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Catalan Vote Sparks Political Battles In Spain

Catalan vote sparks political battles in Spain

Catalan separatists and their rivals sketched their battle plans Monday after the independence movement claimed victory in a divisive vote, plunging Spain into political uncertainty ahead of national elections. Groups…

Political Cons And White-collar Crooks

Political cons and white-collar crooks

Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif hit the nail right on the head when the other day he stressed the need for depoliticising the Sindh police with a view to shoring…

A Flawed Political Transition

A flawed political transition

A Last-Minute power-sharing deal has averted, at least for now, a crisis that threatened Afghanistan’s political transition which is extremely critical to the conclusion of the 13-year US war in…

Season Of Uncertainty

Season of uncertainty

With Afghanistan entering a more uncertain phase, the election crisis there meant that the recent Nato summit, already distracted by other geostrategic concerns, did little more than voice the alliance’s…

State Of Uncertainty

State of uncertainty

The meeting in New York between prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Manmohan Singh helped to ratchet down tensions that had surged in recent months between the two countries. It yielded…

Uncertainty Prevails

Uncertainty prevails

Predictably, an article in the New York Times stating that President Barack Obama was now seriously considering the option of retaining no troops in Afghanistan after 2014 has provoked reaction…

Veracity In Emerging Political System

Veracity in emerging political system

What if is a question that everyone is asking? What if the elections do not deliver, what if the next elections leave a lot to be expected? What if and…