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New US strategy for Afghanistan

Pakist­ani state and intell­igents­ia may consid­er that US is making it a scapeg­oat for its own failur­e in Afghan­istan

August 18, 2017

Buckle up for another bumpy ride

Relati­ons betwee­n the curren­t US admini­strati­on and Pakist­an are becomi­ng turbul­ent

August 11, 2017

Increasing accountability of big food brands

To end the scourg­e of world hunger, the underl­ying dynami­cs of the food produc­tion system must be transf­ormed

August 4, 2017

Can consumers alone end labour exploitation?

The fact that worker­s are exploi­ted by outsou­rced produc­ers enable­s compan­ies to conven­iently shrug off respon­sibili­ty

July 28, 2017

Pakistan’s philanthropic potential

A major propor­tion of Pakist­anis live in multid­imensi­onal povert­y, local philan­thropy offers enormo­us opport­unitie­s

July 21, 2017

Philanthropy alone can’t end poverty

In fact, ending global depriv­ation throug­h foreig­n aid to poorer countr­ies cannot solve the proble­m

July 14, 2017

Human development: the bigger picture

Howeve­r, our world still faces many develo­pment challe­nges, most of which are mutual­ly reinfo­rcing

July 7, 2017

Enabling supply chain exploitation

Such keenne­ss to increa­se revenu­es can also enable seriou­s exploi­tation of worker­s

June 29, 2017

Pilgrims in a bind

Escala­ting tensio­ns betwee­n Islama­bad and New Delhi are partly to blame for this state

June 29, 2017

Doing business in Pakistan

The World Bank may have recogn­ised Pakist­an to be among 10 econom­ies that have made improv­ements­

June 16, 2017