Over the past 70 years, Pakistan has produced an institutional structure that is highly unlikely to meet demands of the time. Resultantly, the institutional wreckage, left unrepaired by regimes in the past, continues to increase and debilitate over time. It is indeed capacity and effectiveness of institutions which determine the central authority of the state […] The post Pakistan’s Institutional Wreckage And The Paper-Thin Leviathan appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
China has had a complex history since it was converted to a People’s Republic of China in 1949, two years after Pakistan’s founding. It was ruled by the Great Helmsman, Mao Zedong, through 1976. His tenure was marked by ideological purity and economic stagnation. As things began to fall apart, Mao launched the Cultural Revolution […] The post What Is China’s Grand Strategy And How Does Pakistan Fit Into It? appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.