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Quaid’s Vision Of Foreign Policy

Quaid’s vision of foreign policy

The Founder of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah had envisioned the newly independent Muslim state's foreign policy to be one of "peace with all, and enmity with none". Pakistan must…

IP Pipeline: The Energy Corridor

IP pipeline: the energy corridor

Amidst heightened frenzy of elections approaching in Pakistan, the President of Pakistan announced the commencement of Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline (IP)on March 11, 2013.The purpose of this project was to import…

The Rule By Average Man

The rule by average man

Is Pakistan governed by average politicians? For how does one consider the equivalence of general competence in a politician? If the essential principles are based on equality then Pakistan has…

Monopoly On Wisdom

Monopoly on wisdom

The recent book by a former chief of the general staff of the Pakistan Army has only added to what was generally known in informed circles, and once again there…

The Cup And The Lip

The cup and the lip

Amidst heightened frenzy of elections approaching in Pakistan, presidents of both the Islamic Republics of Iran and Pakistan jointly laid down the foundation stone of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline (IP)…

Not A New Entity

Not a new entity

The battle for the youth vote, especially in Punjab, continues to rage in the run-up to the general elections. Each week, news outlets publish articles warning that youth ballots could…

Emerging Economies

Emerging economies

Since long, Pakistan is locked up in a situation of economic volatility, infrastructural deficit, financial disaster in public sector entities and growing poverty. Reformatory policies undertaken by different sectors of…

The State And Economic Development

The state and economic development

The role of the Pakistani state in the country’s economy has recently come under scrutiny - in reference to the ongoing electricity and natural gas/CNG crisis. The argument usually put…

Reko Diq: Technical Knockout?

Reko Diq: technical knockout?

The honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan has finally declared the award of Reko Diq copper project's lease to a foreign joint venture Tethyan as illegal. This almost seals the fate…