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Social support in the fight against poverty

Dr. Obid KhakimovIn In the message of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Oliy Majlis on January 24, 2020, the fight against poverty was identified as a priority task. It was emphasized that “poverty reduction requires the implementation of a comprehensive economic and social policy – from …

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CPEC – A Gateway to Prosperity

The CPEC will indeed prove to be a gateway to prosperity for both countries – China and Pakistan as well as the region and even beyond. Under the CPEC, China is investing as much as $62 billion in various sectors in Pakistan in a phased manner. Investments under the CPEC …

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India’s Hegemonic Designs Destabilise the Region

Sajjad Shaukat It is most regrettable that by ignoring the modern global trends like renunciation of war, peaceful settlement of disputes and economic development in wake of the spread of coronavirus and its negative economic consequences almost all over the world, India’s hegemonic designs are destablising the region and its …

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JMICC: A Hub Of Maritime Information

Emran Rashid Pakistan’s Maritime compulsions are countless; its geostrategic location, the hegemonic ambitions of its eastern neighbor, presence of international Naval Forces IMES vicinity and extent of piracy till Gulf of Oman (GOO) add to the current maritime security matrix. The country is blessed with over 1000 km long coastline …

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No news is good news

No news is good news so says an age old adage. Most of the newspaper readers early in the morning often come across news which instead of making their day spoil it. Sometimes one feels as if there is no such thing as the rule of law in this country. …

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Who is Disrupting Afghan Peace Process?

Sajjad Shaukat Since the US special envoy for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad started his efforts to convince the Taliban to have direct talks with the US, he admitted that Pakistan have been playing a major role, as Islamabad succeeded in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating Table. Zalmay Khalilzad who, …

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Pakistan’s New Political Map: Revisiting the Kashmir Issue

Aroosa Salahuddin Research Intern, Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad The new political Map of Pakistan was introduced to the world on August 4, 2020, and it was a landmark move by Pakistan on the First Anniversary of India’s controversial unilateral decision of the Abrogation of Article 370 …

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Modi-led Anti-Muslim Chauvinism Takes Dangerous Turn

Sajjad Shaukat Without bothering for the reaction of the international community, Indian extremist Prime Minister Narendra Modi-the leader of the ruling party BJP has continued anti-Muslim Chauvinism in India by leading Hindu terrorism against the religious minorities especially Muslims. In the recent past, while addressing the Nation and the Indian …

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India’s Military Modernization: A Risk to Strategic Equilibrium

Hassan Tahir In a bid to ascend the world stage, India is swiftly modernizing her military and upgrading the defense inventory. The recent induction of “Rafale”, French origin fighter in the Indian Air Force (IAF) and plans of acquiring the Russian S-400 air defense system are notable developments which indicates …

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