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Marx and American leftists are wrong about inequity

Jacob G Hornberger | Not surprisingly, the American left are among those in the world who are honoring the 200th birthday of Karl Marx, the...

Jinnah’s dream of South Asia is only possible when India joins...

Sudheendra Kulkarni | The problem with both India and Pakistan, which is also a major source of the unending hostility between our two countries, is...

TAPI: A Dreamer’s Pipe-dream becoming reality?

Marvin G. Weinbaum & Samad Sadri | Global demand for energy is increasing and natural gas consumption is growing faster than for oil and coal. In...

Pakistan’s Dania Hassan receives ‘Emerging Young Leader’ Award in US

News Desk | Pakistani girl Dania Hassan, 18 won the US State Department Emerging Young Leader Award in a ceremony held in Washington on Wednesday. Dania...

Amid rising macroeconomic instability, IMF cuts down Pakistan economic growth to...

News Analysis | IMF has downgraded Pakistan’s economic growth from an estimated 5.6 % in FY2018 to 4.7 % in FY2019, according to International Monetary...

CPEC and Great Power Rivalry

Andrew Small | “There have been real accomplishments in CPEC’s first phase – but the international context for the scheme still needs to be fixed”.In...

Netanyahu shows documents relating to Iran Nuclear ambitions; Tehran brushes off...

News Analysis | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Monday, unveiled a database of files which he claimed to have been containing crucial information about...

Dr. Miftah Ismail appointed Finance Minister just hours before presenting budget

News Analysis | In an unprecedented move, just hours before the announcement of the 2018-19 budget, the Government of Pakistan has appointed Dr. Miftah Ismail,...

Going by the Book: Pakistan’s Military Cooperation with the Middle-East

Taimur Khan | In the world of international relations where alliances are fickle and interests, constant, Pakistan stands at a very significant juncture in time....

Kim set to make history as the leaders of both North...

News Analysis | Kim Jong Un is going to be the first ever North Korean leader to step on the Southern side of the Korean...

Ice-breaker visit of Modi to China; India still insecure about CPEC

News Analysis | Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), to which Pakistan and India became a party in 2017, on the lines of increasing regional cooperation on...

Saudi Arabia: It was a “Toy Drone” and not a Coup

News Analysis | Massive gun bursts were heard by Saudi residents living near Royal Palaces in Riyadh on Saturday evening, leading to speculations of an...

US-China trade tension dominates IMF gathering

AFP | Trade tensions between the United States and China, which threaten to spill over into the global economy, are dominating a gathering of world...

China overtakes US in bilateral trade again

News Analysis | The trade surplus of Asia's economic giant, China, with the United States increased by a fifth in the first three months of...

Collapsing Reach: Is Chabahar the next Indian strategic defeat?

News Analysis | The Iranian port of Chabahar, touted to be the lynchpin of the “great Indian move to circumvent Pakistan” seems to be on...

FATA to get internet access for the first time

News Analysis | Through the Broadband for Sustainable Development Programme, the Ministry of IT and Telecom has been working to provide telecom services to the...

How did President el-Sisi lift the economy of Egypt?

Firas Samuri | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was recently re-elected as President of Egypt. His victory at the election was quite predictable considering the support among...

Digital Literacy in the 21st century Pakistan

Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq | We see and hear the phrase “21st century” almost everywhere. Perhaps the term has become so ubiquitous that it has lost...

Electoral Reforms: The only way forward for sustainable ‘Peace & Governance’

Kanwar Dilshad | Since its inception in 1947, Pakistan has endured tremendous suffering at the hands of inefficient and ineffective governance, which has, in turn,...

Pak-China Military exchange will ensure regional peace

News Analysis | China-Pakistan defense cooperation would play a fundamental role to maintain regional and international peace and security. Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for the Chinese...

Egyptian ultras: Down but not out

James M. Dorsey | Egyptian general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi won a second term virtually unchallenged in what is widely seen as a flawed election. The run-up...

Has Kim finally decided to give up nuclear ambitions?

Sufian Qazi | Kim Jong-Un’s recent visit to China, his first official errand since he consolidated power in 2011 after the death of his father,...

Padmavat has made me stronger than before: Deepika Padukone

News Desk | Deepika Padukone believes celebrities have enough impact on people that can bring significant social change. She in her recent statement called out...

Can China replace the US in the near Future?

News Analysis | China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi pledged that China had no such desire to replace America on the global stage while speaking at...

Chinese company launches an expensive campaign to promote Gwadar in UK

News Analysis | A leading investment group from China has launched an international campaign in London to promote Gwadar, located in Southern Pakistan, as a...

Nawaz lauds his own ‘triumphs’

News Analysis | Speaking at a public gathering at Kot Momin, the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, “Pakistan’s economy is deteriorating, prices of fuel...

Will Xi Jinping’s presidency for life lead to continuous economic stability?

AFP | As Xi Jinping marches toward presidency for life, economists are lauding the stability of his continued rule but the move has caused some...

Asia is set for a difficult year in 2018 – much...

Nick Bisley | In 2017 we finally realised that the four decades of geopolitical stability enjoyed by Asian countries and societies had come to an end....

Economic impacts of Pakistan being placed on terror watch list

News Analysis | Seeking diplomatic success, Pakistan sent Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail to attend the six-day meeting of Financial Action...

Saudi women to start own business without male permission

AFP | Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes...

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