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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 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 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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    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. 4-Issue No 35 16th October, 2020 INTRODUCTION During the last week, there has been an increase in the terrorist activities and crimes, especially in the provinces of KPK and Balochsitan and in the city of Karachi. Besides, a number of episodes and incidents of extremsim, sectarianism and intolerance has added to the gravity of […]

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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. 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. 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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