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Capital suggestion: Politics and violence

Imran Khan's dangerous political ambitions have caused him to disregard the boundaries of violence in politics, posing a serious threat to the safety and stability of society. Imran Khan’s ruthless…

The angry young Pakistani

The events of the past one year have been described by many as a perfect storm in Pakistan. Political turmoil combined with an economic meltdown not seen for many decades…

Russia-Ukraine war divides the world – I

The Russian invasion of Ukraine about four months ago has divided the world community amongst pro-Russia, pro-Ukraine alignments with most nations remaining neutral or tentatively circumspect. How long the nations…

Perils of desperation

There is so much about democracy which is being bandied around every day that it drives one sick, particularly when this harangue is nothing but a mammoth compilation of blatant…

Minus one?

While vast areas of the country and millions of people suffer the consequences of the massive monsoon rains and floods, the politics of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Imran Khan…

Revival of unions

In a landmark decision, the Sindh Assembly recently passed a bill to restore student unions. According to the bill, a student union will be formed in every private and government…

Rosneft fuels foreign policy goals

Whether investing in China, Venezuela or Iraq, Russian oil giant Rosneft closely follows Moscow's geopolitical interests as the Kremlin-controlled company seeks to expand its nation's influence, at times in unstable…

Change of guards

The Inter-service Intelligence Agency (ISI) is the premier agency of Pakistan operationally responsible for gathering, processing and analysing strategic information relevant for national security from around the world. It was…

No more business as usual

RAHUL Gandhi is in the cross hairs of detractors from within his party and outside. Prime Minister Modi had pledged to make India Congress-free, but why? Then there’s this group…