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August 2017

Jahangir’s World Times
August 2017 Complete Issue

Mosul Triumph, Key challenges before Iraq – and the World

After a nine-month-long battle that ravaged Mosul – Iraq’s second-largest city – and took a heavy toll on residents and security forces, Iraqi forces finally achieved victory over the Islamic State (IS). While announcing this historic achievement of triumph over one of the world’s most lethal terrorist groups, the Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, entered the remains of the historic …

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The G20 Hamburg Summit 2017, Whither Globalization

The G20 Summit 2017 took place amid growing concerns about the negative effects of globalization on lower-income groups and developing countries, as well as other global uncertainties that couldn’t have come at a worse time such as climate change. Before touching down in Germany, US President Donald Trump delivered a speech in Warsaw outlining highly nationalistic policies. The G20 meeting …

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Who Will Fill America’s Shoes?

It is increasingly clear that US President Donald Trump represents a departure when it comes to America’s global outlook and behaviour. As a result, the United States will no longer play the leading international role that has defined its foreign policy for three quarters of a century, under Democratic and Republican presidents alike. We have already seen many examples of …

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Addressing Strategic Insecurity in a Turbulent Age

Since the end of the last major world war some seven decades ago, international peace has been preserved by the threat of the nuclear bomb. Because of its unique and unilateral ability to devastate the world, the bomb fundamentally changed the realities of international politics. However, its impact on global stability faded as more countries developed similar destructive capabilities. American …

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The Panamagate Case, A timeline of important events

April 3, 2016: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) leaks 11.5 million secret documents coming from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. Nawaz Sharif’s three children – Hassan, Hussain and Maryam – reported to own at least two offshore companies registered in the British Virgin Islands. April 5, 2016: Nawaz Sharif addresses the nation and announces to set up a judicial …

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Letters to the Editor (August 2017)

Letters to the Editor (February 2018)

Give Gas to Sui It is heartening to note that the federal government is spending Rs.26 billion on Sui gas supply projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, with an aim to provide natural gas to more than 2.2 million houses of the province. The gas supply project is a source of immense joy for the people throughout the province as it …

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