Author Archives: Shahid Hussain Raja

About Shahid Hussain Raja

An independent consultant with specialization in agriculture sector policies, food security, civil service and governance reforms, capacity building of senior government officers and prosecution of high profile corruption cases in developing countries.

Policy Concepts in 1000 Words: Multiple Streams Analysis

Originally posted on Paul Cairney: Politics & Public Policy:
(podcast download) ‘Ideas’ are the beliefs we develop and use to understand and interpret the world. Some beliefs are so deeply ingrained in our psyche that we generally take them for…

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Who is mysteriously supplying weapons to ISIS in Afghanistan?

Originally posted on CRSS Blog:
Image Source: www.embrussia.ru In a interesting turn of events, the Russian foreign ministry recently claimed that there were reports of ‘unidentified’ helicopters supplying arms to ISIS in Afghanistan, soon before the group captured a strategic part…

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Large Scale Integration of Renewables in Pakistan a Possible Option

Originally posted on Saadia Qayyum:
Energy generated by intermittent renewable sources (solar and wind) is vulnerable to large fluctuations, as their force and occurrence at a defined site cannot be controlled. Un-forecasted solar and wind power fluctuations can therefore increase…

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No Improvement in the Performance of DISCOs

Originally posted on Saadia Qayyum:
The average distribution losses in Pakistan are 20% as none of the electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) are performing up to the mark in terms of performance criteria defined by the regulatory authority. These include both…

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The Myth of Marriage and Pukirev’s ‘Unequal Marriage’

Originally posted on Angry on Fridays:
I was innocently searching for portraits of young Queen Victoria in floral headdresses (don’t ask), when I came across this painting on a blog called Wedding Clan: All About Wedding. The Unequal Marriage (1862) by Vasily…

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Healer or Human? Messiah or Worker?

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Start of BRICS Gold-Backed Trade Pushing Deep State Desperation at All-Time High

Originally posted on Covert Geopolitics:
It appears that the real reason why has Trump capitulated to the Deep State so quickly is the final BRICS leadership’s decision to start the dumping of the fiat dollar in matters of mutual trade…

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PRESIDENT ASSAD OF SYRIA IS NOT AN EVIL DICTATOR KILLING HIS PEOPLE- THE ESTABLISHMENT HAS LIED!

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Originally posted on THE MARSHALL REPORT:
What do evil dictators  look like?  What do they talk like?  Just how wicked is an evil dictator’s wife ?  Should she be toppled along with her husband?  Who am I talking about? President Assad of Syria…

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Constant Wait, Maybe

Originally posted on Writcrit:
Dark shadows, mournful skies, The benevolence of Nature is under disguise, Living kind waits tirelessly for allies, Considering itself quite unwise. The gloomy eyes of Nature have many undisclosed secrets Which, they may devise to reveal…

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It was once Fragile…

Originally posted on Writcrit:
It was once fragile, Seeking out for some support, From charitable earthlings, Hoping to share the bounties with the well bred— Asking for a favor from eternal Nature– In a silent plea with moist eyes, With…

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