Interview: Francis Fukuyama

Emanuel Pastreich Francis Fukuyama is a leading American political scientist, political economist, and author best known for his booksThe End of History and the Last Man(1992) and theOrigins of the Political Order. He serves as a Senior Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at...

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The Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Shanghai Cooperation Organization Eleanor Albert                                                                        October 14, 2015 The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)is an intergovernmental organization composed of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan founded in Shanghai in 2001. Originally formed as a confidence-building forum to demilitarize borders, the organization’s goals and agenda have since broadened to include increased military...

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Henry Kissinger and the US Foreign Policy

Kissinger the Freedom Fighter Henry Kissinger is often condemned as a heartless practitioner of realpolitik. But early in his career, he was strikingly idealistic. By NIALL FERGUSON                                                       Updated Sept. 20, 2015 9:29 p.m. ET Surely no statesman in modern times, and certainly no American secretary of state, has been as...

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A new-look foreign policy

By M Ziauddin Published: July 24, 2013 Let us stop looking at China through the eyes of our 1960s’ generation. It is no more a country fenced in under a bamboo curtain looking out only through a narrow Pakistani window. It has gone global since 1979. Today, China is an...

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Essential Army backing

Posted on December 9, 2012 Share on printShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services0 Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani chaired the 155th Corps Commanders’ Conference held at the General Headquarters on Friday. As usual, the ISPR, the military’s public affairs wing—called the meeting a routine...

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Pak foreign policy needs changes

Shaukat M Zafar The vision of our founding fathers of a progressive, moderate and democratic nation committed to development of a modern Islamic state is now badly at stake. A deliberate attempt is underway in the West to defame Pakistan by questioning its credibility in war on terror. Slamming Islam...

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Pursuing Numaclacy

The Nawaz government has been in power now for nearly two months. Rather unusually, the prime minister has kept the foreign ministry portfolio to himself, supposedly because it is too important a matter to be entrusted to any of the 400-plus elected members of parliament. Yet, he has so far...

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Foreign Policy

In the short history of Pakistan, if we just concern the foreign policy of Pakistan we will reach on a conclusion that, it was not consistent. Mostly our foreign policy was and is based on personality base, and our foreign policy is changed due to the changing of leadership or...

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