Waqas Mahmood Ali

  • In the 12-13th century, the Slave Dynasty existed in two parts of the world: Egypt and Indian Subcontinent. Egyptian Slave Dynasty got famously known as the 'Mamluks'. Historical records denote that around 13th century, Qutbuddin Aybak ruled over the Delhi Sultanate in India and Egypt was under ...

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  • In the aftermath of last month's US election shockwaves, the global re-alignment mechanism can be seen 're-adjusting and settling' to become certain after a period of uncertainty this year.  Since the Russian intervention took place in Syria, the world events have rapidly transfused into ...

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  • It leaves no doubt that as long as militarism creeps in society through military dictatorships, then Pakistan would always witness democracy restored in intervals to the point where the nature establishes a spiritual democracy – eventually, closing doors for militarism. It is a ...

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  • As the battle for Mosul (Iraq) and Aleppo (Syria) rages on, countries like US, Russia and Turkey are gradually being involved deeper into the abyss of Middle Eastern quagmire. As the election of the new American president approaches, the global village is experiencing an intense struggle between ...

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  • The religion of Islam has emerged as the second largest faith-following religion in the world. Today, the world of Islam seems to be in a miserable and desperate situation to overthrow the reins of oppression, lies and tyranny. The Middle East is near destruction at hands of Godless forces of ...

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  • The events occurring in the global arena of geo-politics depict rapidly changing scenario, where the axis of power is shifting from West to East. The world, post-Arab Spring, has witnessed the rise of Sino-Russian led EurAsian bloc. Continental Asia is majorly comprised of Far East Asia (Japan, ...

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  • CPEC Summit & Expo was held at the Pak-China Friendship center, Islamabad on 29-30th August, 2016. More than 200 CEOs of Chinese private companies attended the event. The purpose was to create mechanisms for efficient operations and effective implementation of programs or projects launched ...

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  • The explosion in Davao occurred outside a hotel which Rodrigo Duterte visits frequently. Duterte had earlier shrugged off rumors of a plot to assassinate him, saying such threats were to be expected. At least 12 people were killed and 60 injured in an explosion at a night market in Davao City ...

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  • During his Independence Day speech, Modi targeted Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Kashmir, citing them as disputed territories to be under occupation of Pakistan. In response, the Chief Ministers of Balochistan and GB have suggested that it is attempt to divert attention from Kashmir cause ...

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  • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has proposed a resolution in the Punjab Assembly which aims to ban Hindi dubbed cartoons, Doraemon, aired on the cable. It is ironic that instead of setting priorities right, the nascent party has chosen an easy target to highlight linguistic and cultural issue. The ...

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  • Reading a report, 'Syrian army thrusts into IS bastion as Kurd advance from North’, provided a reflective impetus to the imaginative realisation of various, considerable developments taking place with respective level of significance in association to international events in the world system. ...

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  • Russia has responded to the western encirclement through diversification of her foreign policy. In the emerging scenario of an uncertain multi-polar world, the contemporary situation depicts a post-modern society. With the emergence of East, new paths and creative ideas are being adopted to deal ...

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  • Nawaz Sharif has challenged 10 or 20 percent of status quo element for which he has to pay the price. Nawaz Sharif offered to hold accountability for a purpose and a promise. In the beginning, there was an immature reaction given by PTI – as in election tribunals where they were the most ...

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  • American elections have always had an element of importance in terms of the influence it can make upon world events and vice versa, too. This happens as soon as Primaries start-or the prior period to it. While America supports the idea of freedom and justice at home, her policies tend to be of dual ...

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  • In the emerging multi-polar world, the globalised citizen has to face uncertainty in most aspects of his life. The level of influence it has or impact it creates can go to a large extent to affect the basic way of living. In contemporary era; what we face is the rapidness in the change in ...

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  • All forms of life depend on water. On Earth, water is important in both chemical and physical weathering processes. In Contemporary times, Water as a natural resource is becoming scarcer in certain places, and its availability has increasingly become a major social and economic concern. The single ...

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  • The nation of Pakistan gained independence in the 1940s from the imperialist British and has maintained her status quo of retaining slave mindset. With the rule of law compromised and trampled at every occasion, the people have found themselves unworthy of being called a progressive lot by the ...

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  • With the attack on Brussels, the EU and NATO Headquarters; a vicious outlook of Islamism has come to the fore that has spurred an uncanny reaction by Muslims who are questioning the fact that why is it that it is only the adherers of Islam who are resorting to violence but the world has not ...

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  • US owes Pakistan Rs. 18 million over use of Pakistani airbases. Whether Pakistan will receive the amount is not the striking part of the equation, but rather will Pakistan continue its policy to apprehend her status as a major US ally against terrorist networks. US President Barack Obama recently ...

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  • Pakistan over the years has been unsuccessful in attempts to curb diseases like Polio, despite stringent measures. Does this signify lapse in drafting or implementation of programs? Or the policies are averse of the proper facilitation of state-initiated measures? What are the factors aside from ...

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  • Take a look at Iran's position on the map. It is surrounded by nuclear nations: China, India, Pakistan, Israel, Russia, and France. Furthermore, Iran is entangled into proxy war that is spiraling into a camp divide of the World Powers with America-Europe on one side and the Russo-Asian camp on ...

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  • New Hampshire and Iowa hold America's first primary elections which are considered a tool for early measurement of the national attitude towards the candidates. Republican candidates have started to focus on New Hampshire which has a better recent record in picking up a nominee i.e 4 out of 6 ...

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  • Chinese Spokesman Lu Kang said in a statement that President Xi would visit the three Middle Eastern countries (Saudi Arabia, Iran and Egypt) over five days from Tuesday. Pakistani Prime Minister and Army Chief will visit Saudi Arabia and Iran on the same dates. In the past month, China has hosted ...

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