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Pakistan’s economy and border security

In the seminar in Karachi on Wednesday on the subject "Interplay of Economy and Security" by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in collaboration with the Federation of the Pakistan Chambers…

Health security

THE greatly anticipated Global Health Security Summit, one of the major calendar events on the global health security agenda, gets underway in Islamabad on January 10. The two-day event draws…

Climate action and global security

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres recently warned: “Present trends are racing our planet down a dead-end three-degree temperature rise”. He is right. Unless we act decisively – beginning at the…

Hindutva across borders

The globe is currently seeing the rise of the Hindutva ideology of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is gaining attention for its influence on…

Trouble across the western border

Given the paucity of ideas and strategy to deal with the induction of the Taliban government in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the US withdrawal, one could long foresee heating…

Is climate a security issue?

As the planet warms to red every summer, the era of the Anthropocene, or the man-made century, is turning out to be an existential challenge to humankind itself. In all…

Insecurity of violence

SOMETIMES it appears that not much is written about Pakistan, its society and politics, and even less is noticed and discussed. Perhaps because, as a people, we read so little.…

Border crisis

Most of us agree that the US immigration system is in dire need of reform. But inflammatory rhetoric and policies designed to keep immigrants away won’t get us there. When…

Cross-border illegal currency movement

Good governance plays an important role in setting the direction of any country. It ensures transparency and develops a sense of responsibility through accountability. It also contributes towards strengthening democracy,…