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Revisiting fiscal federalism

Mushtaq Rajpar’s opinion piece on Fiscal Federalism (The News January 1, 2020) is a welcome addition to the debate on the subject. Admittedly, the matter relating to NFC has faced deadlocks for decades, with the last Award in 2010 after … Continue reading

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Enter the Liquidators!

Pakistan is now a target of the ‘predatory global capital’. This global capital has for years seen the Pakistan economy as increasingly dependent on foreign largesse and the State as weak and tottering, run by a self-serving civilian and military … Continue reading

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Bane of Slave Mentality

The signing of a defence treaty between the United States and India in mid-2016 and growing defence ties between Pakistan and China amounts to history repeating itself –with different combination of players. In the 1950s, India allied itself with the … Continue reading

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