Sunday, June 24, 2018

Forthcoming water crisis for Pakistan

By Senator Rehman Malik Water is a basic necessity of life from the day one of human existence. The world entered into modern era with generation of energy, which is through oil and water. The...

Serious diminution in educated talent in Pakistan

By Dr. Ishrat Hussain There is little doubt the main driver of growth and shared prosperity in the 21st century is the knowledge economy. The evidence of this has already been demonstrated by Japan,...

Pakistan’s political bear hug with Russia

By Adnan Rehmat Pakistan offered Russia a "multidimensional strategic partnership" on the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic relationship on May 1, adding new depth to their entente in place of bilateral ties better known historically...

Why Hazaras ask – are we Pakistanis?

By Manzoor Ahmed Hazarvi In May this year, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, posed a fundamental question to the government of Pakistan--Are the Hazaras not Pakistani citizens? This question has profound...

NISP report: Startling revelations about terrorism

By Lal Khan Last week a new National Internal Security Policy (NISP) report for 2018-2023, formulated by over 120 experts and bureaucrats was released. It made some startling revelations: "The threat of transnational terrorism is...

Launch of my book and first Iftar of Woolf Institute

By Akbar Ahmed I have been fortunate to live in and visit many incredible communities around the globe. But time and time again, my heart leads me back to one of the world's most beautiful...

West shall never win Afghanistan – Why?

By Ahmed Faruqui The British campaign in Afghanistan, from 2006 onwards, was focused on the province of Helmand. It is the largest province, which covers nine percent of the country's area, but houses only four...

Pakistan with Saudi Arabia over missile attacks

By Javed Hafeez Non-state actors are individuals or groups who hold influence and are partially or wholly independent of governments. They can be violent or non-violent. Philanthropic organizations working for health, education and poverty alleviation...

2018 – a year of change in Pakistan

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan In Pakistan, stage is being set to hold general elections. Political parties have been allotted their desired election symbols, political parties are in process to issue the tickets to their favourite...

Unforgettable incidents during my exile

By Senator Rehman Malik It is very popular phrase that history always repeats itself but the fact is that history reminds us those incidents which may lead important tasks in future. Here, I am recalling...