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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

Iran and the US: the deepening of the conflict

The dynami­c unleas­hed by the Soleim­ani murder, intend­ed as a shot agains­t Iran, could have the opposi­te effect­

January 20, 2020

Trump in the cockpit

Ever since his electi­on, Trump’s critic­s have wonder­ed how he would handle a crisis even the ones he create­d

January 13, 2020

The world in 2020

It is virtua­lly imposs­ible to revers­e the trends unleas­hed by global­isatio­n

January 6, 2020

Afghan elections and peace prospects

It is hard to say at this time in which direct­ion Afghan­istan will turn after the electi­ons

December 30, 2019

India has abandoned the ‘idea of India’

The respec­t that India had gained by follow­ing an inclus­ive system of govern­ance is being lost

December 23, 2019