Tag Archives: Pakistan

How Media Frames Unrest in Minneapolis Will Shape Public’s View of Protest

Protests identify legitimate grievances in society and often tackle issues that affect people who lack the power to address them through other means. That’s why it is imperative that journalists do not resort to shallow framing narratives that deny significant and consistent space to air the afflicted’s concerns while also comforting the very comfortable status quo.

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Why India Wants to ‘Impose’ a Military Partnership on Bangladesh?

India's heavy investment in Bangladesh may be at risk. A wave of anti-India sentiment is sweeping much of the South Asian country over New Delhi's efforts to win concessions that go beyond the normal and in the realms that many Bangladeshis fear, could compromise their national security.

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Pakistan: A Sham Commission in the Name of Minorities?

Why should Pakistan’s ranking and image improve if its bureaucrats – endorsed by politicians – act recklessly in total disregard to its laws and constitution and for the damage their selfish motives might inflict on the country? The latest example is the constitution of the country's National Commission for Minorities.

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How Pandemics Have Changed American Cities – often for the Better

For centuries, disease outbreaks have forced cities to transform physically and operationally in ways that ultimately benefited all residents going forward.

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Foreign Policy After COVID: A Checklist for a New World

Both national and European identity will be essential to forging foreign policy after the crisis – and to taking on competing claims from sovereigntists.

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US Military Drawdown in Saudi Arabia Threatens to Fuel Arms Race

The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw Patriot anti-missile defense batteries from Saudi Arabia is likely to fuel an already brewing arms race as the kingdom attempts to catch-up with Iran’s nuclear development as well as its space, ballistic missile, and drone capabilities.

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Pakistan: Confronting Afghanistan’s Looming Food Crisis

The international community that has for years invested in soldiers, weapons and explosives sent into Afghanistan should now ready itself to send wheat, meat and other food items.

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How Do You Stay Safe Now That States Are Reopening?

Now that states are relaxing social distancing restrictions, how can you go out for shopping, visit restaurants and still stay safe? Here, an epidemiologist who is immune-compromised himself, walks you through some decision making.

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Global Military Expenditure Sees Largest Annual Increase in a Decade

Global military spending in 2019 represented 2.2 per cent of the global gross domestic product (GDP), which equates to approximately $249 per person.

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How Africa Can Reduce COVID-19’s Impact on Displaced Persons

Swift positions taken by the AU could be stymied by ongoing conflicts, funding shortfalls and border closures.

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