Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Understanding security vulnerabilities in space

By Mahvish Malik The Common Heritage of Mankind Principle is a diverse concept in 21st century. It can be defined as certain global commons or elements regarded as beneficial to humanity as a whole should not be unilaterally exploited by

Russia & China offer the SCO platform for India-Pak de-escalation

By M. K. Bhadrakumar Saudi Arabia is pushing forward as mediator between India and Pakistan with a messianic zeal that patently enjoys US backing. The Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir is arriving in Delhi tomorrow. He

Predators at work Venezuela – Is war on the Horizon?

Here’s How Trump’s Poised to Manipulate the Humanitarian Situation in Venezuela By Andrew Korybko There’s a very high likelihood that the US will commence a limited multilateral invasion of Venezuela if Maduro continues to block the Trojan Horse of a

India and Pakistan Rattle Their Nuclear Sabres

by Eric Margolis  While Americans were obsessing over a third-rate actor’s fake claims of a racial assault, old foes India and Pakistan were rattling their nuclear weapons in a very dangerous crisis over Kashmir. But hardly anyone noticed that nuclear

The Security Paradigm shift & Pakistan

By Prof. Dr. Tanweer Khalid Honorary Secretary, The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi Global power shifts are significant as they tend to ‘displace or restructure the existing international order generating political and strategic turbulence’. The 21 century sees power

Policy options for Pakistan in the post US withdrawal Afghanistan

By Prof. Dr. Shaista Tabassum Chairperson Dept. of International Relation Karachi University Pakistan Geographical location is strategically very pivotal. It is at the South Asia region the adjacent region of which is the centre of attraction of World politics. Pakistan

My views on reviews

By Shafique Ahmed Shafique Name of Magazine:Ghanimat (quarterly) Name of Editor: Akram Kunjahi Issue: 22 Printer: Hammad Printing Press,Pakistan Chowk, Karachi. ”Ghanimat” a Quarterly Urdu Book Serial is a literary journal which has a remarkable identity for its standard and

Significance of trump’s state of the union address for international state actors

By Mahvish Malik A famous Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson once said that Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. President of the United States (POTUS) Donald Trump is often criticized for being ‘blunt’

The war on terror’s total cost $5,900,000,000,000

By Daniel R. DePetris By any reasonable estimate, the monetary and human costs of the U.S.-led war on terrorism has been considerable. To the political scientists at Brown University, the numbers have been astronomical. The Ivy League university’s Cost of

Nuclear fusion, a disruptive power source for crowded cities

Private sector push and new tech means nuclear fusion is closer than ever The battle to replace fossil fuels with low-carbon power is bumping up against a new practical reality. As people crowd into cities, the world’s need for concentrated