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Dr Maleeha Lodhi
Friday, April 18, 2014
The relatively peaceful presidential election and unexpectedly high voter turnout marks a hopeful beginning to the many transitions Afghanistan has to negotiate this year – political, security and economic. What happens next in the ...
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Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
The crisis over Ukraine has provided a fresh opportunity to President Barack Obama’s domestic detractors to assail him for ‘failing to lead’ and to deploy American power to force the Russian president to retreat. Much of this ...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
At a recent conference in Europe I found a great deal of interest in Pakistan’s close and growing relations with China. Three sets of questions aroused much curiosity. One, how is this relationship evolving in a changing ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
A striking aspect of a three-day conference last week in Brussels was the virtual absence of Afghanistan from its agenda and discussions. Not surprisingly, Ukraine dominated the Brussels Forum, convened annually by the German ...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
How will relations between Pakistan and India shape up after the Indian elections? Will the election outcome help to accelerate or slow down the normalisation of ties between the two neighbours? Most importantly for Islamabad, ...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
The writer is special adviser to the Jang Group/Geo and a former envoy to the US and the UK. ‘Duty’ is an angry and occasionally self-serving account of the four and a half years Robert Gates served as US defence secretary. But ...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
Counting the population has been an intensely contentious and challenging affair in Pakistan. The last census was held in 1998. Since then preparations have occasionally been undertaken to hold the sixth census, but they turned out ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
Several aspects of the present public discourse merit attention because of the way they are influencing national attitudes and shaping the country’s intellectual environment. Certain tendencies of thought seem to be especially ...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
Many international publications review and evaluate key strategic developments in a world that is undergoing a rapid and profound transformation. Some of these are particularly useful guides to the key trends shaping the global ...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
President Hamid Karzai’s mercurial behaviour and departing antics have thrown Afghanistan’s looming transitions into confusion even as the presidential election campaign has got underway in his country. The Afghan leader has ...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Dr Maleeha Lodhi
One of Pakistan’s most distinguished and able economists passed away suddenly in Washington last week. Dr Meekal Ahmed will be remembered and missed by many people who knew and worked with him, as well as by countless friends, among ...
No ceasefire: No good news for innocents
Abdul Hafeez
Posted : Apr 17, 2014
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Posted : Apr 06, 2014
When protectors become persecutors
Syed Taha Ahmed
Posted : Apr 03, 2014