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Interview Richard G. Olson

Interview Richard G. Olson

Whither US-Pakistan Relations? If I were running the policy right now, I would say that there should be some high level of engagement between the two countries. The dialogue should be private and discreet. A distinguished career diplomat, Ambassador Richard Olson, retired from the US Foreign Service in November 2016 with the rank of Career Minister. He is currently an …

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In Conversation with Khawaja Muhammad Umair Mehmood, 14th in Punjab, PMS-2016

In Conversation with Khawaja Muhammad Umair Mehmood, 14th in Punjab, PMS-2016

“Choosing an optional subject according to your aptitude and your background is the key to success.” Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Khawaja Muhammad Umair Mehmood (KMUM): I graduated from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) with a major in Economics and minors in Finance and Mathematics. Prior to this, I have …

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In Conversation with Muhammad Shojain Rahmatulah Vistro (PAS), Second in Sindh Rural, CSS-2016

In Conversation with Muhammad Shojain Rahmatulah Vistro (PAS), Second in Sindh Rural, CSS-2016

I read Jahangir’s World Times and found it extremely helpful. JWT summarizes the key topics of the day in a manner required to clear CSS. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Shojain Rahmatulah Vistro (MSRV): I’ve done my Bachelors (Hons.) in International Business with French from European Business School (EBS), Regent’s …

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Prof. Stephen F. Cohen

Prof. Stephen F. Cohen

A Candid Conversation with the famed Russia Expert “The cardinal charge is that Russian intelligence agencies hacked the Democratic National Committee, stole Mrs. Clinton’s and then John Podesta’s e-mails, and gave them to WikiLeaks for distribution in order to harm her campaign. But there is not one iota of factual evidence to prove this allegation.” Known to be the most …

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Global Economic Wars

Global Economic Wars

President Trump is notorious for taking decisions that ruffle more than a few feathers. He is often at odds with his own conservative values, and traditional Republicans, by going the protectionist route. Recently, in fulfilling one of his campaign promises to “bring jobs back to Americans,” he announced tariffs on imported steel (25%) and aluminum (10%) – a decision that …

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Erosion of US Soft Power

Erosion of US Soft Power

By: Hira Batool As the world’s only superpower, the US is internationally acknowledged to play a leadership role in four main fields: technology, military, finance and soft power. Yet a controversial change is taking place as US establishment forces worry about the country’s soft power. They think the presidency of Donald Trump has eroded US soft power. Harvard Professor Joseph …

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End Plastic Pollution

End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day 2018 Every year on 22nd April, the world celebrates the Earth Day in order to raise awareness on the importance of our earth and the issues and problems it is faced with. The idea of celebrating the Day was propounded by 3 key people: former US Senator Gaylord Nelson, peace activist John McConnell, and Denis Hayes. Earth Day …

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THE ALARMING RISE OF PAEDOPHILIA IN OUR SOCIETY

THE ALARMING RISE OF PAEDOPHILIA IN OUR SOCIETY

By: Abdul Rasool Syed  And, how to root out the menace Following the horrific killing of six-year-old, flower-like kid Zainab who was abducted, deflowered and brutally strangled to death; many other similar incidents have been reported in the media almost every day. The frequency of reporting of these events suggests that the menace of paedophilia is growing at an exponential …

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Rome was not built in a day

Rome was not built in a day

A mother caresses her child; mollycoddles him every day. A father tackles his child’s mood swings daily; moves heaven and earth to fulfil his demands. Years after years, they make him sentient of his very role as an individual in this world. One day, he becomes cognizant of his duty as a responsible and learned member of the society. You …

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Trump’s Shenanigans and the World

Trump's Shenanigans & the World

Fair is foul, and foul is fair First performed in 1606, the Shakespearean tragedy Macbeth opens up with the scene of Three Witches discussing toils and troubles in these words: “Fair is foul and foul is fair,” meaning thereby, the witches take the positive things negatively and vice versa. Today, shenanigans employed by the US President Donald Trump remind one …

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