Andleeb Abbas

  • TWeapons of mass destruction bring to mind wars, lost lives, huge economic costs and devastating impact on human lives. Degradation of environment is exactly that where humans have waged a war against the eco system destroying the natural habitat of forests, water bodies, wild life that eventually ...

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  • TSecurity of a nation is the prime responsibility of those who run the country. Nations have to prepare and protect internally and externally the lives and livelihoods of the people of the country. Wars, conflict, terrorism are all first to the mind words that describe security dangers. The dangers ...

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  • THeadless chicken or head-on. Both these two words have a negative connotation. Yet these two words describe the state of our state institutions. The story of our institutions becoming lost, paralyzed, and dysfunctional is not new but what is new is how rapidly they are now precipitating the fall of ...

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  • TThe image of the Wild West and Clint Eastwood as a man with the gun fighting off enemies and evil is what Hollywood’s early memories are all about. While Hollywood has moved on more sophisticated technology prompted movies that mostly show terror and terrorists planning violence in Middle ...

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  • TA society loses its identity when criminals become idols. The concept of right or wrong is reinforced by rewarding those who adhere to the path of principles and laws and punishing those who stray away from this path. That is known as the system of accountability which acts as a check and balance ...

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  • T“We should leave Afghanistan immediately. No more wasted lives. Rebuild the US first.” Said Donald Trump in 2013. That has been and was the center of his election campaign thereafter. That was one of the reasons he won as a President. That was a part of his foreign policy manifesto to ...

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