Sadiq Karim Soofi

  • TAs the old gives way to the new, Pakistan’s newly formed government must be prepared to discharge a duty which has gained traction in policy-making circles only very recently. The failure of past governments to realise the gravity of the situation means our cultural heritage lies barren and ...

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  • TCounter-terrorism is not a choice. It is an obligation. Being a part of a global legal system, we find ourselves in a situation that demands action. International law and UN resolutions, in particular, have outlined terrorism as a threat to ‘international peace and security’, a phrase ...

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  • TAfter the First World War and the birth of the League of Nations, the world witnessed a new breed of diplomacy, the likes of which had never been seen before. Many would say the League failed in its aim of ‘maintaining international peace and security’, yet, its importance to modern ...

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  • TUnder the 1997 Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA), the idea of proscribed organisations was introduced, whereby governments would draw up a list of organisations connected with terrorism and would then proceed to taking action against these groups under the ATA’s steps of procedure. The wavering ...

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  • TOnly a week ago, while I was pouring over my Facebook newsfeed, I came across the latest breaking news that had taken social media by storm; the Chilcot Report. Being a firm opposer of the UK-US intervention in Iraq, the Chilcot Report is for me, as it is for a lot of people, a breath of fresh air, ...

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