December 16, 2017

Blogroll

8 Killed in Terrorist Attack in Manhattan

No evidence at this stage to suggest a wider plot or a wider scheme, says Governor Cuomo. The attacker, 29-year-old of Uzbekistan origin, shot, injured and in custody. Read More »

The Balochistan Disconnect

While all the portents of returning to peace are clearly present, massive political and economic initiatives, which includes construction of dozens of small dams to create agriculture opportunities, are still required to correct the prevailing “Balochistan disconnect”. Read More »

Why is Turkey So Eager to be Led Down the Belt and Road?

The magic of the Belt and Road Initiative is not the economic benefits it will offer Turkey or China. Rather, it is how the BRI taps into Ankara’s desperation to find alternatives to its economic and strategic partners such as Germany and the United States, and how it supports China’s desire to establish its own economic architecture. Read More »

Tricking And Treating Has a History

Everything you need to know about the history of Halloween. Read More »

Milk to Meat: A Nepali Village Diversifies

After the 2015 earthquake, a small village in Nepal which depended entirely on making traditional milk-based sweets has diversified into poultry and fish farming. Read More »

Bangladesh: What Strategic Defense Looks Like

Bangladesh should be more interested in allying with the West for political, economic, and military assistance rather than narrow visions of the line of credit which benefits the creditor over the debtor. Read More »

What Europe Can Do for The Western Balkans

It is high time for the EU to move beyond ‘stabilocracy’ and stand up to ethnic nationalist kleptocrat political leaders. Read More »

Is Local News on The Cusp of A Renaissance?

A new study explores the state of an industry that's tapping creative revenue streams and incorporating new tools to engage with readers. Read More »

Water Levels in Jhelum Lowest Ever Recorded

With no rains in October so far, and limited rainfall in September, more than half a million people in three districts of Kashmir have been affected. Read More »

Pakistan’s Hypocrisy Galore

The hearts and minds of many among the mighty rulers actually reside outside Pakistan, which is why they are indifferent to the plight of Pakistanis. Read More »