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Read perceptive and engaging articles on Pakistan, international relations, and global current affairs written by students and graduates from around the world.

#EndSARS in Nigeria: Speaking Against Systemic Oppression

Written by Sarosh Ibrahim 6:47 pm

A recent social media campaign demanding End Special Anti-Robbery Squad or #EndSARS has gained attention after years of systemic police...

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Will Lukashenko’s Belarus Prevail or Fall?

Written by Muzamil Wasti 6:47 pm

President Lukashenko's sustained grip on Belarus has forced the citizens to protest against the authoritarian regime of 26 years, which...

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Growing Arab-Israel Relations: Who Will Fall Next?

Written by Muzamil Wasti 6:41 pm

The Arab-Israel relations have gathered considerable momentum in the past one month, ever since Israel's peace deals with the United Arab...

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The Adversity Faced by the Rohingya People

Written by Sadia Atta 6:41 pm

Stateless refugees, the Rohingya Muslims find themselves in limbo — and in desperate need of humanitarian assistance. The international...

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Pakistan and Azerbaijan: A Strategic Alliance

Written by Sumaira Waseem 6:47 pm

An alliance that is secured by mutual support and burgeoning trade relations, Azerbaijan and Pakistan relations have amplified remarkably...

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Azerbaijan and Armenia: The Conflict Explained

Written by Muzamil Wasti 6:47 pm

The South Caucasus pulsates with the sounds of an incipient war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The Nagorno-Karabakh region remains the...

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The East Timor Conflict: When Military Intervention Works

Written by Mehwish Kayani 6:47 pm

Indonesia invaded and occupied East Timor in 1975. Tensions escalated to a boil in 1999 when East Timor voted for independence. The ensuant...

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Domestic Abuse in Pakistan: A Ticking Bomb

Written by Amna Khan 6:52 pm

According to research, 90% of women in Pakistan have faced domestic violence. Although the number does not come as a surprise, it is...

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The Social Exclusion of Transgenders in Pakistan

Written by Arfah Zia 6:58 pm

Transgenders have invariably been ostracized in Pakistan and hence suffer economically and mentally. Although recognized as citizens by...

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Recommendations for the Intra-Afghan Peace Process

Written by Sarmad Ishfaq 6:47 pm

Although the intra-Afghan peace process sounds promising on paper for Afghans and vested parties alike, fulfilling it will require serious...

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Pakistan & The November Lockdown? Possibilities & Prevention

Written by Maryam Farooq 6:44 pm

Will Pakistan's decision of re-opening educational institutions cause another wave of COVID-19? If so, that will surely propel another...

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Holy Places of Sikhism: The Guru Nanak’s Gift to Pakistan

Written by Sarmad Ishfaq 6:47 pm

The legacy of the founder of the Sikh faith, Guru Nanak, can be felt throughout the subcontinent. Pakistan, in particular, is blessed with...

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The Libyan Civil War: Another Battlefield for Foreign Powers

Written by Henri Kouam 6:47 pm

The highly divisive civil war in Libya, wherein the standoff is between some of the central UN member states and the UN itself, could...

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India vs. China in Ladakh: A Case of Indian Military Frailty

Written by Henri Kouam 6:47 pm

The ongoing skirmish in Ladakh against China has exposed the Indian military's capabilities. Although India has the third-largest defense...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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