Category: Adil Najam

North Korea out to ‘test limits’ with missiles

Boston Herald quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies “North Korea’s rogue dictator’s brazen missile launch over Japan Monday was an attempt to “test the limits,” according to one local expert, who noted follow-up threats of more tests in “a meaningful prelude to containing Guam” has the Trump administration wrestling with an appropriate response…” […]

How a British royal’s monumental errors made India’s partition more painful

The Conversation by Adil Najam, Pardee School of  Global Studies/College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “The midnight between August 14 and 15, 1947, was one of history’s truly momentous moments: It marked the birth of Pakistan, an independent India and the beginning of the end of an era of colonialism…” View full article.   

Donald Trump vows ‘fire and fury’ as war of words escalate

Boston Herald quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “President Trump vowed to deliver “fire and fury like the world has never seen” to North Korea if it threatens the United States — but just hours later, the rogue nation announced plans for a pre-emptive strike […]

The cost of going nuclear

The News on Sunday quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “A series of groundbreaking ceremonies were lined up for the former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif…” Expert quote: “Japan has shown that even the best managed plants are not immune to natural disasters.” View full article.

Pakistan, Ousting Leader, Dashes Hopes for Fuller Democracy

New York Times quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Pakistan’s latest ouster of an elected leader looks, at least on the surface, refreshingly democratic…” Expert quote: “The clause under which he was removed essentially means all of Pakistan is ineligible.” View full article.   

CPEC and the environment: good, bad or ugly?

Express Tribune quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Mohammad Saleem and Badar Din have never heard of CPEC but they see plenty of Chinese people around…” Expert quote: “If we do that, I think the overall impact can be economically and environmentally beneficial.” View full […]

Trump aisla a EEUU e irrita al mundo al retirarse del Acuerdo de París

El Confidencial quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “El presidente de EEUU, Donald Trump, renunció hoy a liderar la lucha global contra el cambio climático e irritó a sus aliados al anunciar su retirada del Acuerdo de París, una decisión que no destruirá el pacto […]

Kim Jong Un’s ‘game of chicken’

Boston Herald quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “The Pentagon will test its anti-missile system over the Pacific today just a day after North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile, as tensions escalated even further in the ongoing global hotspot…” Expert quote: “This is playing […]