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Trade with Iran

EARLIER this month, Pakistan’s foreign minister, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, met his Iranian counterpart, Dr Amir Abdollahian, to review their countries’ relationship. The past few years have seen serious gains across multiple facets of…

Trump’s mantra: Fair and not free trade

The advent of Donald Trump on the international scene has changed much in the way the world perceives the United States with one fundamental change in the definition of desirable…

Doing away with the trade war

The change of guard in Washington following the just concluded US elections offers an opportunity of a life-time to do away with the destructive global trade war being fought between…

Prioritising nuclear stability

Open government assessments of the state of India-Pakistan deterrence are rare. A recent US intelligence overview considered a ‘general war’ between the two countries ‘unlikely’ although ‘heightened tensions’ remain a…