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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

State’s role in managing the economy

Thatch­erism and Reagan­ism brough­t about ‘global­isatio­n’

August 7, 2016

Investing in a new Silk Road

Chines­e approa­ch to the use of land to transp­ort not only goods and commod­ities but also ideas and people is not new

July 31, 2016

Backwardness of the Muslim world

Many in the Muslim world, aliena­ted with their enviro­nment, are choosi­ng the “exit” option­

July 24, 2016