Monthly Archives: June 2011

New horizons in the Gulf Cooperation Council: a Comparative Study

Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC-6) has enjoyed a unique socio-economic, geo-political and geo-strategic position in the Middle East and MENA region. Its huge oil and gas reservoirs have the potential to rock the entire world. Its investment preferences and expenditures have ability to bring prosperity and stability in […]


PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER  It is neither the Pakistan army nor the ISI; it is Pakistan which few of our own media-men are targeting, knowingly or unknowingly. For the last many years, the world around us has been exploiting all possible resources to defame the two very sacred and no doubt […]

Pakistan ranked third in survey on violence against women

* Afghanistan tops expert poll of dangers to women * Pakistan blighted by acid attacks and ‘honour killings’ * India cited for trafficking and sexual slavery LONDON: A global survey of perceptions regarding violence against women has ranked Pakistan third. Violence, dismal healthcare and brutal poverty make Afghanistan the world’s […]

Reason, Logic and Religion

By Qaisar Sultan The idea that some nations and cultures are superior to others always puzzles me. What drives nations to prosperity and greatness? Is only a brief period of history that gives those nations opportunities that changes the equation? Or is it in the genetic disposition of people that […]