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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Ethnocentric attitudes encouraging negative stereotypes

 After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Nagorno-Karabakh became an autonomous region that is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan but is de facto...
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Comprehensive analysis: Indo-China standoff in Ladakh

The standoff between Indian and Chinese armies along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh/ Aksai Chin region continues. Both countries have...
World

Post-Corona World Order: Democratic or Authoritarian?

Fukuyama, in "End of History" had argued that western liberal world order has become the universal form of political government - but this liberal world order is fast crashing due to Corona Pandemic. A virus is destroying world order?
Tableeghi

Why is Tableeghi Jamat in hot waters in Pak, India & France?

In the backdrop of COVID19 surge worldwide, two congregations of the TJ, one in Pakistan (150,000 people) and another in India (3000 people) rippled...
Cuban Missile

How US organized a terror campaign against Cuba & Fidel Castro

Perhaps the most serious revelation to have emerged from the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962, is President John F. Kennedy's willingness to knowingly...
Arctic

The Arctic: Great powers & their geopolitical interests

Climate change, global warming, and new trends of power politics have brought the Arctic into unique geopolitical limelight. The melting ice-cap is altering conditions...
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Covid-19: Pakistan Police on the frontlines

Police is an old and important institution whose main task is the maintenance of law and order across the country. Pakistan Police consists of...
Spring

Operation Spring Awakening: Germany’s Final Assault of World War II

Seventy-five years ago, on 6 March 1945, the Third Reich launched what was to be its final great offensive of World War II, called...
HEC

Academics suggest HEC to review its policy with regard to international journals

Pakistan’s higher education system requires comprehensive structural reforms in order to ensure the production of genuine research for shaping public debates. However, Pakistani academics,...
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Guzara Forests: Local communities to have ownership rights

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Forest Department has undertaken the initiative of designating the natural forest areas in the merged tribal districts, formerly referred to as...
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Pakistan’s Political Scene: Troubled Government and Divided Opposition?

Rizwan Shehzad |Prime Minister Imran Khan's government is in trouble. It is stuck with a tough economic situation ever since it came into power....
Qatar

Qatar & Pakistan building long term relationship

Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, was in Pakistan for a brief one-day visit in the third week of June 2019....
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Pakistan’s Chronic IMF Dependence, Trade Deficit & Loan Repayments

Hussain Haider |Mr. Hussain Haider, Head of Research at JS Global Capital, explains to GVS the financial challenges caused by external debts, loan repayments,...
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...
lawfare

Can Pakistan lose Masood Azhar but win this lawfare?

Hassan Aslam Shad |In what appeared to be a Mayday call for Pakistan, India’s relentless diplomatic push to designate Masood Azhar a global terrorist...
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Understanding geopolitical environment before Pulwama attack – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja |Pulwama suicide attack on February 14, 2019, was the biggest militant attack in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) killing 44 CRPF soldiers....
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“Pakistan’s Counsel Qureshi’s Argument before the International Court of Justice in Kulbhashan Case” –...

GVS News Desk |GVS produces this, transcript of Pakistan’s Counsel, QC Khawar Qureshi’s submission before International Court of Justice (ICJ) Hague, on Tuesday, 19th...
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“Indian Counsel Salve’s Argument before the International Court of Justice in Kulbhashan Case” –...

GVS News Desk |GVS produces this, transcript of Indian’s Counsel, Harish Salve’s submission before International Court of Justice (ICJ) Hague, on Monday, 18th Feb...
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Brexit and its fallout effects

Asif Haroon Raja |On June 23, 2016, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit believing that migrants are eating away...
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Indian first strike option

Air Cdre Jamal Hussain |Ever since Pakistan achieved strategic parity in the military balance of power with India following the nuclearization of the two...
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ICC Award against PCB: A failure to interpret English Law of contract?

Hassan Aslam Shad |Pakistan and India never shy away from trading barbs or from taking their disputes to newer battlegrounds. This time around, the...
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Apparent breakthrough in Afghan peace talks

Asif Haroon Raja |By the time Barak Obama completed his second term in office, the tenacious battle between the ISAF-ANSF and the Taliban...
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What is Hybrid Warfare: A detailed analysis

Zeeshan Muneer |This excerpt has been taken from the thesis of the writer titled "Challenges posed by Hybrid Warfare to International Humanitarian Law".Our contemporary...
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India’s endorsement of US led regional order

Bhakhtawar Liaquat | Introduction Lord Palmerston of great Brittan said that ‘there is no permanent friends and permanent foe in international relations but only permanent interest’...
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Afghanistan: The graveyard of US Empire

Asif Haroon Raja | Pakistan-US Relationship Pakistan was the darling of USA in the 1950s and to some extent in early 1960s since it was part...
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US ready for talks with Taliban – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja |17 years have gone by but so far there are little prospects for the longest war in Afghanistan to come to...
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Performance of PTI regime in its infancy – Part I – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja |Midway in his second tenure, Nawaz Sharif (NS) was toppled by Gen Musharraf (Mush) in a military coup on October 12,...
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Performance of PTI regime in its infancy – Part II – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja |Imran Khan (IK) has leadership qualities, has charisma, is populous, has no corruption scandal or foreign assets, he is adept in...
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Visit of bullies to Pakistan – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja |Bullying is the hallmark of the US foreign policy. The bullying tools employed to achieve foreign policy goals are threats, coercion,...
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Challenge for the New Government; Constraining its Capacity to Finance – Inadequate Human Resources...

Dr. Kalsoom Sumra |The rising income inequalities, regional disparities and gender inequalities vindicate a longstanding demand by the new government to localize the 2030...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

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