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Hamid Karzai and Nawaz Sharif Meeting

The Prisoner’s Dilemma

Spearhead Analysis – 25.04.2014 By Zoon Ahmad Khan Research Analysts, Spearhead Research – Pakistan Without mutual assistance both Afghanistan and Pakistan will lose the war against extremism. For the benign...

Iraq’s elections : Why Muqatada al-Sadr’s win heralds a new era for Baghdad

Spearhead Special Report – 29.05.2018 By Fatima Ayub Research Analyst, Spearhead Research On 12 May, 2018 Iraq saw its first elections since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003...
Inflation in Pakistan

DOLLARAMA

Spearhead Analysis – 17.03.2014 “Exchange rates must reflect competitiveness and productivity of the economy. In short, a rise in currency value must be earned and...

Electricity: Charge and Surcharge

Spearhead Analysis – 29.09.2016 By Farrukh Karamat Senior Research Coordinator, Spearhead Research The electricity consumers continue to face hardship in terms of persistent load-shedding, while having to contend with hefty...

Taming the Demons: Obama’s tactical shift

If Iran remains the pariah state, and if Americans are to believe that the Iranian nuclear program is a strategy to bomb not only Israel but also the Western World, a state of ‘emergency’ will prevail in the Middle East. The burden to protect will automatically fall on loyal Israel’s shoulders, in return justifying more Defense Aid to say the least. Similarly oil rich Iran can provide an alternative for the Saudis who have monopolized this business.

US – Afghanistan Policy: Options for Pakistan

Spearhead Analysis – 12.02.2018 By Hira A. Shafi Senior Research Analyst, Spearhead Research The month of January 2018 was tragic for Afghanistan. Reportedly, Taliban forces launched an attack on...

Mounting tensions

Spearhead Analysis – 09.07.2015 By Moiz Agha Research Analyst, Spearhead Research The ‘Hindutva’ and the ‘Fortress of Islam’ have, for quite some time now, been treading a dangerous road...

IRAN RISING

Spearhead Analysis – 29.01.2016 Post sanctions Iran is on the move. It has sparked investor interest and is being keenly watched by the corporate and business...

STUPIDITY MAY BE THE ANSWER

By Harlan Ullman In the late 1930’s with the economy still depressed and the march to world war seemingly irreversible, the great American humorist Will...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Diplomacy – The Way Forward

By Hassan Raza Sheikh Intern Research Analyst, Spearhead Research The Afghan Intelligence Service, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) has publicly blamed an official of the Inter-Services...