Publications

Here are some of our recent OP-Eds

The faulty logic of FATF
The faulty logic of FATF (Part I)

The faulty logic of FATF (Part I)

Although, the consequences of blacklisting would not be fatal for Pakistan, and it is a resilient country that has weathered many a storm before; the FATF blacklisting measure could nonetheless have worrisome effects on […]

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Time to Change our Approach
Time to Change our Approach

Time to Change our Approach

Whenever a terrorist attack occurs anywhere in the world, people in Pakistan hope and pray that the perpetrator isn't from Pakistan. After every such incident, Pakistan is among the first to condemn the attack […]

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Kashmir
THE BLEEDING VALLEY

THE BLEEDING VALLEY

  The cloud of sudden death looms large and heavy on the inhabitants of Kashmir living on both sides of the de facto border, known as the Line of Control (LoC). They often have to […]

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FATF
Has the FATF Failed?

Has the FATF Failed?

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-ministerial body that aims to curtail international money laundering and terrorist financing by setting standards for national financial architectures. It is a voluntary body comprising 40-odd […]

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Ops Swift Retort
PAF 'Ops Swift Retort' and effectiveness of Air Power

PAF 'Ops Swift Retort' and effectiveness of Air Power

“The world stands on the threshold of the “aeronautical era”. During this epoch the destinies of all people will be controlled through the air”. –Brig Gen William Billy Mitchells   16 Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage 2000s […]

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Ijtamai Kifayat Sheari aur Usky Asraat
Ijtamai Kifayat Sheari aur Usky Asraat
The Maturity of Debts and Governments
The Maturity of Debts and Governments

The Maturity of Debts and Governments

The looming fears of an economic recession in Pakistan and a difficult negotiation process with the International Monetary Fund are drawing increased public and media attention to the debt and deficit position of the […]

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Time for a Public Finance Management Act
Time for a Public Finance Management Act

Time for a Public Finance Management Act

The article can also be accessed at  https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201907250256&EN_ID=11201907250091&EMID=11201907250042 […]

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Kashmir
Implication of Abrogation of Article 370

Implication of Abrogation of Article 370

Riding the Hindutva wave, BJP government in India has abrogated Article 370 of the Indian constitution, which gave special status to Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).  This is not only a violation of UN resolutions […]

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Myth and Reality
Indian Armed Forces – Myth and Reality

Indian Armed Forces – Myth and Reality

With its substantial size and geography, over 1.3 billion population, a booming IT industry, a large size economy and emerging markets, India perceives itself as a regional power with a capacity of becoming an […]

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