Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Why We’ll Miss George H.W. Bush, America’s Last Foreign Policy President

The first President Bush had some impressive foreign policies wins, but could he be best remembered for getting the US entangled in Iraq?

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U-Turn in Decision Making

Leaders must have the ability to be flexible and to change their plans to match the reality of the emerging situation, domestic and foreign. They must be capable of embracing change and treating uncertainty and ambiguity as the new norm otherwise the nation will face problems.

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Better Forest Management Won’t End Wildfires

Forest management is not a cure-all for wildfires, although it can help reduce the chances of massive burns. Making this happen will require broad collaborative efforts and more money.

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Can We Expect A Major Rebound In Oil Prices?

A price increase from current levels hinges on action from OPEC+. Saudi Arabia has already signaled that it intends to lower exports by 500,000 bpd in December, and that further action might be forthcoming from OPEC+.

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Projecting Falsehood by Propaganda

What do you think of a “democracy” where an elected Parliament passes resolutions to enable the corrupt to escape justice?

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Misusing Religion

False flag operations, misinformation, incitement of people to rioting and revolt are means of hybrid warfare that is increasingly waged in Pakistan, as was seen during the shutdown by the supporters of TLP extremists in Pakistan.

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The Other 2018 Midterm Wave

A survey shows the newest generation on the voting block is extremely cynical, and that drove record numbers of them out to vote.

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Afghan Reconciliation Initiatives: Vindication of Pakistan?

The message from Beijing, Moscow, Turkey, and Tehran, as well as most central Asian Republics, is loud and clear; Pakistan alone cannot be held responsible for the problem as well as the resolution.

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The Eurasian Concept

An alternative or multipolar version of globalization, the Eurasian Idea accepts globalization as the current major fundamental world process deciding the main vector of modern history.

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Pakistan’s Image and Diplomacy: Will Somebody Stand Up Please!

Who lobbies for Pakistan in Washington DC and why the country's image continues to suffer badly. Is it because of bad or no diplomacy or serious policy flaws or a combination of both? Imtiaz Gul analyzes the pulse in DC.

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