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The Role of Technologies in Shaping the Future War


The Role of Technologies in Shaping the Future War While purely military elements of the future of war are being analysed by the militaries of many countries (and in this regard there is both a certain vision of ongoing processes and a trajectory of where the evolution of warfare is headed), the political aspects of possible conflicts are far less ... Read More »

US-China Trade War and Future of Globalization


US-China Trade War and Future of Globalization Political pressures could once again effect a rollback The verdict of history is that the trade war that’s now raging between the United States and China will lead to no good — with consequences that could go well beyond trade and threaten the world’s geopolitical and economic stability. How this plays out is ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Prison Class System


Pakistan’s Prison Class System What makes the better class so important and how is it allotted? The recent accountability drive has seen a number of high-profile prisoners — including former president, Asif Ali Zardari, and former prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi — demanding that they be provided better class facilities in jail. However, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government in its latest ... Read More »

Capital Change


Capital Change A look at some countries that have moved their capitals Muhammad Bilal Butt Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo has announced the national capital will move from Jakarta, on the island of Java, to the province of East Kalimantan, on Borneo. He has several reasons: Jakarta, the current capital, is sinking, polluted and suffering from chronic congestion; Kalimantan is relatively ... Read More »

15 Amazing and Beautiful Mosques in Pakistan


15 Amazing and Beautiful Mosques in Pakistan Mosques all over the world possess a rich history and are central to the Islamic faith. With the spread of Islam, mosques too have evolved, and with fusions in architectural styles from different cultures the effects of globalisation are evident. Although mosques are a place where worshippers come together to pray, they are ... Read More »

Secretary-General of the United Nations


Secretary-General of the United Nations Roles and responsibilities Magazine Desk “The United Nations cannot prosper, nor can its aims be realised without the active and steadfast support of the people of the world. The aims and activities of the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council will, no doubt, be represented before the public primarily by the ... Read More »

The Unfortunate Afghan Peace Process


The Unfortunate Afghan Peace Process Deadlock, Mistrust and Predicaments Mairaj ul Hamid Nasri It seems that an already suffering Afghanistan is destined to suffer more from violence, regardless of numerous steps taken for restoration of peace in this war-torn country. Many factors, including mistrust between the negotiating parties, forces of status quo in Afghanistan, questionable role of some unseen forces, ... Read More »