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Maheen Shafeeq
Maheen Shafeeq

  • June 17, 2024

    Navigating a negative neighbourhood

    Pakistan has generally aimed for a peaceful neighbourhood and as well as peace within the region

  • June 10, 2024

    Revisiting Pakistan-India trade?

    As geopolitical tensions around the world experience an upswing, major countries are contemplating methods to ‘de-couple’ and ‘de-risk’...

  • May 22, 2024

    India’s exhausting rhetoric

    In its political manifesto of 2024, the BJP mentions Pakistan only once in the context of infrastructural development along the India-Pakistan border

  • April 21, 2024

    India’s election ploys

    The timeline of the incidents of February 2019 and the information revealed recently have shown that the BJP manipulated the Indian voters in 2019

  • March 24, 2024

    Pakistan-India detente?

    The exchange of political tweets between the leaders of two hostile neighbours was perceived by many as an icebreaker

  • January 20, 2024

    We need to move on BRICS Plus

    With the welcoming of five new members, BRICS seems to have achieved its initial goal of expansion

  • December 28, 2023

    Pakistan in a new world

    Analysts often promote the perception that the world order has moved away from cooperation and conciliation towards coercion and confrontation but...

  • December 18, 2023

    Strategic instability

    Since the 1970s, Pakistan has periodically proposed regional arms control and confidence-building measures . India usually rejects such proposals as...

  • November 15, 2023

    A topsy-turvy relationship

    The flags of the US and Pakistan. — AFP/FileSince the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, Pakistan’s relationship with the US has become somewhat...

  • October 24, 2023

    How the West sees India

    Indian PM Modi attends the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg on August 23, 2023. — AFPIndia has been under international scrutiny since Canadian Prime...

  • August 29, 2023

    BRICS plus six

    In 2001, Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O’Neill coined the acronym BRIC in a research paper, predicting a potential club of emerging economies....

  • July 11, 2023

    Repairing ties

    Since the start of trade wars between the US and China in 2018, the two sides have plunged into a competitive rivalry often quoted as ‘Cold War...

  • May 24, 2023

    Can AI be destructive?

    On May 17, Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI – the company that owns ChatGPT – urged for artificial intelligence regulations. He testified before...

  • May 03, 2023

    Is American power waning?

    Analysts have marked the rise of China due to its diplomatic triumph in the Middle East, its growing cosiness with Russia and the downfall of the US...

  • April 09, 2023

    The dual-use dilemma

    Due to the intensifying geopolitical and technological competition, defence and security forces around the world now integrate civilian technology...

  • March 27, 2023

    A perpetual war

    The predictions made at the onset of the Ukraine war were impulsive. Many intelligence reports assumed that Ukraine would fall and Russia was headed...

  • March 20, 2023

    Rekindling relations

    After closed-door negotiations from March 6 to March 10 in Beijing, China, a joint trilateral statement by China, Saudi Arabia and Iran announced...

  • February 01, 2022

    Resolving conflict

    Amid the US-China tussle, Pakistan has maintained an impartial stance, wisely balancing its relations with the two. It stresses a non-partisan...