Tag Archives: South Asia

Envisaging free –economic zone in South Asia

By Zafar Iqbal Barak Obama is not alone when he imagines that cross -border connectivity can lead greater prosperity and understanding in South Asia. * There are some internal voices that validate this notion. Dr. Mubeen, a physician turn entrepreneur, … Continue reading

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Post-war Sri Lanka – the challenges of reconciliation, reintegration and rehabilitation

By Zafar Iqbal Three years on from the end of the civil war, Sri Lanka continues to face a number of multifaceted challenges concerning reconciliation, reintegration and rehabilitation. The country faces intense scrutiny over war crimes allegedly committed by its … Continue reading

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Floods Exacerbate Pakistan’s Woes – Analysis

By Zafar Iqbal Trapped in decade-long Taliban and Bloch insurgencies and an economic and energy crisis, Pakistan is facing another natural disaster caused by monsoon floods which so far has killed 434 people, destroyed or damaged 1.5 million homes and … Continue reading

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