Tag Archives: Pakistan

Why Security Measures Alone Won’t Stop School Shootings

When school shootings take place, beefed up security is often seen as a solution. Experience shows, however, that school shootings stem from social factors that require a different response.

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Overseeing Kosovo’s Conditional Independence

The lesson of Kosovo's transition to independence is the value of the ‘ICO model’; a timebound mandate and a commitment to local ownership, transparency and respect.

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Kazakhstan’s Water Efficiency to Ease Tensions with China

Policymakers in Kazakhstan shift focus to domestic water saving measures to reduce reliance on river water flowing from China.

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South Africa’s Water Crisis is Much Bigger Than the Cape

SA is overexploiting its water system, and the problem is getting harder and costlier to fix. Even if all government strategies are implemented, the country's demand for water will still outstrip supply.

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Will the Olympics’ Green Makeover Have Lasting Effects

The Olympic Games are an ideal venue to showcase new ideas to world. In a world where reducing carbon emissions is a priority, could the Olympics be doing more?

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CPEC: Beware of Thieves

Pakistani political parties probably need to agree on a new social contract around Pak-China friendship. Guided by the grand political consensus on relations with China, this contract should envisage remedies for problems that are arising out of the business and investment activity, argues one analyst.

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Will Egypt-Ethiopia-Sudan Diplomacy Placate Other Nile Countries?

Unless all potential beneficiaries find a way to share the Nile water conflict will continue.

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Why Pakistan Can’t Defeat Banned Groups

When a narrative loses appeal it simply requires a review. Harping on lost arguments creates only confusion and distraction. Banned militant groups are continuously giving Pakistan diplomatic stress, which Islamabad needs to address sooner than later.

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Bulgaria: The Unforeseen Effects of EU Presidency

Bulgarian politicians and officials will have to challenge the stereotypes about Bulgaria during their six-month presidency and learn to strike coalitions in the EU.

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More Pakistanis Died in ‘Encounters’ Than in Suicide Attacks in 2017

Deaths in violent incidents declined by 21 percent but sectarian violence escalated compared to 2016, Islamabad CRSS says in a report.

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