• Pakistan: Special Economic Zones and CPEC0

    by Qura Tul Ain Hafeez    16/3/2018 Economic Expansion, high prices, and inflation are the issues on which one can talk for hours. The scarcity of resources, energy crises and lack of industrial modernization are the challenges which Pakistan has been facing for past many decades. Despite the advantages of geographical setting, the country could

  • Missile Development in South Asia: Strategic Assessment of 20170

    Asma Khalid        16/3/2018 The South Asia action-reaction dynamics and complex strategic geometry forces India and Pakistan to maintain qualitative and quantitative edge in strategic weapons. Both nuclear neighbors are tangled in traditional security competition and enhancing their strategic force capabilities rapidly. India’s pursuit of sophisticated technology and long-range ballistic missile development has

  • Sir Syed, Muslim Nationalism and Kashmir0

    By: Aabid Rehman Pala         16/3/2018 You would come across many people in your life who at times would save you from somebody’s wrath but very few who would then be concerned about your well being and then put you on the right path. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was one among the few.

  • Efforts to rewrite Indian history worry Christians, Muslims0

    Government committee set up to prove Hindus are direct descendants of the country’s first inhabitants The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was commissioned in 1632 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. There are fears that if Hindu hardliners get their way, the history of India’s Muslims will focus on them as being invaders. (Photo from

  • Troubled Myanmar’s economy loses its shine0

    Rising inflation, ethnic conflict are among challenges impeding the potential of ‘Asia’s last frontier’ Workers offload gravel from boats moored on the Irrawaddy River in Bagan in this file photo taken on Nov. 28, 2016. (Photo by Dale De La Rey/AFP) Ate Hoekstra, Yangon  Myanmar March 15, 2018 It’s 5 o’clock in the afternoon when thousands

  • Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence is a book written by Jaswant Singh0

          After writing the book, this high-ranking politician of the Hindu-revivalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) created controversy both within his party and throughout India.  Between 1998 and 2004, while in the Union cabinet, Singh was in charge of External Affairs, Defence and the Finance Ministry of India. Following the 2004 elections, the BJP


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