Author Archives: Sultan M Hali

Sultan M Hali

Update on CPEC

Moving forward As the year 2018 ended, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the flagship of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), showed progress, which merits a review. CPEC is a major

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A thorn in the side of the government Maar-e-Asteen means a snake which resides in the cuff and bites its very owner. This phrase comes to mind in the context of the Pashtun Tahaffuz

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The Ides of December

What awaits Pakistan? William Shakespeare, in his epic play Julius Caesar has a soothsayer declaim, “Beware the ides of March” warning Caesar to take heed that his life is in danger. The Ides of

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Dissolution of IOK assembly

And repercussions Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) has been witnessing a cataclysm of events since the ouster of People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s Mehbooba Mufti’s, coalition government, which led to the imposition of governor