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Empty Brigade Road in Bengaluru

Social Distancing is for the Privileged: Is Planning Enough?

The government of Narendra Modi has finally announced an amount of $22 billion for the country’s poor to help combat the economic effects of...
Prime Minister Imran Khan

Coronavirus Economic Toll Mounts in Pakistan: Can It Reduce Dependence on China?

In the past few years, through the Belt and Road Initiative, Beijing has managed to increase its economic clout as well as its political...
Chinese president Xi Jinping meets Aung San Suu Kyi.

Xi’s Visit to Myanmar: Major Concerns for India

During Xi Jinping’s visit from 17-18 January, China and Myanmar signed as many as 33 agreements, including multi-billion-dollar deals in infrastructure as well as...
US Taliban Deal Signing Ceremony

Afghan Peace Deal: Where Does the Road Go?

The pandemic caused by the new coronavirus has overshadowed the historical accord signed on February 29 between the Afghan Taliban and the United States....

Can Pakistan Pressurize India Over Its Kashmir Policy?

With the incessant lockdown in Kashmir crossing 200 days, Kashmiris are being exposed to the worst kind of human rights violations. Hindu extremists, relishing...

Coronavirus and Pakistan’s Economic Challenges

The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan according to estimates have gone up to 304 with two reported deaths as of March 19, 2020. ...
Former President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Roadmap for Intra-Afghan Peace Dialogue: Karzai and the Monarchy

The Taliban signed a historic peace deal with the United States on the last day of February. The next step in the process, for...

Spoiler Alert: What Does President Ghani Want?

President Ashraf Ghani has rejected a key postulate of the signed US-Taliban peace agreement, which would help kickstart the implementation of the accord. Ghani...
Prime Minister Imran Khan meets the visiting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.

Pakistan-U.S Economic Ties: Opportunities and Challenges

The visit of a U.S delegation to Pakistan, led by Commerce and Trade Secretary Wilbur Ross, was observed closely for a number of reasons. ...