Tag Archives: Pakistan

Afghan Reconciliation Initiatives: Vindication of Pakistan?

The message from Beijing, Moscow, Turkey, and Tehran, as well as most central Asian Republics, is loud and clear; Pakistan alone cannot be held responsible for the problem as well as the resolution.

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The Eurasian Concept

An alternative or multipolar version of globalization, the Eurasian Idea accepts globalization as the current major fundamental world process deciding the main vector of modern history.

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Pakistan’s Image and Diplomacy: Will Somebody Stand Up Please!

Who lobbies for Pakistan in Washington DC and why the country's image continues to suffer badly. Is it because of bad or no diplomacy or serious policy flaws or a combination of both? Imtiaz Gul analyzes the pulse in DC.

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How Turkey and Saudi Arabia Became Frenemies

The disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is worsening relations between US allies Turkey and Saudi Arabia. An expert on the region believes there may be a way out.

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Big Gains or Growing Pains in Store for the SCO?

The SCO’s recent membership expansion presents both opportunities and challenges as the organization’s cohesiveness, effectiveness and policy coordination will go through a period of refocusing, redefining and re-energizing.

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Protecting Pakistan’s Accountability Process

The country's corrupt and the powerful would like nothing better than to either dismantle the accountability office and/or make it as toothless as possible so that they can keep on looting the nation with impunity.

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The Effects of Natural Disasters on the Economy

From fuel costs to inflation, natural disasters pose a threat to the United States economy. Fortunately, activism promises a solution.

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US is Watching Pakistan’s Nuclear Arsenal

Islamabad and Rawalpindi have formidable tasks ahead; finding a balance between safeguarding “national interests” on the one hand, and addressing the “primary priorities” of Washington vis-a-vis Pakistan, on the other.

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U.S. Shale Has A Glaring Problem

If the US shale oil industry is still not profitable – after a decade of drilling, after major efficiency improvements since 2014, and after a sharp rebound in oil prices – when will it ever be profitable?

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Hybrid Warfare Challenges for Pakistan

In a globalized world, nationalism with the idea of fixed borders and the understanding that my own nation is better than that of people and nations beyond one’s borders is outdated. That is why there is a need to substitute the nationalist idea with patriotism in education and media.

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