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Trade wars are huge threats to food security

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Trade wars are huge threats to food security international trade has provided consumers with access to a more diversified and nutritious food basket. However, for trade to improve food security to the greatest number of people across the globe, greater international cooperation is necessary. More than 820 million people— equivalent to more than 10.0 percent of the world’s population—were hungry ... Read More »

Climate Anxiety

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Climate Anxiety  Our climate is changing at an accelerated rate and continues to have profound impacts on human health. This change jeopardizes not only physical health but also mental health. Climate change harms mental wellbeing in a number of ways. From trauma and stress following disasters, to relationship damage caused by separation and displacement, the psychological effects of climate change ... Read More »

Police Reforms vs Policing Reforms

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Police Reforms vs Policing Reforms Police reforms are inward-looking and focus on the organizational aspects of police. For example, an axiomatic question is the constitutionality of police organizations, i.e. whether they operate under the federal or the provincial legal power. Needless to state that the constitutionality debate in Pakistan is much bipolar in its purport, and more often than not, ... Read More »

President Erdoğan’s Visit to Pakistan

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President Erdoğan’s Visit to Pakistan Long Live Pakistan-Turkey Brotherhood! On 13th of February, President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reached Islamabad on a two-day visit to attend the sixth meeting of the High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council. The visit came at a testing time for both countries and it, indeed, speaks to the durable nature of the relationship. Although Turkey and ... Read More »

FBR versus Traders

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FBR versus Traders Revival of CNIC condition and its effects on tax compliance Tax revenue plays a significant role in economic growth and development of a nation, which is evident from the fact that countries with higher tax-to-GDP ratios are more developed as compared to countries where these ratios are low. Pakistan is included among developing countries because it collects ... Read More »

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan

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Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan The “Giveaway of the Century” On January 28, President of the United States, Donald Trump, presented his long-awaited Middle East peace plan—the so-called “deal of the century”—wherein he proposed an independent Palestinian state and the recognition of Israeli sovereignty over West Bank settlements. Standing alongside Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House, Mr Trump ... Read More »

Brexit Got ‘Done’

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Brexit Got ‘Done’ What will be the future of European geopolitics? On January 31, the United Kingdom ended its 47-year integration with Europe, making a historic exit from the EU after years of bitter arguments to chart its own uncertain path. Beginning an 11-month transition period that will include tough trade talks, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised a “new ... Read More »

Water, Nature and Climate Change

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water, nature and climate change Water can be part of climate change and nature conservation: better water management in agriculture, which accounts for about 70 percent of all water use, is a key component of effective climate change reduction and adaptation strategies to achieve local and global environmental security, especially in regions where water scarcity and climatic changes are severe. ... Read More »