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The Organization and History of Pakistan’s Military

On May 23, 2019, Posted by , In Pakistan,Uncategorized, By , , With No Comments

The Pakistan Armed Forces were created from the British Indian Army in 1947 (Heathcote 1995, 253). They are comprised of the Army, Navy, and Airforce and are led by Zubair Mahmood Hayat, who currently serves as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (Shaikh 2016; Blood 1996, 287-288). This…

China’s Belt and Road Initiative in South East Asia

On May 13, 2019, Posted by , In China,Information Reports,Jeff Bates,South China Sea,Southeast Asia, With Comments Off on China’s Belt and Road Initiative in South East Asia

Image of the BRI conference held in April.  Photo credit (Chanborey, Cheunboran. 2019) In late April, Chinese President Xi Jinping held a meeting with leaders of countries involved with the Belt and Road Initiative, or BRI.  Included in the meeting were more than 1,500 delegates and 40 heads of state. …

Pakistan’s Government: A Brief Profile

On May 13, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,Maria Cano,Pakistan, With Comments Off on Pakistan’s Government: A Brief Profile

By Maria Cano Government of Pakistan: Information Report             In 2013, Pakistan saw its first peaceful democratic transition of power.[1] The country has seen multiple changes in government since gaining its independence in 1947. Its first constitution, passed in 1956, was suspended only two years later by Ayub Khan.[2] In…

Afghanistan’s Government: A Brief Profile

On May 13, 2019, Posted by , In Afghanistan,Information Reports,Kailey Nordgran, With Comments Off on Afghanistan’s Government: A Brief Profile

By Kailey Nordgran The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, also known as Afghanistan, is located in South Central Asia. The government of Afghanistan consists of the President, council of ministers, provincial governors and the national assembly. According to the 2004 constitution, “Afghanistan shall be an Islamic Republic, independent, unitary and indivisible…

A Status of North Korea’s Economy

On April 4, 2019, Posted by , In North Korea,South Korea, With Comments Off on A Status of North Korea’s Economy

Ranked last out of 180 countries in The Heritage Foundation’s 2019 Index of Economic Freedom and with a GDP per capita of a meager $2000, North Korea has one of the world’s poorest economies.[1] Still, North Korea has captured international attention for decades and especially in the last 5 years…