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How the western media constructs false narratives?

Nauman Sadiq | What bothers me is not that we are unable to find the solution to our problems, what bothers me more is the...

Balfour Declaration, Russian Revolution and the Arab Oil

Nauman Sadiq | Is this not the international politics most significant coincidence that the Balfour declaration for the creation of Israel was adopted in the...

US and Russia: A meeting of two giants during G20 summit!

M. K. Bhadrakumar | A US senior official in Washington told TASS news agency Monday that the White House does not rule out a meeting...

The US failed Afghan policy – Part I

Asif Haroon Raja | It took Donald Trump and his team 8 months to formulate Afghan policy, which was hailed by India and Afghan Government...

Russia-U.S. deadlock over Syrian chemical weapons inquiry continues

Reuters | Russia said on Monday it was talking to the United States about the U.N. Security Council renewing an international inquiry into chemical weapons...

The decline of Model United Nations

M. Usama Khawar | A Model United Nations conference based in Karachi is boasting of keeping a prize of 100,000 rupees along with a motorcycle...

Pakistan’s Internal Power Struggle: Who is running Pakistan?

Yasmeen Aftab Ali | Ideally, it should be the government duly elected by the people. However, the government in Pakistan instead of being democratic in...

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...

Current political crisis and negotiations…!

Moeed Pirzada | Ref: Last Night Discussion on Form-14 Verifications: - Discussion with Mudassar Rizvi & Fawad was a bit technical but very important to...
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...

Malala: Why so many in Pakistan hate what she symbolizes?

Saeed Afridi | Malala, the name has become a symbol of so much more than just a little girl. Malala also has become a one-word...

Will Tension At Sea Lead To Endless War In Yemen?

SANAA, Yemen — After being confined to Yemen's mainland for the past 19 months, the country's civil war has finally spread to the sea...

Off floods, lion & the monkey…!

Moeed Pirzada | Off Floods, Lion & the Monkey:- Once upon a time a Lion was going on vacations; Monkeys demanded that since they have...

Will China’s protection of Masood Azhar create bigger problems for Pakistan down the road?

China, at the behest of Pakistan, has once again prevented the United Nations from listing a prominent Pakistani militant as a globally designated terrorist. China’s...

PSL in Lahore: bold and positive step

Abdul Rahim| Keeping the PSL in Lahore, Pakistan, fits in with the need for soft power that Pakistan needs to survive as a nation. In...

How to attract the best and brightest into teaching our future generations?

Shahid Anwar | A former Secretary of the Higher Education Department Punjab (HEDP) said that the period required for promotion of BS-17 lecturer to the...
Egyptian crisis on the rise…!

Egyptian crisis on the rise…!

Moeed Pirzada | Egyptian Crisis is increasing! though by now there is little doubt that the US was behind creating this “military coup” (while US...

The Iranian threat: How can Pakistan safeguard its interests?

Saleem Akhtar Malik | Pakistan’s northwestern and southwestern borders are no longer inert. We are well aware of the security environment along the Durand Line....

Police raids Grand Ambassador Hotel

Muhammad Azam | Moral fascism can be defined as: A group of individuals, with an unjustified faith in the inherent ability of government to solve...

Lebanon: A new theater opens for Iran and Saudi Arabia?

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | Amidst simmering crises in the Middle East, Lebanon finds itself in the thick of things as Saudi Arabia on Monday...

Why introverts make the best public speakers

Matt Pocock | ‘The majority of my students had never heard a politician speak like Barack Obama; with clarity, dignity, focus, passion, humanity, and authenticity. A...

To Win from CPEC: We must revise our trade policies…

Saud Bin Ahsen| With globalization, trade volumes increased and dynamics of international trade also changed. Integration in global supply chain became crucial; more so for the...

India’s hybrid warfare in Pakistan

Anam Sheikh | Hybrid warfare is a form of fourth generation warfare that is more decentralized, fluid and asymmetrical in its nature. One can say...

True democracy in Pakistan needs the 1973 Constitution to be followed

Dr. Farid A. Malik | On April 10, 1973, an agreement was reached on the permanent Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Zulfiqar Ali...

Why Israel is flexing muscles at Hezbollah

M K Bhadrakumar | The Israeli armed forces began on Tuesday a massive fortnight-long military exercise, billed as the biggest in the past 19 years, simulating a war...

Nawaz’s Economic Achievements: Rhetoric & Reality? – Asad Umar

Asad Umar l Nawaz Sharif is going around trying to build a narrative to rescue his sinking political ship these days. An important element of...

The Walls in Our Heads

The idea that we can solve problems by building physical barriers is a persistent human fantasy. Even though Donald J. Trump took a brief break...

An open letter to a lackey !

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | The cat was out of JIT's bag earlier this week. The findings flabbergasted one and all, for many believed that...

Human rights violation in Sudan in the name of Sharia’h

Minahil Toor | Authoritarian regimes running on religious basis have always helped dictators keep their public quiet. Similar is the case of Sudan where we...

Is Pakistan China’s darling?

Mudassir Saeed Laghari | Pakistan is now China’s darling. At least one recently-published report says so. According to a years-long study published by the College...

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