111 510 510 libonline@riphah.edu.pk Contact
Understanding Bolton’s Sacking

Understanding Bolton’s sacking

The unceremonious firing of (now former) US national security adviser (NSA), John Bolton, after being in the position since March 2018 was in line with a pattern of high-profile policy…

South Korea’s Moon to seek change with North

The election of South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In heralds a sea change in Seoul's approach towards the nuclear-armed North - and puts it on a potential collision course with…

The Hypocrisy Must End

The hypocrisy must end

Amidst simmering tension with Iran, the United States has deployed F-22 stealth fighters in Qatar for the first time. Washington insists that they have been deployed to defend American armed…

Trump’s Warrior Diplomacy

Trump’s warrior diplomacy

War is a serious and deadly business. Yet, speculation is rife in Washington about a possible war with Iran without any mention of the horrendous consequences the conflict might bring.…

US: divided and dangerous

TWO years ago, the 2016 US presidential election campaign, and the surprise success of Donald Trump, revealed the deep fissures within America’s body politic. The bitter campaigns run in the…

A Network Of Peace-builders

A network of peace-builders

Once again, I am visiting Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, to attend the World Peace Summit, organised by the Universal Peace Federation. The UN-affiliated international and interreligious organisation…