Tag Archives: Pakistan

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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Small Hydropower Transforms Pakistan’s Mountain Communities

In a country ridden by electricity shortages, some of the most remote villages in Pakistan's Hindu Kush Himalayas now enjoy a steady flow, at least during the summer months.

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Oil Is At the Mercy of Financial Markets

Oil traders are still awaiting more definitive clues about the supply/demand balance, but volatility is likely to stick around for a while. In the short run, oil prices will likely follow global stock markets up or down on any given day until the fundamentals reveal a more discernable pattern. 

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Why Jefferson’s Vision of American Islam Matters Today

The first two Muslim-American women are in Congress now. They stand in a long and little-known tradition of Islam in America.

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Nancy Pelosi Victorious

First elected in 1987, Pelosi offers decades of experience at building coalitions and she excels as a Democratic fundraiser. Still, the vote was closer than expected.

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Is the Modi Charisma Fading?

Leaders like Narendra Modi run the danger of becoming their own nemesis.

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Gangsters’ Haven

When criminals function in the name of justice, justice becomes a crime! Corruption being anti-state is treason, aiding and abetting it in any form amounts to gross violation of the Constitution.

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Harnessing Africa’s Blue Economy

Maintaining political commitment and public interest can help develop and sustain the continent’s maritime resources.

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2018, A Year of Central Asia’s Regional Thaw

A relaxation of long-standing regional tensions was the most noticeable process in Central Asia in 2018. If the trend continues, individual countries will be better positioned to muddle through domestic problems and deal with complex international relations and security issues in 2019 and beyond.

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