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Understanding Civil-Military Relations A theoretical analysis

Understanding Civil-Military Relations A theoretical analysis Zafar Iqbal Yousafzai In terms of consecutive duration of civilian governments in Pakistan’s history, this year marks the thirteenth year of uninterrupted civilian rule. In the past, we have not seen such bonhomie and convergence between civil and military leadership—ranging from foreign policy to domestic politics and even economic policy. If we talk about …

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Spiral Engagement of Covid-19 and Changing Global Outlook

Spiral Engagement of Covid-19 and Changing Global Outlook Mehtab Ali Bhatti In December last year, a new kind of virus which started to emerge in Wuhan, a city in Hubei province of the People’s Republic of China, has now become a maelstrom for entire planet. Those individuals, who were taking the Covid-19 pandemic as venial, trusting in the misguided judgement …

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Emerging Trends in Strategic Arena and Pakistan 20 Main Recommendations

Emerging Trends in Strategic Arena and Pakistan 20 Main Recommendations   The coronavirus pandemic will out of necessity give rise to a new world order based on the review of policies and strategies, and reorientation of survival concepts and doctrines. Pakistan cannot afford to remain oblivious to this transformation and will have to align itself with the altering world and …

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COVID-19 and Human Rights

COVID-19 and Human Rights “The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health emergency — but it is far more. It is an economic crisis. A social crisis. And a human crisis that is fast becoming a human rights crisis.” — António Guterres, UN Secretary-General The Covid-19 crisis has provided some political leaders with a perfect pretext to advance narrow interests, brushing …

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The world must prevent Virus-induced Hunger

The world must prevent Virus-induced Hunger Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo Many uncertainties haunt the world’s campaign to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, but one thing is now sure: Global economic activity will suffer greatly, with large-scale consequences for the incomes and welfare of all, but especially for the most vulnerable food import-dependent countries. Sorry you have no rights to view this …

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Erdoğan & the Question of Resurrection of the Ottoman Empire

Erdoğan & the Question of Resurrection of the Ottoman Empire Abdul Rasool Syed What Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is poised to do after the expiration of the Treaty of Lausanne by 2023? Is he really endeavoring to resurrect the Ottoman Caliphate? Almost every political discourse, nowadays, led by political luminaries, spin doctors and academicians, revolves around such questions. The whole world …

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Muhammad Adeel Khan 13th in Punjab, PMS 2019-20

Muhammad Adeel Khan 13th in Punjab, PMS 2019-20   Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Adeel Khan (MAK): I got my early education from my village. It was ‘The Educators School’, Vehari, which helped me excel in academics. Having passed matriculation and FSc with flying colours, I joined NUST College of …

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India’s Defence Budget 2020-21 Deceptive figures, faulty analyses

India’s Defence Budget 2020-21 Deceptive figures, faulty analyses Amjed Jaaved For year 2020-21, India’s Modi-led BJP government has allocated Indian Rupees (INR) 3,23,053 crore (about $45.8 billion at current exchange rate) for ‘defence services’. This excludes pensions and running of the defence administration—the ministry and the departments so concerned. It is 9.37 percent higher than the budget estimates for 2019-20. …

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