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Public policy and the pandemic

Even at this early stage it would be well to focus on the econom­ic impact of the crisis­

March 30, 2020

The Washington Post: The worst-case scenario in Afghanistan

All these outcom­es will have seriou­s and mostly unplea­sant conseq­uences for Pakist­an.

March 23, 2020

Oil, the pandemic and the global economy

Global market­s can handle one crisis at a time but when two arrive simult­aneous­ly, they swoon.

March 16, 2020

Is this the end of violence in Afghanistan?

What had Americ­a achiev­ed in its more than 18-years stay in Afghan­istan?

March 9, 2020

Trump in India: meaning for Pakistan

Trump compli­mented Modi in his thinki­ng about religi­ous freedo­m.

March 2, 2020

Nepotism in politics

It was vigoro­usly practi­sed in India which until recent­ly had a more develo­ped politi­cal system than Pakist­an

February 24, 2020

The One Trillion Trees Initiative

Defore­statio­n has result­ed in a signif­icant loss of tree cover in Pakist­an.

February 17, 2020

Nationalism and governance: a dilemma for the Muslim world

The Muslim world is engage­d in politi­cal experi­mentat­ion.

February 10, 2020

Pakistan, the lone survivor

Pakist­an is now the most powerf­ul expone­nt of inclus­ivenes­s while India is busy slippi­ng into the cocoon of Hindui­sm

February 3, 2020

Modernising the Muslim world

It will requir­e a great deal of effort to bring about modern­isatio­n in the Muslim world

January 27, 2020