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April 2016

The Regional Spy War against Pakistan, Fighting a two-front war

Regional Spy War against Pakistan

India has long dreamed of becoming a regional hegemon in South Asia. With an aim to achieve preponderance, New Delhi has employed both soft and hard power in order to bring all the peripheral South Asian states under its military and economic tentacles. For India, economically- and militarily-rising Pakistan continues to pose a significant threat to its ambitions. “India has ... Read More »

70 YEARS of the United Nations | Successes, Failures and Way Forward

70 years of the UN

OUTLINE: 1) Introduction 2) The UN Peace Preserver? 3) U N Charter remains unexecuted 4) Successes: Prevention of Third World War Guaranteeing Sovereign Territorial integrity to weaker states Peacekeeping and Prosecutions of Charles Taylor and Slobodan Milosevic  Checking Nuclear Arms Proliferation  Services in Economic and Social Sector  Provision of succor and relief in times of crises  Efforts for fighting Poverty ... Read More »


Trends in International Arms Transfers

On 22nd February 2016, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) issued its Fact Sheet entitled “Trends in International Arms Transfers, 2015” which includes new information on arms transfers in 2015 and updated information for 1950-2014. This Fact Sheet highlights key trends and issues in arms transfers that are revealed by the new data. It lists the main exporters and ... Read More »

World In Focus (February-March 2016)

World in Focus Feb-March

NATIONAL Feb 17: With the appointment of Naveed Ahsan as non-statutory member from Punjab, the constitution of the ninth National Finance Commission got completed. The Commission is constituted under Article 160 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 with Federal Finance Minister as its chairman and includes four provincial finance ministers and four technical members. In the 9th NFC, non-statutory members ... Read More »

Gulf Cooperation Council

gulf cooperation council

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a political and economic alliance made up of six Middle Eastern countries located in the Gulf region on the Arabian peninsula. The bloc aims to boost economic cooperation between members and, through collective security, to guard against any threat from neighbouring states and from Islamic extremism. The GCC also aims to achieve unity among ... Read More »

Coordination in Effective Public Service

Coordination in Effective Public Service

Coordination requires the knowledge and understanding of the objectives of an organization by all, not by just a few, at the top as it envisages the integration of all the parts functioning in an organization. The best coordination occurs when individuals see how their jobs contribute to the dominant goals of the enterprise. Coordination means synchronization of efforts. Without following ... Read More »

Donald Trump’ s ISLAMOPHOBIA

Donald Trumps Muslim Phobia

The controversial statement by American Presidential hopeful Mr Donald Trump whereby he invited India to keep a check on ‘unstable Pakistan’s nuclear weapons’ as Pakistan — according to him — is likely to go rogue, has popped up many questions. Fragility of peace in the capricious and highly volatile security complex of South Asia that is mainly triggered by action-reaction ... Read More »


Media in Pakistan

The 21st century is the age of information explosion and it is with the advent of infotech tools that the world has become a global village. However, the reason why Pakistan has attained a progressive aura and a global significance in today’s world is not solely the information technology; the role of media which consists of print (newspapers, journals, magazines, ... Read More »