Thursday , 17 January 2019

Opinion

PTI Policies Hurting the Common Businessman

The PTI came to power in 2018 amid much fanfare and with a mandate to bring about real change across the country. Their major campaign promise had been to completely eradicate corruption from Pakistan, and to implement a comprehensive and transparent process of accountability that would bring the perpetrators of these crimes to justice. They also vowed to stem the …

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Brexit : Whats next if PM May’s Deal is Rejected?

Brexit, UK’s anticipated exit from the European Union, has kept an entire nation of 62 million united in anticipation on what the year 2019 brings to their fate and that of their country’s. On Tuesday, 14th December, 2019, members of parliament in the UK are expected to hold their all-important vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for the UK’s …

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The 2019 Indian General Elections and Developing Indo-Pak Ties

India’s anti-Pakistan foreign policy posture has notably intensified over the past five years. With the 2019 Indian general elections just a few months away, several political parties in India are intent on working the ‘Pakistan angle’ and have dubbed curbing Pakistan’s growing influence as a crucial ‘national security issue’. Members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have particularly upped …

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Made in Pakistan

The Prime Minister of Pakistan has been scrambling to find funding from the ‘friendly’ countries, while negotiating terms for a bail-out package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Facing large fiscal deficits the country is in dire need of funding to plug the gaps in the short-run, while the focus in the longer term needs to be squarely on increasing …

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Indian false flag operations and lawfare tactics

The year 2016 was saturated with Indian blame games against Pakistan and several cross-border violations. January 2016 manifested the Pathankot attacks on an Indian airbase, the immediate Indian response pointed to militant outfits and Pakistani complicity. The Pathankot issue soon died down – without revealing any substantial links to Pakistan. Later in the year- in September 2016- India once again …

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The Defining Moment

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has acquitted Asia Bibi in the blasphemy case. She lost eight years of her life for a crime that she did not commit and no one can return those years to her and her life remains under threat. The country has been brought to a virtual standstill by the right-wing religious parties and some individuals, …

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Obvious perceptions

Few weeks back Zardari, his sister and three of their main henchmen were produced before the Banking Court. These fellows are not yet convicted but are accused of astronomical volumes of money laundering through hundreds of fake accounts. So were and are Sharifs being brought before NAB Courts albeit they are convicts. Have you noticed the difference between the two …

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Why The World Is Laughing at Donald Trump

When it was first announced that President Donald Trump would be chairing the UNGA meeting, reactions ranging from dread to amused anticipation swept across the spectrum of global opinion. When the President on the morning of 25th September stood on the historic podium of the General Assembly that has been graced by towering figures in history, the last reaction that …

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