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Vol. 7-Issue No 58 04th May, 2021 Editorial Yet Another Charlie Strikes EU Parliament has adopted a resolution to review Pakistan’s eligibility for GSP Plus status in the light of the protests of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) over blasphemy issue and more importantly Prime Minister Imran Khan’s alleged provocative statement on countering Islamophobia just as Holocaust […]

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    Vol. 7-Issue No 57 26th April, 2021 Editorial The Great Surrender Sunday 18th April was an ugly day. The activists of banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) and police engaged in skirmishes at Chowk Yateemkhana Lahore. Eleven police men, including a DSP, were taken hostage by the TLP activists. Police fired and killed at least three TLP […]

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    Vol. 7-Issue No 54 03rd April, 2021 Editorial On Sale-State Bank or Pakistan In an unprecedented move, the State Bank of Pakistan is likely to be given under control of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  A move, which is being seen as tinkering with the sovereignty of the country. It would amount to give financial […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 51 12th March, 2021 Editorial NEED TO BRIDLE THE RISE OF TERRORISM After witnessing a conspicuous reduction in terrorism in Pakistan from 2014 onwards, there seems to be a noticeable rise in the terrorist acts again in 2020-21, especially in KPK and Balochistan. Karachi is also facing some increase in the terrorist […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 49 18th February, 2021 Editorial PAK US RELATIONS IN BIDEN ERA The new US president Joe Biden served as the Vice President from 2009 to 2017. Therefore, he has good knowledge of the issues related to West and South Asia and adequate experience to deal with Pakistan. No doubt, the times have […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 45 13th January, 2021 Editorial ISLAMIC STATE’S FOOT-PRINTS IN PAKISTAN The brutal killing of 11 Hazara shias in Kuchh, Balochistan on 4 January, 2021, was carried out by the terrorist organization, Islamic State, (IS) as claimed by it. IS has gained good foothold in Afghanistan and is called Islamic State in Khorasan […]

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    Vol. 7-Issue No 56 19th April, 2021 Editorial TLP Strikes Again The state has always failed to tackle and tame the proxies produced or patronised by it. The sordid history stinks with a long list of propped up political, religious and jihadi organisations that created serious problems for the security, stability and unity of the […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 53 27th March, 2021 Editorial Pak-India détente-How? Overnight Pakistan and India have stopped firing at the Line of Control and given up spewing hate at each other; presenting themselves as perfectly friendly innocuous neighbours who have no issues to quarrel over. Peace is no doubt the most preferred option so every Pakistani and […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 50 26th February, 2021 Editorial Fastidious FATF Pakistan strived hard to meet the requirements of the 27-point FATF plan to come out of the grey list. With constant efforts it managed to address twenty-four (24) points successfully. There was a high hope to get favourable response from FATF members this time. However, […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 47 01st February, 2021 Editorial Aviation Amelioration COVID pandemic has badly hit the aviation industry across the world. In October 2020, the number of flights worldwide decreased by 46.4 percent in comparison with the same month in 2019. In some countries the decline in the number of passenger flights reached over 90 percent, for […]

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