News & Current Affairs

Pakistan is Risking Default!

However hard Finance Minister Ishaq Dar may try to quash speculation that Pakistan could default on its foreign debt obligations, the reality is that...

Imran Khan’s Narcissism Continues to Hurt Pakistan

Seventy-five years after Independence, the Pakistani state is far from giving its people what they have always craved – a true democracy. Every few...

Pakistan’s Economy Needs a Lot More Than Symbolic Gestures

Pakistan’s economy continues to remain in doldrums but its leaders believe that symbolic gestures are all that’s needed to assuage the people and stay...

Taliban Become Security Threat Instead of Providing Strategic Depth for Pakistan

Ever since partition and independence in 1947, the Pakistani state has always feared a threat from the eastern frontier, from India. That has been...

Pakistan Needs Peace with India

South Asia is one of the least integrated regions of the world. A region with almost 2 billion people and yet there is less...

Miftah Ismail Offers Long-Term Solutions for Pakistan’s Ailing Economy

Pakistan’s ongoing economic crises has been decades in the making and deep structural reforms are needed to revive the economy. Most governments, civilian or...

Pakistan’s Economy Is Not Out of Doldrums, Yet!

Pakistan’s Finance Minister and the government may cry hoarse that Pakistan’s economy is stable, and it is ripe for investment and trade. However, the...

Is Pakistan ready for a New Social Contract Based on Climate Justice?

Seventy five years after independence, is Pakistan ready for a new social contract that is rooted in climate justice. That is the question posed by...

Pakistan’s Deep State Prefers a Shiny New Toy To Focusing on Political & Economic Challenges

Pakistan has many challenges on the political, economic, and social fronts but Pakistan’s deep state’s response to these challenges is to ask for a...

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Pakistan’s Minorities Continue to Suffer, Bearing Brunt of Blasphemy Laws

Pakistan is no country for any minority or for anyone with ideals. The cases of Naqeebullah Mehsud and Junaid Hafeez bring this to the...

Pakistan Turns to IMF Again, Facing Economic Downslide and a Battered Rupee

The Pakistani Rupee continues its disastrous downward slide for the last week hitting Rs269.63 for US dollar on Monday, January 30, 2023. Pakistan’s foreign...

Elites are Only Part of Pakistan’s Deep Rooted Problems

As Pakistan stares into the default abyss, the media and public attention seems to be focused on blaming the elite for “stealing public resources,...

Making Peace with India is Key to Pakistan’s Return from the Brink

Pakistan’s economic and security crises make it even more critical that India and Pakistan need to take steps to resume diplomatic relations. This year’s...