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Ikram Sehgal

Ikram Sehgal

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Countering RAW’s hybrid warfare

RAW headquarters in New Delhi India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) is supposedly dedicated to foreign intelligence gathering, but actua...

Crisis in Afghanistan would add to Pakistan’s woes

Afghan refugees in Pakistan One cannot condemn an entire nation as being ungrateful, but as a government, Afghanistan certainly qualifies fo...

Post-COVID-19, Pakistan will have to look to China more an...

While the proportions of COVID-19’s debilitating effect is not yet clear, the pandemic is causing a massive melt-down of the global economy. Gro...

Unconventional problems need unconventional remedies

Millions of people have lost their jobs and more will lose. The pandemic is not only taking lives but is badly aggravating the economic crisis. As tim...

Pakistan needs to prepare for the heatwave to follow

This year, the holy month of Ramazan comes to us with two difficulties: Firstly, there is social distancing, curfews and closure of shops, which are i...

Gen. Waheed Kakar’s is the ideal model for military-civil...

Gen. Waheed Kakar Abdul Waheed Khan was born into a Pashtun family of the Kakar tribe (which originally migrated from Zhob, Baluchistan) in the s...

To succeed, leaders should have a good set of advisors

Advisor Moeed Yusuf with Imran Khan Entrusted by US President Abraham Lincoln in 1864 to fight the war against the Confederacy in the American Ci...

Politically linked feudal profiteers stunt Pakistan’s agri...

IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva recently stated that the world is entering a recession that will be worse than that which followed the global financial...

Balancing life and livelihood in coronavirus-hit Pakistan

A view of a downtown market is seen empty during restrictions due to COVID-19 situation in Karachi, Pakistan, March 20, 2020. Despite the opp...

Patron-client relations and cronyism mark the Pakistani sy...

Collage of Pakistani politicians More than seventy years into independence, Pakistan continues to be bedeviled by major socio-economic challenges...

How Sindh police are restoring tranquility in the province

Caption The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam,has taken various far-reaching initiatives to build the capacity of pol...

Rivers of conflict

Modi inaugurates Kishenganga hydro-electric project The global demand for fresh water resources has escalated dramatically over the last few year...

Making CPEC work - II

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a collection of infrastructure projects for Pakistan (current size US$45 billion, expected size US$62 b...

Making CPEC work - I

At a panel discussion organized by Pathfinder and Martin Dow Group during Davos 2020, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh spoke about understanding the China Pakis...

It’s time Pakistan evolved a foreign policy to suit changi...

Gen. Bajwa in Iran Rapid globalization and the visible shift of economic and political momentum towards (Eur) Asia because of China and its Belt...

America’s ‘Lessons Learned’ exercise tells why Afghans cou...

The recently published papers on the American war in Afghanistan are astonishing in their clarity, but the reasons that the papers cite for the fail...