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JWT Magazine October 2019 issue

The Role of Technologies in Shaping the Future War

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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

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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

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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 »

Learning from a half-century of Economic Development in Asia

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Learning from a half-century of Economic Development in Asia In 1968, renowned economist Gunnar Mydral published Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations, a highly pessimistic work on Asia’s development prospects. The fifty years since witnessed a remarkable economic transformation with Asia emerging as a global economic powerhouse. Like so many, it was hard for Mydral to imagine ... Read More »

PM Khan Speaks his heart out at UNGA (Editorial October 2019)

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PM Khan Speaks his heart out at UNGA (Editorial October 2019) September 27 came as yet another day when Pakistan vociferously advocated the right to self-determination of the Kashmiris, and raised their voice with full vigour at the world’s most prestigious forum, the United Nations General Assembly. Before an audience of world leaders, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, ... Read More »

World’s Most Liveable Cities in 2019

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World’s Most Liveable Cities in 2019 Magazine Desk The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently launched, ‘The Global Liveability Index 2019’. According to the Report, the Index assesses, ‘which locations around the world provide the best or the worst living conditions’. The index covers 140 cities around the world, which are assessed on five broad indicators: (1) stability, (2) healthcare, (3) ... Read More »

UN Climate Action Summit

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UN Climate Action Summit At this year’s UN Climate Action Summit, world leaders have gathered to share plans on how to tackle global warming. At the Summit, governments and private-sector leaders unveiled initiatives aimed at reducing planet-warming emissions. Close to 30 global initiatives to ramp up action on climate change were unveiled or expanded. Bringing together governments, businesses, development banks, ... Read More »

Learn to Say “No”

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Learn to Say “No” Laiba Muhammad Aamir Humans are social animals and they cannot help themselves without interaction with one another. In their communications, an easy ‘yes’ always wins over the difficult ‘no’ creating a lot of problems. Living in a ‘yes’ culture, we think more about the comfort of the other person, even though we may have to face ... Read More »