Pakistan-USA Relations: A Way Forward

By Syed M. Mehmood Hashim Since its independence in 1947, Pakistan has been aligned with the USA in pursuit of common objectives driven by principles of democracy. However, the history … Read More

Who Benefits from the Afghan Drug Trade?

UN has declared Afghanistan the biggest producer of opium; a multi-billion business in the world. However, Afghan economy does not benefit from this trade in a worthwhile manner. Afghan opium … Read More

Modi’s Visit To Pakistan: Let’s Dare To Hope

By Charles Tiefer Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visitwh to meet in Lahore with Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan may not rank quite as high as Nixon’s 1972 visit to … Read More

Russia-Turkey Tension: Syria Remains the Nuclear Flashpoint

By Sajjad Shaukat War-like situation has been created between Russia and Turkey after the latter shot down a Russian fighter jet, Su-24 combat aircraft, near the Syrian border on Tuesday. … Read More

Russia is Restoring Balance of Power

By Sajjad Shaukat Renowned scholars of international relations, Lord Castlereagh, Quincy Wright, Hans J. Morgenthau and Kenneth Waltz agree by remarking, “Checking the unusual dominance and hegemony of the world … Read More

Leading Through Civilian Power

Leading Through Civilian Power – Redefining American Diplomacy and Development By Hillary Rodham Clinton Today’s world is a crucible of challenges testing American leadership. Global problems, from violent extremism to … Read More