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One Year Of Trump

One year of Trump

Donald Trump’s entry into the White House was an event of monumental proportions that caught the world unawares. Political pundits in Washington and around the world dismissed him as a…

Narrowing The Gulf

Narrowing the gulf

In a recent visit to Beijing to attend a seminar, the earnestness of Chinese scholars to wish for Pakistan to come out of its multifarious troubles was unmistakable. What was…

A Strategic Shift

A strategic shift

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has outlined a new American policy whereby countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the main focus of America’s national…

Let Sanity Prevail

Let sanity prevail

Although the recent ‘provocative’ statement by Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat may have created a ripple of excitement among Hindu zealots, it has frightened all those pacifists in the two…

Let Sanity Prevail

Let sanity prevail

Although the recent ‘provocative’ statement by Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat may have created a ripple of excitement among Hindu zealots, it has frightened all those pacifists in the two…

A World Divided

A world divided

A spread view of the world’s map is most revealing and may help understand better how the new world is turning out. The Pacific Ocean acts as the divider of…

The Power Of LNG

The power of LNG

The contracts for, and import of, liquefied natural gas (LNG) by the previous PML-N government have been subject to much speculation. A lot of airtime has been devoted over the…

The Afghan War

The Afghan war

We expect 17-year-olds to have learned a great deal starting from infancy, and yet full-grown adults have proven incapable of knowing anything about Afghanistan during the course of 17 years…