Tag Archives: Pakistan

Relations with Israel: Can Pakistan Learn from China and Turkey?

UAE  and  Bahrain followed Egypt and Jordan in recognizing Israel that has been continuously oppressing Palestinians. Saudi Arabia may soon join them, leaving Pakistan badly exposed to international arm-twisting through economic tools.

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What is Behind Saudi Arabia’s Rapprochement with Turkey?

Biden will not be so friendly to MBS and will be pressured by those more sensitive to human rights on his foreign policy team to contain Saudi endeavors in the region. For this reason, Riyadh has once again turned to Ankara in hopes that Turkey will balance the playing field.

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Ethiopia Regains Control of its Troubled Region But Will it Bring Peace?

While TPLF may have been pushed TPLF out of Mekelle, it does not mean an end to the bloody conflict. Rather it may be the start of an insurgency and civil war.

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Climate Change Adds to Woes of Lentil Farmers in Nepal

Once the world's leading lentil producer, Nepal is now having to import them as farmers struggle with low productivity and warmer, wetter weather. This could have serious implications in a country where lentils provide an important source of protein, especially for poor families.

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How Biden and Kerry Could Rebuild America’s Global Climate Leadership

Strengthening cooperation and partnerships with like-minded countries will be critical to bring about a transition to cleaner energy as well as sustainability in agriculture, forestry, water and other sectors of the global economy.

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Republicans Didn’t Lose Big in 2020

In the 2021 legislative season, Republicans will have unified control of 20 of the 28 legislatures that retain mapmaking responsibility. Democrats will control just seven.

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Why the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine is Now a Global Game-changer

The Oxford vaccine, based on a viral vector, is also cheaper (around US$4) than Pfizer and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines – around US$20 and $33, respectively. AstraZeneca has made a “no profit pledge”.

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Pakistan’s Green Power Potential

Pakistan retires over 11,000MW of fossil fuel-based plants by 2047, the contribution of over 22,000MW from five cascaded dams on the Indus river will go a long way in bolstering the growth of renewable power generation in Pakistan.

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Resetting China–Sri Lanka Relations for a Biden Presidency

With US president-elect Joe Biden due to be inaugurated in January 2021, the time is ripe to reassess the state of China–Sri Lanka relations given Sri Lanka’s strategic location in the center of the Indian Ocean.

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View from Pakistan: An Eurasian Identity

Three times shorter than the Suez Canal route the several Eurasia Corridors will play an important role in creating new commercial and social environments in the region near the Caspian Sea and north territories from Bereket to the border with Kazakhstan. It offers a great opportunity to pakistan, says one defense analyst.

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