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Pakistan: The State in a State of Peril

Pakistan’s never-ending crush on democracy may come to an end anytime soon. With former Pakistani premier Imran Khan fighting to stay out of jail every day over petty cases, the…

Fiscal Implosion In Pakistan Economy And Impact On Defence Spending

Pakistan has landed itself in fiscal maelstrom due to its profligate rentier mindset. The country's economy is on ventilator and is literally gasping for external bail-outs. The talks with IMF…

By Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

What Leads to a Pakistan Like Economic Crisis

By Prasenjit Deb Anyone who is around and aware of the Indian Sub-Continent knows that the last 3 years have been turbulent, to say the least, and no one can…

Pakistan Under Unending Strain : Part II

 ‘If  the economic situation does not lead to its collapse, its militant groups will ensure prevention of its survival’ Part I of this essay emphasized on getting the background right,…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Pakistan Under Unending Strain – Part 1

Pakistan has for long, been heading towards a situation where it could be perceived as a failed state, or at least a state under immense strain. Everything that goes into…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Pakistan’s fish export hit by Chinese ban after coronavirus detected in its shipments

Karachi [Pakistan], July 26 (ANI): Pakistan's seafood exports has been hit by crisis after 'all-weather' ally China banned exports of fish in January after detection of coronavirus in their shipments.…

Pakistan’s public debt rose to over 8 pc in 11 months

Karachi [Pakistan], July 7 (ANI): Pakistan's public debt has increased by over eight per cent in 11 months of the fiscal year ended in June due to increased government borrowing…

Why Pakistan’s Kashmir Obsession is Good for India

To use a business term to describe a national security priority is never a good idea. You can be seen as unfeeling and cold. But unfeeling and cold is what…

Cash-strapped Pakistan inks agreement with Saudi Arabia-based bank to borrow USD 4.5 billion

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 6 (ANI): A debt-ridden Pakistan has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to borrow USD 4.5 billion to alleviate oil and gas shortages…

Despite Imran Khan’s promise to reduce circular debt to zero, Pakistan adds Rs 498 billion in FY21

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 4 (ANI): The continuous increase in the flow of the circular debt during the third year of Imran Khan's Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is against the promises that…

Pakistan – Saudi Arabia Reset 1.0

Photo Courtesy: MOFA Saudi Arabia Pakistan - Saudi Arabia Reset 1.0 Why the Reset Required? In September 2019, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan's relationship took a royal beating. The Saudi crown…

Imran Khan: Between Frying Pan and Fire

Imran Khan: Between Frying Pan and Fire The implosion in the Pakistan Democratic Movement  (PDM) is being seen by Imran Khan and his cronies as the fizzling out of the…