Tag: Challenges

The pitfalls of Judicial Activism and what to do about It

Abdur Rahim | American historian and public intellectual Arthur Schlesinger Junior introduced the controversial term “Judicial activism” in Fortune Magazine in an article titled “...

PPP’s guarded approach to Nawaz’s confrontation with judiciary

News Analysis | Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari accused ousted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of creating deliberate confrontation between judiciary and...

Japan and UNDP launch $3.9 million youth empowerment project in Pakistan

News Analysis | On February 19, 2018, Japan’s government and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have signed an agreement to launch a $3.9 million...

Chinese demands to Malaysia highlight China’s growing challenges!

James M. Dorsey |  A Chinese demand for the extradition of 11 Uyghurs from Malaysia puts the spotlight on China’s roll-out of one of the...

“We fight for our national interests and principles, not for aid”,...

News Analysis | “Afghanistan and its partners, especially the US, need to address the challenges inside Afghanistan rather than shift the onus for ending the...

Pakistani soap operas highlight social issues to break taboos

AFP | In life, she chased fame, hoping to make her mark in Pakistani society. In death, murdered social media starlet Qandeel Baloch may have...

Pakistan’s geostrategic environment and its impact on the economy

Saad Nisar | The geostrategic position of a country plays a very important role in determining the domestic and foreign affairs of a country. It...

Pugnacious Trump’s problems with Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Over the past year, Pakistan has faced immense challenges in its dealings with the Trump Administration. The Americans incapacity to...

How to build resilience to survive in this difficult world

Leon Ho | Facing difficulties is all part of life. It can often feel like we face endless challenges instead of happy endings – when we...

PTI challenges NA-120 by elections results: More woes for Nawaz Sharif?

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday challenged the results of the NA-120 by-election in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). If successful a...

Amir Khan’s “Secret Superstar” hits box office

News Desk | After four days of its release, Amir Khan's 'Secret Superstar' has bagged Rs 31.31 million on the box office and it's still...

Pakistan: Fixing religious fault-lines in the age of ISIS..?

Afrah Jamal | Pakistan's Bold Response to Sectarianism? A few days before Muharram, grand proclamations advocating peace and calm that suggested people shun their religious, sectarian...

Egoistic Nawaz replicates the Benazir case of 1998

News Analysis | In the post-indictment interview, Maryam Nawaz stated that ex-PM Nawaz Sharif is coming back to face the proceedings in accountability court. The...

Confront the Challenges: Engage Afghanistan, Protect CPEC

Maria Bastos | Two of Pakistan’s foreign policy core themes: CPEC and Afghanistan are passing through a critical moment and will soon become the most...

Ishaq Dar indicted on Corruption Charges: Who will be Pakistan’s new...

News Analysis | Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was indicted by an accountability court in Islamabad on Wednesday 27th September on corruption charges that have been...

Pakistan’s foreign policy and current challenges-part 2

Asif Haroon Raja | Pakistan’s current challenges India has not reconciled to the existence of Pakistan and strives to reduce it to the status of a...

Kurdish aspirations in the wake of changing US foreign policy

Talha Ahmed | America-Russia reconciliation will change the dynamics of American foreign policy especially regarding NATO and the Middle East. There are two possible outcomes...

Pakistani Media: Prisoner of Cross-Media Ownership?

By: Zainab Assad I am a student of journalism and currently studying in one of the most prestigious women colleges of Pakistan. I often scare...

U.S. Policy in South Asia: Imperatives and Challenges

By Michael Kugelman | Summary Sustained bilateral and multilateral U.S. engagement in South Asia is of the essence. Three major factors amplify the importance of placing...

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