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Anti-Americanism: rhetoric and reality

Imran Khan’s PTI rushed to condemn the recent meeting between former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and the US ambassador to Pakistan, Donald Blome, as “a significant intrusion into Pakistan’s internal…

COP28 in a time of chaos

The raging Israeli violence in Gaza is feared to cast a dark shadow on the upcoming COP28 climate summit as the climate discussions are also not immune to abusive power…

Quintessential Riyal Politik

Saudi crown prince and de facto ruler Mohammad bin Salman’s recent interview to Fox TV was a classing exercise in strategic ambiguity, saying plenty yet leaving more questions than answers,…

India’s carte blanche

The Arthashastra, Chanakya’s 4BCE Sanskrit exposition, is a book on statecraft that introduced an empire-running module expounding upon Chanakya’s theory of conquer or be conquered. As against the age old…

Responsible tourism

A video clip of a family that went on a tour to the northern regions of the country has gone viral on social media. In the middle of the night,…