Tag: Pakistan

pakistan’s-economic-crisis
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Sep
2019

Pakistan’s Economic CrisisPakistan’s Economic Crisis

Authored by Serban V.C. Enache via Hereticus Economicus: Pakistan is going through financial woes. The Government’s external debt sits at over 100 billion dollars [up significantly since 2017], while foreign currency reserves hovered in the range of 15 billion last July. To make matters worse, the Central Bank of Pakistan has been raising the interest rate in the last […]

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“it-is-ours!”-indian-minister-says-islamabad-about-to-“lose-pakistani-occupied-kashmir”
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Sep
2019

“It Is Ours!” Indian Minister Says Islamabad About To “Lose Pakistani-occupied Kashmir”“It Is Ours!” Indian Minister Says Islamabad About To “Lose Pakistani-occupied Kashmir”

Via Zerohedge… A top Indian official has put Islamabad on notice, saying India’s nuclear-armed neighbor “should be ready to lose Pakistani-occupied Kashmir,” in perhaps the most provocative statement yet since New Delhi’s revoking its own administered Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) historic autonomy on August 5. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was quoted by local media as making the inflammatory statement, saying— […]

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pakistani-pm-khan-hints-at-nuking-india-in-‘surrender-or-death’-scenario
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Sep
2019

Pakistani PM Khan hints at nuking India in ‘surrender-or-death’ scenarioPakistani PM Khan hints at nuking India in ‘surrender-or-death’ scenario

Via RT… Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned of “consequences” if nuclear-armed Pakistan ends up losing a conventional war to its nuclear-armed rival and neighbor India. Asked in an Al Jazeera interview to set the record straight on whether Pakistan would hit India with nuclear weapons in case of a large-scale conflict, Khan began with […]

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the-kashmir-dispute
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Aug
2019

The Kashmir DisputeThe Kashmir Dispute

Submitted by George Callaghan… The Jammu and Kashmir Conflict has rumbled on and off for 72 years. Kashmir (as the area is known for short) is argued over by Pakistan and India. The Pakistanis control an area they call Azad Kashmir (‘Free Kashmir) and maintain the fiction that this area is independent. In point of […]

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history-runs-in-zig-zags:-crisis-in-kashmir,-hope-in-argentina
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Aug
2019

History Runs in Zig-Zags: Crisis in Kashmir, Hope in ArgentinaHistory Runs in Zig-Zags: Crisis in Kashmir, Hope in Argentina

As one door  bangs shut in Kashmir, another opens in Argentina, writes Vijay Prashad. By Vijay PrashadTricontinental: Institute for Social Research As one door sharply bangs shut in Kashmir, another opens in Argentina. That is the nature of our struggles. In 1859, Friedrich Engels wrote, “History often proceeds by jumps and zig-zags.” To imagine history as […]

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