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Food insecurity in Pakistan

The World Food Programme (WFP), run under the auspices of the United Nations, has recently designated hunger as the new normal. Its recently published Global Operational Response Plan 2022 warns…

Energy security of Pakistan

It is said, “Never waste a good crisis” … and Hilary Clinton added, “Don’t waste it when it can have a very positive impact on climate change and energy security.”…

Economic security

Pakistan is currently teetering on the brink of economic collapse. The recent floods have only added to this dire situation, and the loss to our economy has been unprecedented. We…

An underwhelming foreign policy

Has Pakistan fared well in coping with the whole new international relations environment that has been emerging over the past few decades and the challenges and opportunities it presents? The…

Sunak’s China policy

With Rishi Sunak’s dramatic entry into 10 Downing Street as the new British premier, China-UK relations were expected to hit a new low because of Sunak’s aggressive anti-China tone in…

American security strategy

In its National Security Strategy released by the White House on October 12, the Biden administration asserts: “The PRC [People’s Republic of China] is the only competitor with both the…

Cyberspace policy

According to the Identity Theft Resource Centre (2021), the total number of data breaches in 2021 was 1,291 compared to 1,108 breaches in 2020. Cyber security experts estimate that by…

What will the new energy policy be?

A PML-N led coalition government recently came into power following the infamous ouster of former prime minister Imran Khan. The new government was instantly riddled with a long list of…