With many of the analysts believing that the sun of the west is soon going to set and the east lead by China would soon take the seat of Super Power, Faheem Ahmad reviews 'The New Silk Road' written by Peter Frankopan. The Silk Road, a historical route connecting East with the Middle East and Arab World was once the backbone behind the economic development of the region. The author sees China's Belt and Road Initiative as an exact replica of the silk route, thus leading to the emergence and shift of power to the east.
The earth is round and so is time, at least by way of history repeating itself, as the fate of great civilizations, emerging from the dust and returning to dust, like the fate of people, from dust to dust, or even the fate of ideas, first emerging and then subsequently contested and challenged. Can this […]
‘Trust deficit bars India to join CPEC’, experts at Int’l Conference on ‘Connectivity: Road to Peace’
Istanbul: May 05, 2018 “Peace in Pakistan is essential not only for peace in Afghanistan, but also for economic development of entire South Asian region”, said Mr. Omer Farooq Korkmaz, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister of Turkey, for Middle-Eastern Affairs. This was stated at a one-day international conference titled ‘Connectivity: Road to Peace’ held […]
Hailing from Bagh, Pakistan Administered Kashmir; Dr. Rizwana Abbasi is Associate Professor at Department of Strategic and Nuclear Studies, National Defense University, Islamabad, Pakistan. She received her PhD in 2010, specializing in International Security and Nuclear Non-proliferation from University of Leicester. Dr. Rizwana is author of a book entitled ‘Pakistan and New Nuclear Taboo: Regional […]
As nations we all are derivatives of our cultures and civilization but if one wants to see a state wedged-in in pristine culture you could see the examples of India and China. Cultural preponderance and centuries-old civilizational heritage make the prism through with which these states will absorb modernity in the era of globalization. This […]