Tag Archives: Pakistan

Questions over Russia-funded Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh

Officials are preparing to make up for an electricity shortfall if sanctions delay completion of the Rooppur nuclear power plant.

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What’s Next for Pakistan After Imran Khan’s Ouster?

Like his brother Nawaz Sharif, who has been convicted of corruption and is banned from public office, Shahbaz has faced allegations of cronyism and corruption. But this is not unusual in Pakistani politics, where opposition leaders tend to face such charges.

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Pakistani Politicians – The Tribe of Hypocrites

Hypocrisy on a grand scale is the basis of Pakistani politics. Parliament, the government and its institutions – all have their share of hypocrisy. No wonder politicians and bureaucrats have finessed the art of seldom practicing what they preach. How otherwise would it be possible to observe the wheeling and dealing before the upcoming no-confidence vote?

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Russia’s Energy Clout Not Limited to Oil and Gas – It’s Also a Key Nuclear Supplier

The Biden administration reportedly is considering nuclear sanctions on Russia. U.S. utilities oppose this step for fear that it would make uranium fuel scarcer and more expensive. Many U.S. nuclear plants are already struggling economically.

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Pakistan in Political Turmoil – Five Unanswered Questions

If the no-confidence move succeeds, there is no guarantee that it will bring political and economic stability. And if it fails, it is unlikely to bring the political tensions down. Thus political instability may haunt Pakistan until the next elections.

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Israeli President Visits Turkey: Message for Indonesia, Malaysia & Pakistan

What message Israeli President Isaac Herzog's visit to Turkey carry for other Muslim countries?

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Pakistan: Countering the Doomsday Scenario

Certainly Imran Khan has made mistakes;  but he happens to be our only hope for the future.  Will the good of Pakistan and the Armed Forces be served with the likes of Nawaz and/or Zardari or their proxies in power? If the answer to this question is yes from those who hold the interests of Pakistan dear to their heart, then only God can help us.

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China Ready to Deliver J-10 Fighter Jets to Pakistan

The sale of J-10s is being viewed Beijing's effort to help Islamabad counter India's air superiority after it recently inducted 35 French-made Rafael fighter jets. India and Pakistan are also bolstering their conventional submarine fleets with French and Chinese assistance.

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A Brief History of the NFL

For Super Bowl LVI, three songs performed by four Black American female vocalists will offer a musical suite of unity in the face of division.

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Why the War in Ukraine Could Reshape the European Nuclear Order

Another Russian attack on Ukraine would jeopardize talks between Washington and Moscow on strategic stability and a follow-on agreement to New START.

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