The Informal Economy of Pakistan: Obstacles and Opportunities
The informal economy of Pakistan has increasingly complemented the formal sector, but the lack of capital and expertise are the main obstacles that persist. Hence, the government should take decisive measures in repairing these economic and fiscal anomalies.
Bangladesh and its 50 Years of Independence
Today, Bangladesh celebrates its golden jubilee of independence from Pakistan. The country’s social and economic development has only accelerated in the 50 years since its inception and despite Bangladesh’s troubling South Asian dynamics, its economic and social growth continues to thrive. The main reason behind such growth Bangladesh’s commitment to a secular polity.
Racism in the British Royal Family?
Allegations of racism have been leveled against the British royal family, which have been claimed to be false by some and palpably true by others. Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, has revealed, in a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, the virulent racism within the walls of the British royal family’s palaces.
Incensed Russia Protests with Navalny
The events of last year, along with Navalny’s trial, have left the Kremlin in a tight spot. The only options it has now, come with repercussions, creating a dilemma.
The Plight of the Hazara Community
Concrete and comprehensive measures are imperative for the curtailment of persecution and religious extremism against the Hazara community.
Uighur Muslims in China: Persecution and Forceful Assimilation
Uighur Muslims in China are subjected to harsh atrocities and persecution in order to bring them closer to a Chinese identity.
Reaping What You Sow: Protesting India’s Agricultural Reforms
The farmers consider the recent agricultural reforms in India a reason for their indignation. They have demanded a rescission of these repressive laws.
Indian Chronicles: Disinformation Warfare Against Pakistan
EU DisinfoLab has recently unearthed an Indian propaganda that aims to paint a negative picture of Pakistan globally. Such instances are not recent, as can be found in EU DisinfoLab’s report.
The Rise of Populism in the World
The rise of populism is to be expected in recent times of disintegration and economic disparity. Populists sit behind a veil of democracy, running the state on anti-liberal values.
Iran’s Nuclear Prowess: A Resurgence
Iran continues to develop its nuclear program in the hopes of asserting influence to secure its power and influence. Israel, however, keeps a watchful eye on Iran’s development.
Thucydides Trap: China and the US Destined for War?
To become a superpower, a state must have massive economic and military assets. The United States, however, is impervious to China’s supremacy and will continue to reject, by all means, the superpower status of China — the war between China and the U.S. is a testament to China’s growing powers.
Ethiopian Civil War: A Rude Awakening
Prime Minister Abiy faces retaliation for disregarding Tigray’s leaders, causing a gaping chasm between the ethnic groups. This deliberate ignorance will lead to his undoing.
The Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Deal: Investing in the South Caucasus
The peace deal has yielded up the control of Nagorno-Karabakh to Azerbaijan. This settlement could prove to be markedly advantageous to the South Caucasus; however, it could also intensify the deep-seated animosity between the two states.
America amid the Tumultuous 2020 Presidential Election
The 2020 US Presidential election is here, and the results are greatly anticipated, with Covid-19 becoming an influential consideration. The results of this election would most probably determine the fate of America’s democracy.
Turkey’s Foreign Relations: A Game of Chess
Turkey is widely known for its distinctive foreign policy. Its active involvement in the affairs of several nation-states continues to strengthen and expand in almost every direction.
Will Lukashenko’s Belarus Prevail or Fall?
President Lukashenko’s sustained grip on Belarus has forced the citizens to protest against the authoritarian regime of 26 years, which will probably last for another decade or so, if democracy continues to be stifled. Russian alliance has bolstered Lukashenko’s unyielding position of maintaining his regime, considering that both nations have put Tsikhanouskaya, the opposition leader, on their wanted lists.
Growing Arab-Israel Relations: Who Will Fall Next?
The Arab-Israel relations have gathered considerable momentum in the past one month, ever since Israel’s peace deals with the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain. Similar developments will surely follow, and analysts are already speculating about the prospective Arab states.