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ESTIMATING THE COST OF WAR ON TERRORISM IN PAKISTAN

ESTIMATING THE COST OF WAR ON TERRORISM IN PAKISTAN

“There have also been colossal damages to social and physical infrastructure and huge consequential financial losses and adverse effects on our economy”.   INTRODUCTION In the backdrop of All Parties Conference (APC) convened by the Government of Pakistan held on 9th September, 2013, it is appropriate to revisit the question of costs and benefits of the war on terror for ... Read More »

Mollah Sent to Gallows Reopening Old Wounds

Sent to Gallows Reopening Old Wounds

News one way or the other keep pouring in just to add insult to our injuries. On December 12, just days before the Fall of Dhaka anniversary, Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh leader and a pro-Pakistan politician Abdul Quader Molla was hanged. Bangladeshi government accused Mollah of atrocities during the country’s independence war. He had been found guilty in February by a much-criticised, ... Read More »

UNLOCKING THE MIDDLE EAST

UNLOCKING THE MIDDLE EAST

For over three decades, Iran and the US have been blood enemies. Their hatred, like the hatred between the Palestinians and the Israelis, has framed the Middle East’s alliances and fuelled terror and war. Though the interim deal over Iran’s nuclear programme has not undone that, yet it offers a glimpse of a different, better Middle East. This deal can ... Read More »

PTI & AAP

PTI and AAP

Seldom, if ever, has a rookie political party’s success in assembly become such a talking point and a cause for nationwide euphoria… But that’s exactly what activist Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party’s stunning show felt across India’s impressive showing — winning 28 out of 70 seats in the Delhi polls — seems to have done.” Times of India. Read More »