Author Archives: Umair Jamal


Umair Jamal

The Politics of pipeline diplomacy

Attaining considerable influence in Afghanistan is tied to Pakistan’s economic interests in the region Economics plays an essential role in defining the geopolitical pursuits of the nation-states. In recent years, the Central


Umair Jamal

Hash-tags of justice

You can’t solve an issue that society is unwilling to have an open debate over because it is considered “taboo” The case of Zainab Ansari’s unfortunate death and the state’s apathetic response


Umair Jamal

Divergence of interests

What did Trump’s ‘lies and deceit’ Tweet achieve for Washington in Islamabad? The U.S. President Donald Trump in his first social media message of 2018 gave a strongly worded statement against Pakistan,


Umair Jamal

A signboard of confrontation

Road to nowhere While responding to the court’s decision, Nawaz Sharif, the head of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz said “judges are filled with prejudice” and their “anger and grudges have come out

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