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Zaheer ud din Babar The motorway incident is sad and alarming. As usual, the major political parties blame each other but the fact is that this tragedy has occurred because of our relevant departments’ non serious and irresponsible attitude. Once again, the improvement of governance is desperately needed. Apparently, the …

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Lithium Ion Battery for Submarines – the Game of Future Survival

Captain (R) S F Mahmood The submarine world is now undergoing some of the fundamental changes it’s seen in the last 40 years and there are signs that those changes may be the biggest, since the order was first given to “take her down.” New technologies are producing capabilities long …

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Kashmir’s Identity under Threat: ‘Humanitarian Regimes’ vs ‘Might is Right

Muhammad Mehran Iqbal Kashmir, famously renowned as heaven on earth, Its identity is under the threat of Indian aggression. A princely state during 1846-1947 under the British Raj in India called “Jammu and Kashmir” is now divided into many administrative territories i.e. Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh. …

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Indian Ocean, Conflict Zone of Another Great Game

Brigadier Intekhab Hussain Shah (Retd) Member Board of Experts, Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad 1. Indian Ocean has witnessed maximum human activities e.g. trade, transportation, explorations, communication even piracy during known human history. Great civilizations in history evolved either on the rim of this great water source …

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Pakistan’s Economic Sector – Challenges and The Way Forward

Maheen Khan Research Intern at Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad Pakistan’s Economy: An Overview Pakistan is largely an agrarian economy, with agricultural exports being its biggest source of income. The agricultural sector is pivotal, as it employs around 44% of the labor force. While Pakistan has undoubtedly …

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Azerbaijan: Paving the Way for Women Empowerment

Palwasha Nawaz Research Assistant, Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad Even though women all around the world have faced certain challenges since the very beginning but during the last century, women have experienced some life-changing events which led to the women enjoying the liberty and freedom provided and …

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KASHMIR: An Orphan Land

Barrister Syeda Misbah Kazmi Chair of Hope Inclusion Charity in UK and Chief Executive of Hope Inclusion Law Associate Islamabad & UK In August 2019, the Indian government revoked article 370 of its constitution, stripping Jammu and Kashmir of the special status it had held since 1954. This status gave …

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Armenian atrocities in the occupied region of Azerbaijan

Eman Naeem Research Intern at Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad Armenia is a country that is well known for its genocide, ethnic cleansing, and state terrorism. History shows the Armenian aggression and use of brutal power in occupied territories of Azerbaijan. The history of the Armenian nationalist’s …

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A great Nation, who tackled the external challenges in the early 1990s

Zahra Zahid Durrani Research Intern at Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad After The Collapse of Soviet Union Azerbaijan gained independence in 1991, despite facing many problems in the early 1990s. Azerbaijan was able to tackle them and preserved its national integrity along with forming a balanced foreign …

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Azerbaijan Role As A Member of OIC

Aamir Iqbal Research Intern at Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad From the very outset, building friendly relations with the Muslim world is one of the basic objectives of Azerbaijan’s foreign policy. After the restoration of its independence, OIC was one of the first International organizations for which …

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