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Sehar Kamran

Sehar Kamran is the President of the Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies (CPGS), she is a prominent politician, acadmeician and practitioner in the areas of regional, international defense and strategic studies. Twitter @SeharKamran

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Palestinian Lives Matter 

Once again, Palestine is burning. As the world continues to overlook Israeli aggression, over 100 Palestinians including children have been killed by airstrikes carried out by Israeli forces in Gaza. 

May 15, 2021

Imran Khan’s irresponsible statements on rape will have consequences for Pakistani society

“As millions of women know all too well, no one ever avoided a rape by wearing a longer skirt” - Anne K. Ream 

April 12, 2021

Empowering Pakistan’s women is a requisite for nation-building

“No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you.” – Muhammad Ali Jinnah 

March 07, 2021

The legacy of the great Benazir Bhutto

2020 marks 13 years since Benazir Bhutto (BB) died in an untimely and unnatural manner. She was an epitome of courage, foresight, and charisma-- an enduring icon who could unite all of Pakistan despite its different ethnic and socioeconomic makeup. 

December 26, 2020

Modi’s India has been internationally unmasked

“Violence, both public and private, remained an all too pervasive part of Indian life. Expressing hostility towards Pakistan was still the quickest route to national unity,” Barack Obama, A Promised Land 

December 12, 2020

Does Biden's victory mean well for South Asia's conflict zones?

The people of the United States have spoken in overwhelming numbers. President Donald Trump was voted out of office after serving only one term, an unusual occurrence for an incumbent US President in recent history.  

November 11, 2020