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Umer Karim

Umar Karim is a doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham. His research focuses on the evolution of Saudi Arabia’s strategic outlook, the Saudi-Iran tussle, conflict in Syria, and the geopolitics of Turkey, Iran and Pakistan. Twitter: @UmarKarim89

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Pakistan’s Middle East foreign policy needs a strategic boost

In the last year since the formation of the Imran Khan-led government in Pakistan, the country has managed to prop itself up on the world map in a very positive way. 

August 18, 2019

Pakistan and horn of Africa: Starting a new partnership

The Horn of Africa occupies an important strategic position on the map of the world. It looks over the Bab 

May 26, 2019