World

November, 2022

  • 27 November

    Pakistan’s Troubled Ties with Afghanistan’s Taliban

    Pakistan must continue to treat Afghanistan as a policy priority, despite its internal issues. It must also convince the international community of its commitment to peace in Afghanistan and continue to fight for humanitarian assistance to be given to Afghanistan.

September, 2022

  • 9 September

    Queen Elizabeth II: A Modernizer Who Steered the British Monarchy into the 21st Century

    Her wisdom and unceasing sense of duty meant she was widely viewed with a combination of respect, esteem, awe and affection, which transcended nations, classes and generations. She was immensely proud of Britain and its people, yet in the end she belonged to the world, and the world will mourn her passing.

July, 2022

  • 9 July

    Shooting of Shinzo Abe is a Huge Shock for Japan and the World

    The 2022 Upper House election will now remain under the shadow of one of the most disturbing events in Japan’s modern political history.

  • 8 July

    Boris Johnson Resigns as PM – Here’s Who Could Replace Him

    Johnson was not a typical leader, and his successor will have a difficult job. They will need to strengthen the Conservative party before the next general election (which could come sooner rather than later). They will need to distance themselves from the more problematic aspects of Johnson’s legacy, while steadying the ship and appealing to the electorate.

  • 5 July

    Uzbekistan Protests Both a History Lesson and Warning for West

    The tiny independent region of Karakalpakstan is one of many places chafing against arbitrary borders imposed by former empires.

April, 2022

  • 24 April

    Ukraine War: A Revitalized Non-aligned Movement Could Emerge

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said pointedly that his country “will not take sides.” Indian leaders have reaffirmed their policy of nonalignment, implying that their nation will seek to stay out of the fight. South Africa, Pakistan and numerous other nations are following a similar path.

March, 2022

  • 15 March

    Israeli President Visits Turkey: Message for Indonesia, Malaysia & Pakistan

    What message Israeli President Isaac Herzog's visit to Turkey carry for other Muslim countries?

February, 2022

  • 25 February

    War of Obsession: Why Putin is Risking Russia’s Future

    The invasion marks the beginning of a new era for not just the European security order but also Russian society.

  • 21 February

    The Man from Misrata: Why Libya Has Two Prime Ministers (Again)

    Instead of progressing towards a legitimate government that can finally stabilize the country, Libyans are once again hostages to a showdown between two self-serving centers of power. This situation threatens to generate a new wave of violence in the capital and beyond.

  • 9 February

    Why the War in Ukraine Could Reshape the European Nuclear Order

    Another Russian attack on Ukraine would jeopardize talks between Washington and Moscow on strategic stability and a follow-on agreement to New START.