Views Digest

September, 2017

  • 24 September

    Invigorating Economy

    ECO must strengthen relations with regional blocs such as EU and ASEAN, gaining knowledge and know-how from their experiences. ECO summits must be held on either an annual basis or once every two years rather than five.

  • 20 September

    Pakistan: From ‘Do More’ to ‘No More’?

    Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi talks tough on his country's difficult relations with the US, Afghanistan and India.

  • 8 September

    Are catastrophic disasters striking more often?

    Saturated media coverage of hurricanes like Harvey and Irma can make it seem like disasters happen all the time. Is the frequency of billion-dollar disasters really rising?

  • 6 September

    How Congress Can Make DACA Even Better

    Congress has an opportunity to build on DACA's success. An immigration expert explains how.

  • 5 September

    Immigration Activists React to End of DACA

    Many immigration advocacy groups oppose the Trump administration's announcement to terminate the DACA program, calling it "un-American".

  • 2 September

    Will Uber Get its Acts Together?

    Despite having fallen on what should be a gold mine, Uber has been navigating from one degrading headline to the next these days.

August, 2017

  • 29 August

    DACA Recipients’ Gains Continue to Grow

    According to the largest study to-date, DACA recipients continue to play a critical role in the American economy, gaining higher wages, buying cars and houses, and starting businesses benefiting the entire nation.

  • 28 August

    Pakistan: The LNG Scam

    Pakistani government's decision to import LNG from Qatar at exorbitant rates and extraordinarily generous LNG terminal contract to a leading business group smack of a major corruption scandal that needs an independent investigation.

  • 24 August

    Floods Catch Bangladesh Unprepared

    Bangladesh, lauded for disaster preparedness, reels as dozens of deaths occur in “non-flood prone” areas.

  • 24 August

    Is India’s IT Sector Malfunctioning?

    India needs huge numbers of new jobs, and IT companies did once create relatively high-quality, stable and formal jobs in India. Lately, that engine of job growth has faltered, with forced attrition becoming the buzzword among IT employees. Against adverse business conditions, Indian IT companies have not been able to move up the value chain.