Dr Maleeha Lodhi

  • With Tassaduq Hussain Jillani’s elevation to chief justice of Pakistan, the country has completed a third transition in the outgoing year. A historic political transition saw power transferred from one elected government to another, with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif assuming office for a ...

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  • The recent diplomatic exchanges between Pakistan and India are akin to being on a treadmill: Plenty of activity and movement going nowhere. There has been a series of informal, high-level interactions last month on the sidelines of multilateral conferences — an Asia Europe meeting (ASEM) in ...

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  • With more outflows than inflows, managing the reserve position is critical. Having entered its sixth month in office, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government has to deal decisively with a number of urgent economic challenges even as it has taken the necessary first steps to stabilise the ...

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  • Poor states can become rich only by lying, claims new book. An important new book explains why some countries have become economic tigers in East Asia while others are relative failures or paper tigers. How Asia Works by Joe Studwell is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding the ...

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  • We live in a world in profound transition where mounting governance challenges have become more complex at both the national and global levels.New technologies have created unprecedented flows of instant information that have magnified the challenge. Governments are seen to be delivering too slowly ...

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