Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Tackling the Evil of Corruption in Pakistan

For Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government, there are no mythological powers that help to do what has to be done. But he is honest in his endeavor. It would be enough if the honest Pakistanis support him.

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What next in Afghanistan?

Pakistan has limited cards to play but if played nattily, it has a chance of resetting its relationship with Afghanistan. With India and Iran thinking of establishing links with the Taliban, Pakistan must maintain its watch.   

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What Would Be the Economic Cost of a Prolonged Government Shutdown?

The government has been partially closed since Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record. A finance professor who studied the 2013 shutdown explains the economic impact.

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Is There a Crisis at the US-Mexico Border? 6 Essential Reads

Immigration experts explain who's really trying to cross the US-Mexico border, what they want — and why immigration, even undocumented immigration, actually benefits the country.

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Should Africa Back World Trade Organisation Reforms?

Proposed changes could make an already unbalanced multilateral trading system even worse for developing countries.

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Bangladesh: A Case of Diminishing Oppositions

There are only seven seats that the opposition political parties won in Bangladesh's December 30 parliamentary elections, setting a trend of diminishing parliamentary opposition. Many analysts in the South Asian nation wonder who will play as the opposition in the new parliament?" 

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Hydro-Powering Peace in South Asia

Policymakers in South Asia should consider that while proximate environmental conflicts are the key impediments to region's hydro projects, environmental factors can also be instrumental in building lasting peace.

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Do Pakistani Laws Provide Justice?

Fighting corruption is a demanding task everywhere in the world but it is especially difficult in Pakistan where most to the ruling class and sitting politicians are part of the problems rather than of the solution.

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Top Ten Foreign Policy Trends in 2019

Here are the top ten trends that are expected to occupy European foreign policymakers in 2019.

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India’s Stalled Economic Reforms

Is it too much to expect that, after the national elections are settled next May, the Indian government will begin to act East and secure its strategic development interests in the region?

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