I. Fewer troops won’t end wars. Most U.S. combat involves airstrikes.
II. Afghanistan poses huge security threat for U.S. and Israel
III. N Pen and Sword: The Nine Lives of Pakistan (podcast)
IV. US Commission on International Religious Freedom – Report
V. Violating Rights: Enforcing the World’s Blasphemy Laws
VI. A US Foreign Policy in the EasternmMediterranean
VII. Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World: Fareed Zakaria l
VIII. ‘A New Cold War? Assessing the Current US-Russia Relationship
IX. Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now
X. LAC standoff | India approaches China bilaterally, with the challenge of global rebalancing, says External Affairs Minister


I. Russia’s ‘Doomsday’ Plane Robbed During Upgrade – Reportsw
II. Members of the State Duma observed parliamentary elections in Venezuela
III. West has policy to engage India in ‘anti-China games’, says Russian foreign minister Lavrov
IV. Putin said that work in OPEC + is the most important direction for Russia
V. The Air and Missile War in Nagorno-Karabakh: Lessons for the Future of Strike and Defense
VI. Russia to take part in joint military drill with NATO
VII. ‘India targets EU, UN with fake media, dead NGOs for anti-Pakistan propaganda’
VIII. Russian_Kazakhsatn Relations: Foreign Minsiter Sergey Lavrov’s Interview with Kazinform News Agency
IX. Putin Signs Constitutional Reforms on State Council, Secession, Russian Law
X. Govt in talks with China, Russia to get vaccines, says Dr Faisal Sultan
XI. Russian and Chinese Experts Discuss the U.S. Election Results
XII. There is no ‘Russia-Turkey alliance
XIII. Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova
XIV. Are Europe’s Leaders Ready for a Biden Presidency?
XV. Decision time nears as Brexit talks hit the wall
XVI. Talk of a ‘no deal’ Brexit grows as deadline looms
XVII. Securing the EU’s Place in the World
XVIII. Council conclusions on European Union – United States relations
XIX. European Union retains ban on PIA flights
XX. What Russia expects from Biden?
XXI. The Economies of Imperial China and Western Europe: Debating the Great Divergence
XXII. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luigi Di Maio
XXIII. European Union and ASEAN to form strategic partnership: Germany


I. Shutting school systems, wrong response to COVID-19, UNICEF says
II. 54 million women and youth face staggering humanitarian challenges
III. UN ‘vital’ for peace and cooperation says Economic and Social Council head
IV. ‘Pakistan hands dossier on Indian terrorism to UN chief’
V. UNGA adopts Pak-sponsored resolution calling for respecting sacred religious symbols


I. SBP Weekly Data Report
II. ADB sees economic recovery in Pakistan
III. PM proposes ten-point agenda at UNGA to avert economic collapse due to Covid-19
IV. Pakistan among top five countries with most investment in first half of 2020: World Bank
V. Pakistan’s remittances remain above $2b for sixth consecutive month
VI. RDA may attract $1.5b in 6 months
VII. Pakistan challenges India’s bid for basmati GI tag
VIII. Ehsaas bringing positive change to Pakistan: report
IX. Next five years’ economic growth not encouraging
X. Pakistan faces severe gas crisis in January as LNG trading companies take a back seat on bidding
XI. Technology, digitisation can tackle illicit trade
XII. RCEP: An Indian Miscalculation?lobal Humanitarian Overview 2021
XIII. A job-killing pandemic
XIV. Cybercrime costs to top $1tr this year: researchers
XV. New programme launched to enhance climate resilience, water security in Pakistan
XVI. Unctad sees 5.6pc fall in merchandise trade
XVII. Climate Change, Coming Soon to a Court Near You: National Climate Change Legal Frameworks in Asia and the Pacific
XVIII. ‘Green recovery’ from COVID-19 can slow climate change: UN environment report
XIX. In the past 15 years, climate change has transformed the Arctic
XX. Climate change: Covid drives record emissions drop in 2020
XXI. Poor nations call for more financial support to cope with climate impacts
XXII. After five years, here are five things the Paris Agreement achieved — and didn’t