My six major personal and professional lessons from 2020

Dr Farooq Yousaf 2020 was a strange and difficult year for many. The year began and ended with a global pandemic that brought a 180-degree change in how we looked at things; both personally and professionally. Things that mattered the most (jobs and money) went in the background, whereas things that had a secondary priorityContinue reading “My six major personal and professional lessons from 2020”

Book Review: Pakistan, Regional Security and Conflict Resolution – The Pashtun “Tribal” Areas

Reviewed by Dr Claude Rakisits The tribal areas of Pakistan have played a critical role in the security of the country since Partition, particularly since the Taliban was ousted from power in 2001. Dr Farooq Yousaf’s book illustrates while militant activity has diminished in recent times, the law-and-order situation in the tribal areas remains precarious.Continue reading “Book Review: Pakistan, Regional Security and Conflict Resolution – The Pashtun “Tribal” Areas”