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The games we play

Raoof Hasan It is generally understood that track-II engagements can potentially play an important role in bridging differences between countries. This is primarily so because what cannot and may not be discussed at the government-to-government level for one or the other reason can be debated candidly at this level for …

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Who Killed Lt. Ummer Fayaz

Muhammad Ali Baig Is it that much easy to abduct a trained, qualified, skilled and a well-groomed Indian Army Officer? How and why India used or perhaps abused and exploited an expendable Muslim Kashmiri young man? Who are the main beneficiaries of Fayaz’s cold-blooded murder? Apart from Indian Army, who …

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The Well Being of Punjab

Ali Safdar In the coming years, the basic challenge for Punjab’s economy is to grow at a fast rate to provide quality jobs to young people entering the workforce every year. For sustained improvement in living standards, economic growth has to be private sector-led, employment-intensive and exports-oriented. The primary focus …

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BRICS dropped bricks on Pakistan

Dr Ejaz Hussain The recently concluded BRICS Summit hosted by Beijing turned out to be nightmare for Pakistani authorities who were already in a state of shock over the withdrawal of the Chinese and Indian forces from the much hyped Doklam zone. The latter marked not only strategic and diplomatic …

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Trumped foreign policy

Andleeb Abbas “We should leave Afghanistan immediately. No more wasted lives. Rebuild the US first.” Said Donald Trump in 2013. That has been and was the center of his election campaign thereafter. That was one of the reasons he won as a President. That was a part of his foreign …

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Drug Ambivalence and Social Control

Sehrish Shamroze Khan, Islamabad According to a survey report, there are 7.6 million drug addicts in the country, out of which 78 percent are men and 22 percent women; the rate of increase in the number of drug addicts is 40,000 a year. When young people engage in alcohol and …

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Mending fences with Kabul

Moonis Ahmar In a meeting of National Security Committee (NSC) held in Islamabad on August 16 it was decided to mend fences with Kabul by unfreezing diplomatic, political and security ties with Afghanistan and to address issues which are a cause of fomenting irritants between the two neighbours. In a …

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Stop genocide in Myanmar

Irfan Ahmed Arain No religion preaches or supports any sort of oppression. It is a radicalized and extremist mindset which leads to the complete destruction of society. The atrocities being committed against the Rohingya highlights the fact that humanity is lost. It is evident from the pictures and videos on …

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