Who Benefits From The Afghan Drug Trade?
By Shirin Gul
UN has declared Afghanistan the biggest producer of opium; a multi-billion business in the world. However, Afghan economy does not benefit from this trade in a worthwhile manner. Afghan opium farmers continue to stay as poor. Local insurgents and warlords control the business of distributing the drugs and make some money. However, the massive profits are only made by drug traffickers...
By Sajjad Shaukat
India has been openly opposing the CPEC and China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative; the US also joined New Delhi. In this context, on October 3, 2017, US Defence Secretary James Mattis told the Lawmakers, that “The United States has reiterated its support for India’s opposition to China’s One Belt, One Road initiative…the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a part of which traverses Pakistan-Kashmir.”
By Sajjad Shaukat
Every year, January 5 is celebrated in remembrance of the pledges of the UNO; as on this very day in 1949, UNCIP (United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan) resolution was adopted in which Kashmiris right of self-determination was granted through a free and impartial plebiscite, while still living under Indian occupation.
During the partition of the Sub-continent, the people of the State of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)...
Lockheed Martin is the only serious contender left for Turkeys naval frigate project after the Turkish navy rejected BAE Systems proposal. The project, however, could still be shelved for technical reasons
U.S. defense industry giant Lockheed Martin has been left as the only bidder in the $3 billion project for the joint manufacture of six frigates for the Turkish navy after Ankara rejected the remaining contender BAE Systems proposal....
I am Pakistan and I have turned 70 years old this August.I see that everyone has a story to share about me.Everyone has something serious against me: My inhabitants eat my fruit and call me barren, my enemies consider my inception as reason of all troubles.I have also heard of group of religious intellectuals that think that I am not following my "Deen" properly.When I try to follow "Deen" I am then labelled as conservative...
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