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  • Barcelona Tragedy: Europe on the Battlefront

    Barcelona Tragedy: Europe on the Battlefront

    IS has steadily lost ground in the Middle East, including territorial defeats and physical losses, yet still increasingly maintains the ability to direct and coordinate terrorist attacks in Europe. Thursday’s tragedy in Barcelona that left 13 dead and a 100 injured was the latest reflection of this seemingly perverse relationship. […]

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  • The Compounding Woes of Venezuela

    The Compounding Woes of Venezuela

    Venezuela is on the cusp of an economic collapse as President Nicolas Maduro seems to be adamant on destroying the fragile democratic institutions or whatever little remains of them. It is quite a long way from the place that was once the most prosperous country in Latin America. It was […]

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  • Winning the War of Survival

    Winning the War of Survival

    The emergence of Pakistan on the world map was not an end to the journey of struggle and sacrifices. It was just the beginning. Following its independence, the country faced a number of issues of alarming nature. Some of the main issues included the rehabilitation of refugees, unfair boundary distribution […]

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  • The Quest for Nuclear Security

    The Quest for Nuclear Security

    In the aftermath of World War II, as the United States began its pursuit for global hegemony, the issue of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons came to the fore. One way of establishing its dominion on the international front was by confining the number of Nuclear Weapon States (NWS) exclusively to […]

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  • Violence in the Name of Cow Protection in India

    Violence in the Name of Cow Protection in India

    With the assumption of power by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in May 2014, Hindutva-linked cow protection groups have resurged back in the spotlight by either killing or beating cattle traders, beef-eaters and daily farmers, mostly Muslims and Dalits. The majority of India’s Hindus consider cows as sacred. The cow is […]

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