IQRA MOBEEN AKRAM

Has Russia Outflanked the US in Syria?

Has Russia Outflanked the US in Syria?

Undoubtedly, Syria is one of the most convoluted conflicts of the contemporary world, which has protracted for seven years. However, amidst the peace talks and proclamations by the various parties involved in Syria regarding the beginning of a new phase, there is a need to discern if Russia has outflanked the US? While the Russian […]

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Fate of Palestine

Fate of Palestine

Even though a unity deal has been reached between the two most prominent factions of Palestinian polity, however, the optimism attached with the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation process seems to be fizzling out due to a number of factors. For instance, the future prospects of the Palestinian unity government and the Middle East at the large level […]

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Linkage between women & terrorism

Arguably, the level of violence and terrorism has been managed in Pakistan to an extent. However, reports on the involvement of women in suicide attacks are gaining the shape of a pattern. This is alarming because approximately half of the population in Pakistan constitutes women and if they fall prey to the propaganda machine of […]

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Hariri’s Dramatic Resignation

Hariri’s Dramatic Resignation

Amid the turmoil in the Middle East, the abrupt resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri has left the Lebanese and political commentators perplexed. This development is perceived disturbing for two main reasons. First, the former Prime Minister was considered the keystone for internal stability of Lebanon’s diverse polity. Second, Saad Hariri’s resignation is associated […]

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Shifting Alliances in Middle East

Shifting Alliances in Middle East

While the defeat of ISIS has been lauded in the media as it will bring an end to the misery of the Iraqi’s who suffered at the hands of terrorists and were displaced, however, presence of a myriad of actors in the Iraq, the precarious reconciliation process, intertwining interests will have deeper repercussions for the […]

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Rebuttal of RSN Singh’s Article on “Use of Pakistan by Indians”

Recently I came across an article titled “Use of Pakistan by Indians” written by a well-known Pakistan-hater, RSN Singh, who happens to be a former military intelligence officer and later served in the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW). The article is yet another Indian attempt to twist things in order to defame Pakistan. I could […]

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