Behind Enemy Lines

Reuters photo



Zeeshan A. Shah

Over the last few decades Pakistan has gone through a major paradigm shift, both within its strategic placement within the region and with its allies all over the globe.

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Pakistan and India need to talk

PTI photo



Javed Majeedano

India and Pakistan were born at the same time when, after the second world war, Britain decided to leave the Indian subcontinent in August 1947. But two countries celebrate their independent days on different dates with Pakistan on August 14, and India the next day.

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CPEC: Centre of the World


Sabena Siddiqi

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor runs through one of the most important and central geo-strategic locations in South Asia.

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The UCL Festival of Culture 2016


Michael Organ

Five free days of culture

UCL’s, (University College London), Festival of Culture returns this year with a programme set to showcase the rich diversity of world-class research led by staff and students in the Faculties of Arts & Humanities and Social & Historical Sciences.

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Balochistan, China and India



Sattar Rind

Balochistan in the southwest of Pakistan is the largest province by area, representing 44% of the country’s total land mass, while at the same time constituting only 5% of Pakistan‘s total populace of 200 million.

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The China-Pak Economic Corridor




Sattar Rind

April of this year brought the new phase of Sino-Pakistan relations when Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Pakistan and signed a $46 billion agreement with its government under the title of the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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FATA and Pakistan: In The Line of Fire




Muhammad Waqas Awan

The US-led war on terror has spilled into Pakistan, particularly in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) due to weak border controlled management. This has increased the security challenges for Pakistan, in turn increasing another dimension of the threat from the western border (Afghanistan) to the already existing threat from the eastern border (India).

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