Pakistan's Nuclear Evolution: A Primer - Dawn

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

By: Moeed Yusuf

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Exactly two decades ago this day, Pakistan tested nuclear weapons following India’s lead, becoming the seventh country to declare its nuclear capability to the world. As the street erupted in jubilation, Pakistani officials talked up the benefits of the country’s newly earned status.

Nigeria: Buhari's Three Years in the Saddle - This Day

Monday, May 28, 2018

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Today, Nigeria is in disarray. Brothers are killing one another while some sections of the country feel completely alienated, no thanks to President Muhammadu Buhari who has failed in the past three years to show leadership when it mattered most. Tobi Soniyi, Segun James and Shola Oyeyipo report.

Significance of Academia in Policy Making - Daily Pakistan

Friday, May 25, 2018

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Policy making process has undergone numerous evolutionary changes, the aftermaths of 1st world war gave birth to international relations (IR) as a separate academic discipline, while the post 2nd world war era brought modification in the working of academia.

After ISIS, Iraqi Voters Demand Effective Governance - ReliefWeb

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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When Iraqis went to the polls on May 12, the country’s foreign policy was the last thing on their minds. For the vast majority, the central question about the next government was expressly local: Will it be able to deliver services, get the economy moving and, perhaps most important, curb corruption? Three Iraq experts, speaking...

The academia and policy making - Daily Times

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Policy making processes have undergone numerous evolutionary changes since the concept of international relations (IR) came into being after World War I as an academic discipline. The workings of the academia were further modified in the post-World War-II era. This is how the academic IR community emerged...

Report: Ex-North Korean diplomat resigns from South Korean think tank - UPI

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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A high-profile defector who recently published a book on the North Korean regime has resigned from his position at South Korea's Institute for National Security Strategy. Thae Yong-ho, who fled Pyongyang's embassy in London with his family in 2016, is departing the state-run think tank following accusations from the North he was hampering diplomatic engagement on the peninsula.