Pakistan’s Complacency and the Taliban

“Don’t worry, everything would be okay”; were the words of Pakistan’s former spy chief as he graciously held a saucer with a...

Protectors of the Blue Economy of Pakistan

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) hosted the annual BARRACUDA exercise in the North Arabian Sea. A total of 27 participants from 17...

The challenges Pakistan has overcome

“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change. At such a moment,...

India’s violating the status quo in Kashmir

On 18 January 2022, invoking the principle of Universal Jurisdiction, a London-based law firm Stoke White submitted extensive evidence to the British...

A National Security Policy at last

Nation-states follow some policy initiatives which define their functioning. While there are many policies, the umbrella term for all policies is covered...

Education in South Asia in the Covid-19 pandemic 

Report of several institutions and research institutes which came out during and after the covid-19 pandemic revealed the damage done to educational...

More than meets the eye

AT PENPOINT The reports of the exchange of hot words between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Defence Minister Pervez Khattak at the recent...

Why does data privacy matter for Pakistan?

Data is something that is all around us and is created in almost every action we do in the digital world. We...

Bangladesh’s role in combating maritime threat in the strategic Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal, the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, is of great political, economic, and cultural importance to its coastal...

Preparing for Change

"It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change "; said Leon...

Forced marriages

A forced marriage is simply a marriage in which either one or both the parties are not willing to tie the knot....

India’s myopic foreign policy

In a joint statement, the UN Security Council's five permanent members (the P5) said a nuclear war cannot be won and must...

Anti-Muslim Bigotry and GOP

Washington Watch There was a flurry of news reporting last month after a newly elected Republican member of Congress was captured on video...

What went wrong in Murree?

A food vendor sells expired food in between its regular food. This goes on for years. People consume expired food but they...

The Dilemma of Democracy in Pakistan

Democracy has proven the best form of government, prevailing in the developed nations, whose smooth functioning is conditioned on certain factors. Its...