Biden administration’s snubbing of Pakistan for a climate summit is insensitive to climate change in Pakistan

Recently, President Joe Biden invited 40 world leaders to a climate summit ahead of the COP26 in Glasgow in November. Pakistan is conspicuously absent from that list, albeit, effects of climate change in Pakistan are the worst in the world.

The event that is going to be held virtually consists of some of the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, including the US itself. Also, there are countries that are highly vulnerable to Climate Change.

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Pakistan, being the fifth most populous country in the world, is being relegated to a political Siberia on the issue of Climate Change. There is…

The Covid pandemic is the ultimate epitome of a butterfly effect.

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The event, caused by the transference of a particle from a bat to a human through an intermediary specie — that is still unknown — has brought about a cataclysm of change in our lives and economy ever since its origination.

Fareed Zakaria, who is a famous CNN host, predicted that the US, and the world in general, was faced with a threat that is microscopic, that has the potential to kill millions if necessary steps are not taken to prepare in advance.

One of the biggest threats facing…

The Mutiny of 1857 or the Sepoy Rebellion was a major upheaval against the British Raj in India. Violence had erupted from Meerut and spread all across India like fire in a dry forest. Muslims as well as Hindus joined in the armed struggle equally. But, in the subsequent years, it would become evident that the British perceived the blame to lie solely on the shoulders of the Muslims.

Thus began decades of repressive policies aimed at defanging the Muslim power. This was achieved by favoring the Hindus in the administration and civil services. In fact, the Muslims’ attitudes regarding…

Sikandar Riaz

What would Marcus Aurelius do? Politics, History, International Relations. Earth, Heaven, and everything in between interest me. I am not limited by my topics

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