Month: August 2020

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Strengthening Ties, Tourism, & Trade

Written by Henri Kouam 6:47 pm

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, the star project of the Belt and Road Initiative, holds immense potential for improved ties, increased tourism, and enhanced trade between the two countries. Moreover, due to the changing global travel policies and SOPs, particularly in the United States, Pakistan may become a more lucrative tourist destination for Chinese travelers.
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Coronavirus and Migration: Redefining Global Movement

Written by Amna Babar 6:30 pm

Coronavirus, like every other pandemic, has acutely impacted migration patterns. The adoption of containment measures and border closures in almost every continent has further endangered the safety of migrants — and has left them in limbo. In Hungary and U.S., for example, there is growing resentment and discrimination towards immigrants as they are viewed as carriers of the virus.
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The War In Yemen: The Largest Humanitarian Crisis in the World

Written by Henri Kouam 7:00 pm

Yemen is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world with around 80% of the population requiring humanitarian assistance. Unfortunately states such as Saudi Arabia and non-state actors have continued to spoil Yemen for their own advantage. The article considers regional stabilization to be the panacea for Yemen.
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The George Floyd Protests: A Nation Struggling For Breath

Written by Sijel Khan 6:45 pm

George Floyd’s death was fuel for the Black Lives Matter movement across America and the world. However, it remains to be seen whether the outcome will impact years of policy inertia. The protests have achieved a few things: from banning chokeholds to raising the issue of police brutality in the national and global consciousness. The coming American elections are likely to show how years of oppression and injustice galvanize change.
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Saudi Arabia and Turkey: A Deteriorating Relationship

Written by Henri Kouam 6:29 pm

Both nation states are in the way of each other’s objectives, prompting both Saudi Arabia and Turkey to maneuver astutely and find their trump cards.
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The Impact of Digital Information in Pakistan: The Case of Qandeel Baloch

Written by Shaheera Syed 7:00 pm

The paper employs the case of Qandeel Baloch and the technological ramifications that followed before and after her death. It also analyses the digital revolution and its waves in Pakistan.
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The GCC and Israel: An Unholy Alliance

Written by Henri Kouam 7:00 pm

In recent years, diplomatic relations between the Muslim Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and Israel have expanded – which was previously thought to be impossible due to Israel’s mistreatment and annexation of Palestinian lands. Most recently and shockingly, however, the UAE recognized Israel as a state and both countries have officially began diplomatic relations upsetting many Muslims around the world.
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The Demise of the Indian Media Under BJP Rule

Written by Sarmad Ishfaq 1:22 am

India’s media today is characterized by prejudice & jingoism. The BJP is cited as the main culprit for this sordid state of the media. From the use of threats and violence to the use of bribery and fame, the BJP and its trolls have succeeded in making the media its veritable arm.
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Pakistan: A Struggling Economy Amidst the Coronavirus

Written by Aleena Imran 1:21 am

Like all economies, Pakistan’s too has fallen ill to the coronavirus pandemic. The article specifically focuses on the impact the virus has had on Pakistan’s tourism sector, food & agriculture, SMEs, & also the manufacturing & mining sector.
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Getting Away With Murder: The Illegal Israeli Settlements

Written by Henri Kouam 1:19 am

Although Israel has repeatedly contravened international law, it has carefully avoided accountability for its violations regarding Palestine. Its construction of settlements on occupied West Bank and Gaza is a breach of international law and another grave injustice against the Palestinians.
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Hezbollah and Its Influence on the Media

Written by Noor Ul Huda 1:15 am

This paper demonstrates the versatility and vulnerability of the media concerning the power and position of overt militant organizations – in this case Hezbollah.
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The Curious Case of Syria and State Terrorism

Written by Maryam Salman 1:14 am

Rarely acknowledged, there are many concrete examples of state terrorism in history. Syria and state terrorism are analyzed in this paper to understand how Bashar al-Assad has evaded accountability thus far – and how it has now become imperative for states to be called out when violating basic human rights.
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Civil Society and Child Rights in Pakistan

Written by Amna Babar 1:13 am

Pakistan’s civil society – made up of varying entities – plays an integral role in fighting for child rights in the country. The civil society fights against child rights violations through different channels: From awareness campaigns to influencing policy decisions.
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America’s Humanitarian Intervention Failure Post-Cold War

Written by Saba Imran 1:05 am

To discover the reason behind the United States’s failure in integrating the humanitarian intervention policy, the paper traces the pertinent regimes and events that involved humanitarian intervention by the US.
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Germany’s Influence in EU and Global Politics

Written by Sumaira Waseem 1:01 am

As a state with tremendous influence and potential, it is expected of Germany to assume a more assertive approach, both internally and externally.
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