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July 2018

Jahangir’s World Times Magazine

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Queries & Answers This is in continuation of the segment started two months back. Thanks a lot for your response. I hope this write-up will also be very helpful in your preparation. Q. What should be the length of an argument paragraph and how many such paragraphs, at least, should be there in an essay? Ans. Generally, an argument paragraph is ... Read More »

BALOCHISTAN & THE FIFTH GENERATION WARFARE

BALOCHISTAN & THE FIFTH GENERATION WARFARE

By: Abdul Rasool Syed “There is no power on earth that can undo Pakistan” — Quaid-e Azam Balochistan, the El Dorado of Pakistan and a province of high geostrategic, geo-economic and geopolitical importance, seems witnessing the fifth generation warfare. In fact, this war has been choreographed by our adversaries to destabilize Pakistan. The province of Balochistan, which provides a fertile ... Read More »

How to Manage Pak-US Relations

How to Manage Pak-US Relations

It has been one of the most difficult tasks for almost all successive governments in Pakistan to effectively manage relations with the United States. Even though Pakistan has helped the US achieve its overriding security and economic objectives in South Asia since the 1950s, Washington has unfairly blamed Islamabad for propping up the Afghan Taliban to perpetuate the Afghan insurgency. ... Read More »

Six Principles of Political Realism

Six Principles of Political Realism

“Politics is an art and not a science, and what is required for its mastery is not the rationality of the engineer but the wisdom and the moral strength of the statesman.” ― Hans J. Morgenthau In 1948, noted political scientist Hans J. Morgenthau published his famous book “Politics Among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace”. This classic text, ... Read More »

In Conversation with M. Awaid Irshad Bhatti (PAS), 1st in Pakistan CSS-2017

In Conversation with M. Awaid Irshad Bhatti (PAS), 1st in Pakistan CSS-2017

WTI’s teachers as well as the administration, led by Sir Adeel Niaz, have been a constant source of motivation and support for me in this process. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Awaid Irshad Bhatti (MAIB): I completed my high school education from Aitchison College, Lahore. Later, I did BSc from ... Read More »

ELECTIONS 2018

ELECTIONS 2018

It’s time to hold our leaders accountable Democracy, rule of the people, is comprised of complex webs of accountabilities between people and those who use power to govern on their behalf. Democratic accountability is comprised of justifications for these uses of power, combined with distributions of empowerments in such a way that those affected can sanction its use. Key problems ... Read More »

The FATA-KP Merger & the Challenges Ahead

The FATA-KP Merger & the Challenges Ahead

Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) does not exist anymore with the same name and status. The outgoing PML-N government did a historic job when it merged the region administered by the federation with the adjacent province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through the 31st constitutional amendment. However, it is to be noted here that this merger was not a decision taken overnight ... Read More »

Elections 2018 and Our Future

Elections 2018 and Our Future

By: Raqeeb Kakar Need for introspection before casting the vote Come forward, share your opinion. It is to establish an idea (though models and narratives are state-owned). Get slammed for the presentation proffered and surely whittle down living in a bubble. Mao Zedong likely emphasises, “You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs.” Surely, freedom of speech is a flamboyant ... Read More »