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Winning the War of Survival

Winning the War of Survival

Terrorism August 13, 2017 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

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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Operation Polo: International Law and Indian Annexation of Hyderabad Deccan

Operation Polo: International Law and Indian Annexation of Hyderabad Deccan

In 1947, the British Empire gave independence to the Indo Pak subcontinent forming the states of India and Pakistan. The British left the local rulers of the princely states the choice of whether to join one or the other; or to remain independent. The three most important of these states […]

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Why ISIS Failed to Gain Foothold in Pakistan?

Why ISIS Failed to Gain Foothold in Pakistan?

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the deadliest terrorist organization the world has witnessed so far, has failed to penetrate Pakistan despite attempting several times to set up its operational presence here. Despite its failure, the terror group has been able to attract several sympathizers and was also able […]

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Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard during curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, July 15, 2016. Curfew imposed in the disputed Himalayan region continued for the seventh straight day to check anti-India violence following the recent killing of Burhan Wani, chief of operations of Hizbul Mujahideen, Kashmir's largest rebel group. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

Applying the Concept of Sovereignty in Indian Occupied Kashmir

Being political in nature, the concept of sovereignty under jurisprudence means the authority and full power to govern without any interference or opposition. An important ingredient of sovereignty according to majority of the jurists is that it must be accepted with one voice, without any external or internal obstructions. This […]

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India: Israel’s Compadre

India: Israel’s Compadre

The recent visit to Israel by the Indian Prime Minister Narendar Damdordas Modi has made headlines in both countries. It was the first visit by an Indian leader to Israel in the last 70 years. Several significant agreements were signed between India and Israel over the three day visit. Among […]

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Curse of Authoritarianism: The Fever that it Plagues

Curse of Authoritarianism: The Fever that it Plagues

  Anatomy of humans is not very distinct from the anatomy of human society. Like human biology, a society also has an intrinsic biological and psychological structure wherein it follows the pattern of human evolution. Like growth of a human child with distinct cognitive ideas and practical behaviors prevailing at […]

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Recalling the Modus Vivendi of Burhan Wani

Recalling the Modus Vivendi of Burhan Wani

The experts have been vying hard to evolve and settle not only on the definitional aspects of terrorism and freedom fighter but on the causes of both the terms as well. It is another matter however that, no singular definition has been settled unanimously till date. Terrorism for one may […]

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Tackling Youth Bulge through Technical and Vocational Training

Tackling Youth Bulge through Technical and Vocational Training

Pakistan is currently facing youth bulge where 64% of the country’s total population is between the age group of 18-30 years, this youth bulge is expected to last for the next 20 years. Pakistan’s current population is around 184 million with an annual growth rate of 2.1%, which makes Pakistan […]

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Cursory Assessment of Pakistan’s 2017-18 Federal Budget

Cursory Assessment of Pakistan’s 2017-18 Federal Budget

Fiscal prudence, an ever pertinent concept in economics, becomes even more paramount when used for the government budgeting. However, the fiscal prudence in general is mostly trumped by populism, especially when the elections are nearing. The trend seems to have been reversed by the incumbent finance minister, Ishaq Dar. Two […]

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