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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 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. 5-Issue No 43 27th December, 2020 Editorial Spanner in the Afghan Peace Process Afghan President Ashraf Ghani can be the biggest casualty of successful Afghan peace process. Albeit he might escape the fate Dr.Najibullah met at the hands of Mujahideen, he might have to flee from Afghanistan. President Ghani is well aware of this […]

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    Vol. 5-Issue No 41 11th December, 2020 Editorial NICC WILL TIGHTEN THE NOOSE AGAINST TERRORISTS National Intelligence Coordination Committee (NICC), Pakistan, has been formed to bring the over two dozen intelligence organisations in the country closer, to share intelligence, mainly to counter terrorism. The legacy of intelligence failures in relation to Osama Bin Laden Abbottabad […]

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    Vol. 5-Issue No 37 02nd November, 2020 INTRODUCTION During the period under review terrorist acts at Quetta and Peshawar gave a clear indication of the resurgence of terrorism in various parts of Pakistan. In Quetta the blast took place while the PDM jalsa was taking place there. The next jalsa of PDM is scheduled to be […]

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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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    Vol. 5-Issue No 44 05th January, 2021 Editorial China-Pakistan New year Resolution  On the new year eve, on completion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Pak-China diplomatic relations, Pakistan’s foreign mminister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, had one-hour telephonic conversation to exchange views on Covid-19, bilateral relations, regional […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 41 19th December, 2020 Editorial Will India attempt a surgical strike against Pakistan? India is straining at the leash to restore the image of its armed forces which was badly bruised by the humiliating fiasco of downed Indian jet and capture of its pilot Abhinandan and further drubbing of the Indian soldiers […]

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    Vol. 5-Issue No 39 23rd November, 2020 Editorial THE RISING THREATS Pakistan is grappling with internal threats of terrorism, extremism and radicalization and external threats from the belligerent forces at its eastern and western borders. The complexity of situation compounds when the sources and perpetrators of both threats, internal and external, support and supplement each […]

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