Publications

Emergence of The Student Warriors

‘So Establish Weight and Justice and Fall Not Short in the Balance’ (Verse 9, Surah Rahman, Al-Quran.) The Verse from the Holy Quran is explained as; Balance and Justice, Goodness and Care are the laws of Allah’s World. Justice is a heavenly virtue. Heavens themselves are sustained by mathematical balance, and the Constellation Libra, the […]
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The Taliban Sweep

The Taliban have taken Kabul in a time frame that has paralleled Blitzkrieg and the capitulation of France in WWII. Province after province has fallen but without bloodshed. Besides a few sporadic clashes, the Afghan National Army has surrendered throughout the country. President Ashraf Ghani made a stealthy escape while the Taliban announced amnesty for […]
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Anticipated Security Situation of Pakistan in the Backdrop of Afghanistan Security Situation

Afghanistan’s security situation has dramatically changed in the last few weeks. According to General Mark Milley (US Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff), the Taliban are in control over the majority of Afghanistan’s district centers and threatening to increase control, as U.S. forces continue to withdraw. He further added that the Taliban were in […]
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Remains of the Day

August 31, 2021, will conclude the US Forces Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support Mission to Afghanistan. The oscillating dates pertaining to withdrawal matter little to the Taliban. They got one part of what they wanted: the exit of foreign troops from Afghanistan, and it can be predicted that the Taliban will be able […]
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Is Pakistan’s Future in FATF’s Hands?

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced that countries should take the necessary steps to identify and mitigate Proliferation Financing (PF) risks by 2024. FATF Guidance on PF Risk Assessment (RA) and mitigation were finalized and published on June 29, 2021. The Guidance emphasizes the need for supervisors, financial institutions, and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and […]
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Future of Afghanistan

Following is a list of possible scenarios that lie ahead for Afghanistan: Scenario #1: Taliban are unable to take Kabul, and the stalemate continues for another two years, resulting in a de facto war-induced division between roughly the Pashtun and the non-Pashtun. Bad scenario for Pakistan. We accrue all the negatives and none of the […]
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