Tag Archives: Pakistan

Why Populism in Europe Will Survive Trump’s Defeat

There are three reasons European populists may still thrive in the post-Trump era.

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Biden’s Climate Change Plans Can Quickly Raise the Bar

Aligning the possible and the transformational is the challenging work of politics, and this is where Biden’s 47 years in Washington and reputation for working across the aisle are invaluable.

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Confronting Islamophobia with Dialogue

What happened in France was wrong, the beheading was brutal and despicable, and in the circumstances the reaction of the French President was emotional but it was also wrong.  However, we must engage France (and the French President) in dialogue, not get engaged in overlapping emotions that could lead to more violence.

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What Biden’s Win Mean for Race Relations, Foreign Policy and the Supreme Court

President Donald Trump’s tenure lasted just four years, but in that time he dragged policy on an array of key issues in a dramatic new direction. Joe Biden’s victory presents an opportunity to reset the White House agenda and put it on a different course.

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How Europe is Losing the Great Power Competition in Africa

European activities in Africa risk unwittingly drifting onto territory contested by the US and China on their own terms.

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US Presidential Elections and Pakistan

While Pakistan is not relying now on the US that much anymore as it did once, a Democrat victory can be balanced out nicely.

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A Contested Election: 5 Essential Reads

All that sets up a country for a disputed presidential election is recounts and court battles in key states and a nation left wondering both who will lead it and whether they should have faith in the election’s integrity.

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Deadlocked Afghan Peace Talks and Continued Uncertainty

Are Afghanistan's key power players positioning themselves for a new phase of fierce power struggle, particularly in view of President Ghani’s determination to hang on to power? He may be banking on Joe Biden’s victory but will Biden be able to reverse much of Trump’s doing including a partial choking of funds for Kabul?

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View from Bangladesh: How Grateful is India?

One Bangladeshi writer laments how India disrespects his nation despite it being grateful for Delhi's help in his country's liberation war. "Our neighboring nation should have had a more mature attitude after all these years," he says.

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Video: The Human Costs of the Baglihar Dam in Kashmir

A decade after being displaced by the Baglihar Dam in Indian-administered Kashmir, locals are caught in a web of poverty and debt with some experiencing mental health issues as a result of losing everything.

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