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Erroneous Priorities of the Pakistani Government: Human Security on the Back Burner

Erroneous Priorities of the Pakistani Government: Human Security on the Back Burner

While the representatives of the state are constantly engaged in verbal onslaughts, public interests have been jeopardized. Since independence, human security has not been prioritized by any government of Pakistan. Instead, territorial security was the cornerstone. Recently, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported that Pakistan ranks 10th amongst the largest arms importers of the …

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Pakistan Day 23rd march

Pakistan day: The Construction of National Identity through Ritual and Spectacle

Pakistan is set to celebrate Pakistan Day on 23rd march through a military parade at the capital Islamabad. The event celebrates the anniversary of the Lahore resolution of 1940 whereby Muslims of the subcontinent called for establishing an independent federation comprising provinces with a Muslim majority located in the north-western and north-eastern region of British-controlled …

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Celebrating 70 Years of Friendship between Iron Brothers

The year 2021 marks the seventy years of establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Pakistan. Over the past seven decades, the bilateral relationship between both countries has transformed from cordial neighborly relations to that of strategic partners. The phrase “higher than the mountains, deeper than the oceans, stronger than steel, dearer than eyesight, sweeter …

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Pakistan at the crossroads; fighting disinformation in 2021

Use of Disinformation or “fake news” as a weapon to polarize communities, create conflicts, and upset democratic systems, has been heightened in the social media infodemic. Initial calls for an alert on this infodemic came when political parties called out manipulation of the electoral results. They blamed disinformation as one of the major causes of …

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Revisiting cause of Stalemate in Pak-India Negotiations

Pakistan and India share a long history of animosity and hostility, which prescribes that both need to be involved in continuous and rigorous negotiation either bilaterally or with the help of the third party. But in reality, the parties are not involved in negotiations by either process. The only time when negotiations lead to a …

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TRADE RELATIONS BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN

India and Pakistan lie in a region that is not only geopolitically crucial but also the most economically under-utilized region in the whole world. The subcontinent has always been historically the self-reliant region when it comes to business, commerce, trading activities and total national output including many other economic parameters. The bitter rivalry between the …

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