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Water security

Pakistan is facing a severe water shortage. The average reduction of water in the major water stores of Pakistan has been recorded around 40 per cent. Water reduction in Mangla…

Petrol, people and policy

The ‘tough’ and ‘bold’ decisions that this government was being urged to take are finally here. In fact, ‘shock therapy’ would be the more appropriate term to describe the government’s…

Security crises

The United States says it has partnered militarily with Nigerian forces because it sees Nigeria’s legitimate and serious security concerns, including the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria and the…

A security pact

Thinktanks across Australia, tanked with cash from US sources and keen to think in furious agreement, are all showing how delighted they are with the AUKUS security pact and what…

Domestic foreign policy issues

A country’s leadership is supposed to serve its economic and security interests, advance people’s wellbeing, and respond to their aspirations for progress. These objectives are achieved with a combination of…

Ensuring water security

During the past six months, Pakistan has experienced unusually hot and humid weather and unprecedented shortages of water in the Indus Basin canal system, disruption of all kinds of farming…

Bailouts and national security

Pakistan eagerly await for the IMF to release $1.17 billion that the nation needs to prevent the economy from tumbling into a profound crisis. Just last month, Pakistan reached a…

Manufacturing a policy

The eagerness of the US to start, provoke or engage in wars is well known but what is not commonly known or understood are the reasons. The Russian aggression in…