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Post-9/11: Unilateralism V International Law

Post-9/11: unilateralism v international law

Post-9/11, the world is witnessing increasing violations of international law, especially International Human Rights Law (IHRL) and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in conflict situations, specifically where powerful states are involved,…

Dignity in foreign relations

THE desire for dignity, self-esteem and appreciation motivates humans and nations alike, significantly impacting their behaviours. This desire partially originates from a fear of humiliation. Dignity is capital that a…

Pak-Afghan relations

A cricket match at Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds. Emotions run high in the supporting crowd. And then we see chairs and bottles being hurled. Security police intervening to manage…

Media And International Conflicts

Media and international conflicts

As media has taken a centre stage, all national and global stakeholders are in a fierce competition to get maximum space to send their messages across. National and multinational corporations,…

Rethinking international diplomacy

Pakistan is facing an economic crunch. Many analysts used the world ICU to describe the state of economy when the new government took over. A patient in an intensive care…

Reworking Relations

Reworking relations

Pakistan and the US won the Afghan conflict and the cold war in 1989 and 1991, respectively. But 27 years later, Islamabad and Washington are on the brink of losing…

Reorienting US-Pak Relations

Reorienting US-Pak relations

US President Trump seems to have decided to pressurise Pakistan into doing ‘more’ against certain terrorist and militant groups that are reportedly based in Pakistan’s tribal areas. Like its predecessor,…

Understanding The US-India Relationship

Understanding the US-India relationship

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington only reinforces the deeper bilateral relationship between the world’s two largest democracies and economies, with the US standing number one with an…