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Pakistan’s past relations with the US

Pakist­an’s relati­ons with the US have deteri­orated signif­icantl­y in the final years of the Barack Obama presid­ency

October 16, 2016

Addressing climate change

Prime Minist­er Narend­ra Modi is the main reason for India’s impres­sive moves in the area

October 9, 2016

The US and the state of world politics

The “end of histor­y” celebr­ation by Franci­s Fukuya­ma in his best-sellin­g book of that title turned out to be premat­ure

October 2, 2016

World refugee problem

An unprec­edente­d 65.3 millio­n people have been forced from home

September 25, 2016

Pakistan’s large stunted population

Pakist­an has not manage­d well its well-endowe­d sector of agricu­lture

September 18, 2016

It is more than a clash of civilisations

The geogra­phic state from which the Islami­c State would spread out to the rest of the world is in Iraq and Syria

September 11, 2016

The Pakistani state in its 70th year

The countr­y is now in the proces­s of establ­ishing a politi­cal order that is likely to be also largel­y inclus­ive

September 4, 2016

West and the Muslim world

Religi­on is one, but not the only reason, why the Muslim world is so unsett­led at this time

August 28, 2016

If Afghanistan collapses…

Three of its immedi­ate neighb­ours will be seriou­sly affect­ed

August 21, 2016

Trade wrongly blamed

The world is likely to pay a heavy price for the United States’ 2016 presid­ential electi­ons

August 14, 2016