- February 20, 2017
Was the Middle East really better off before US’s invasion?
Among the issues discussed in debates by the current pack of US presidential hopefuls, of both parties, foreign policy is one of the hotter topics.
Each candidate has expressed his or her iron will in formulating a strategy for the eradication of terrorism and, of course, sternly dealing with the rising menace of Islamic militancy in the Middle East.READ MORE
The voices of progressive and moderate elements will continue to be suppressed if the politics of Pakistan isn’t directed toward true representatives of the peopleOnce again, Islamic militants in Pakistan have struck an academic institution, this time a university near Peshawar, killing 20 people. This violent incident follows a ghastly and more brutal attack by the same elements about a year back also in the same area that took the lives of 141 innocent students.READ MORE
While saner Americans are appalled by Trump’s outlandish statements, he continues to be cheered on by a large group
In June 2015, when the real estate moghul and TV reality show host Donald Trump announced his candidacy for Republican nomination as a presidential candidate, most people thought it was another stunt by the egocentric billionaire.
It would be demeaning to associate the status of a bureaucratic position to that of a university professor
A principal cause of the current strike of university teachers, we are told, is discrimination in new pay scales between university professors and secretaries to the government. The demands include, among other things, salary and allowance parity between senior professors and senior secretaries, and between professors and secretaries; and upgrading the status of teachers in the Warrant of Precedence. In other words, it is just not money that they are after, it is something else.