Day: June 18, 2013

The Foreign Policy Impact of Iran’s Presidential Election

Source: Stratfor: By Michael Nayebi-Oskoui and Kamran Bokhari Iranians went to the polls Friday to elect outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s successor. Candidates reported few serious problems with the process, and the losers sent congratulations to the eventual winner, Hassan Rouhani. Compared to the political instability that followed Ahmadinejad’s 2009 re-election, […]

Analysis: In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa budget, PTI lays out a strong start

Source: ET Public safety gets the second-highest allocation, at nearly Rs38 billion, no surprise in a province that has faced the onslaught of a brutal militant insurgency. DESIGN-FAIZAN DAWOOD/FILE KARACHI: Finance Minister Sirajul Haq may have delivered the address, but the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa budget had Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf economic wizard Asad Umar’s fingerprints […]