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70 YEARS of the United Nations | Successes, Failures and Way Forward

OUTLINE: 1) Introduction 2) The UN Peace Preserver? 3) U N Charter remains unexecuted 4) Successes: Prevention of Third World War Guaranteeing Sovereign Territorial integrity to weaker states Peacekeeping and Prosecutions of Charles Taylor and Slobodan Milosevic  Checking Nuclear Arms Proliferation  Services in Economic and Social Sector  Provision of succor and relief in times of crises  Efforts for fighting Poverty …

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TRENDS IN INTERNATIONAL ARMS TRANSFERS, 2015

Trends in International Arms Transfers

On 22nd February 2016, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) issued its Fact Sheet entitled “Trends in International Arms Transfers, 2015” which includes new information on arms transfers in 2015 and updated information for 1950-2014. This Fact Sheet highlights key trends and issues in arms transfers that are revealed by the new data. It lists the main exporters and …

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Coordination in Effective Public Service

Coordination requires the knowledge and understanding of the objectives of an organization by all, not by just a few, at the top as it envisages the integration of all the parts functioning in an organization. The best coordination occurs when individuals see how their jobs contribute to the dominant goals of the enterprise. Coordination means synchronization of efforts. Without following …

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Donald Trump’ s ISLAMOPHOBIA

The controversial statement by American Presidential hopeful Mr Donald Trump whereby he invited India to keep a check on ‘unstable Pakistan’s nuclear weapons’ as Pakistan — according to him — is likely to go rogue, has popped up many questions. Fragility of peace in the capricious and highly volatile security complex of South Asia that is mainly triggered by action-reaction …

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MEDIA IN PAKISTAN, HOW TO MAKE IT A TRUE FOURTH PILLAR OF THE STATE?

The 21st century is the age of information explosion and it is with the advent of infotech tools that the world has become a global village. However, the reason why Pakistan has attained a progressive aura and a global significance in today’s world is not solely the information technology; the role of media which consists of print (newspapers, journals, magazines, …

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Joining the Alliance

“I face the world as it is, and cannot stand idle in the face of threats to the American people” are the words President Obama expounded in a move to reflect upon his 2009 decision of committing additional troops to Afghanistan while delivering his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize. Notwithstanding the criticism from civil society and media, the …

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CRISIS OF GOOD GOVERNANCE IN PAKISTAN NEED FOR REFORMS AND INSTITUTION BUILDING (CSS-2016)

CRISIS OF GOOD GOVERNANCE IN PAKISTAN

1. Introduction 2. Good Governance and Its Indicators 3. Importance of Good Governance for a Country Importance for the Economic Sector Importance for the Political Sector Importance for the Social Sector 4. IS PAKISTAN CONFRONTING A CRISIS OF GOOD GEVERNANCE?? Yes! The following facts are a proof of the governance crisis of Pakistan: General public’s shattered trust in government Absence …

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India-Pakistan Détente | How It Can Transform Eurasia, Europe

In recent months, Indian premier Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Mian Nawaz Sharif have opened first tentative steps to resolving border tensions between the both countries. If the two nations come into a political and, eventually, economic harmony, it could change the geopolitical map of wars and chaos in the world dramatically for the better. It would be the …

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Pakistan’s New Thinking on Security

The Middle East is undergoing drastic geopolitical change, and the impact is not restricted to within its geographical boundaries. The Afghanistan, Pakistan and South Asia at large are the first to feel the heat of the events in the Middle East. This forces countries like Pakistan, which has been criticized for playing a ‘dubious’ role in the war on terror, …

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COME, LET’S DO NATION BUILDING!

Pity a nation that despises a passion in its dream, yet submits it in its awakening. Pity the nation whose sages are dumb with years, and whose strongmen are yet in the cradle. Pity the nation divided into fragments, each fragment deeming itself a nation. (Gibran Khalil Gibran) Not many moons ago, the land of the pure literally flowed with …

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