bush and his team of Neocons to wage wars against...
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...
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...

Pakistan : The home to South Asia’s Muslims

Richard Harris | "Ismaila, nass jaa (save your life)" the elderly Sikh watchmaker calls out to an 18-year-old Ismail, as he hears the distant din...
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...
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....

Why has India given Rupees 7 billion to ‘Balochistan Liberation Army’?

News Analysis | Political analyst Agha Iqrar Haroon has claimed that India has spent Rs 7 billion to run an anti-Pakistan campaign in Geneva, Switzerland...

Intolerance in Pakistan: How to tackle the problem?

Rida Hussain | Just as Pakistan’s economy is grappling with the limited natural resources, the social structure is also struggling with the issue of intolerance....

KPK government brings revolutionary changes in education sector

Aisha Sarwari | The Elementary and Secondary Education Department (ESED) of the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has addressed what is clearly an education emergency. A...
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...

Pakistan’s quota system: who really benefits from this discrimination?

Khawaja Amer | The Civil Service of Pakistan selects only 7.5 percent of the applicants on merit and the rest on quota basis - a system...

Writing “Israel” In Quotation Marks Is A Peaceful Form Of Pro-Semitic Protest

Andrew Korybko | The political entity that’s recognized by most of the world’s states as “Israel” was founded under very controversial circumstances related to the...

Benefits to Pakistan in joining Shanghai Cooperation Organization

By Saud Bin Ahsen | The importance of regional organisation in international relation has tremendously increased after falling of the Soviet Union and the emergence of...
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...
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...

Internal and external security challenges to Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal |  Pakistan internal and external situation is complex. The transformation in the global politics and change of government in the country...

Pakistan’s road to national integration: What is the right approach?

Abdul Rahim | Pakistan is a unique country on the map of the world. Since its inception in 1947, the politics of maligning nationalists with...

Urbanization in Pakistan

Saud Bin Ahsen| Urbanization can be defined as the increase in population in urban areas rather than rural areas. Urbanization results from three different and not...

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