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My 2022 best books review in 3 minutes


Written on Bismah Mirza I have dedicated a small amount of my daily time into reading and this year it was my goal to revive my reading habits. From being a person who enjoyed reading what I could literally lay

SPFS: SCO’s response to SWIFT

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By Interaction Desk SPFS “Financial Message Transfer System” is the Russian equivalent of the SWIFT financial transfer system developed by the Central Bank of Russia. The system has been in development since 2014 when the United States government threatened to

SCO: Military & sports cooperation

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By Interaction Desk The Shanghai Cooperation Organization has emerged as a strong alternative to the western alliance but its effectiveness is yet to be determined. Having established its roots now the members leading members namely China and Russia intend to

Farewell Gorbachev

It was an unforgettable evening in Moscow By Eric S. Margolis I was taken by Russian friends to the city’s then largest cathedral which had been closed for decades by Stalin’s orders. Amid clouds of incense and the glow of

About General Asif Nawaz Janjua COAS Pakistan 1991- Jan.93

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By: Nusrat Mirza Great professional general to whom behind the scene I helped to raise to the office of COAS. One article and one meeting with President Ghulam Ishaq khan to Convince to raise him as COAS by saying he is

Guarantor of peace in Pakistan

By Barkat Ullah Pakistan is located in a region that is constantly impacted by the rivalries of regional and major powers such as China and India border disputes, the China-US trade war and Russia and the US political tensions, etc.

About General Rahimuddin Khan Ex-Governor Baluchistan and Sindh


By: Nusrat Mirza He was a great person. I had the opportunity to work with him in 1988 as per agreement with General Ziaul Haq and Mohajir Rabita Counsel. When he became Governor as per agreement with General Zia I

NATO prepares for “warfighting against nuclear-armed peer-competitors”

By Andre Damon At the conclusion of this week’s NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, the members of NATO, including most European states as well as the United States and Canada, adopted a strategy document outlining plans to militarize the European

The world economy


By Jagdish Natwarlal Bhagwati The Japanese save a lot. They do not spend much. Also, Japan exports far more than it imports. It has an annual trade surplus of over US$100 billion. Yet the Japanese economy is considered weak, even

Reports of OPEC+ death are greatly exaggerated

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By M. K. Bhadrakumar The fact that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states held a joint ministerial meeting with their Russian counterpart Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Saudi capital of Riyadh at this point in time in global