IPRI Review

One-day Workshop “Human Rights Violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK): Kashmiri Aspirations and Responsibility of International Community”

One-day Workshop “Human Rights Violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK): Kashmiri Aspirations and Responsibility of International Community”

                General: A one-day workshop titled “Human Rights Violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK): Kashmiri Aspirations and Responsibility of International Community” was organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on August 8, 2017 at IPRI conference hall, Islamabad. The workshop consisted of one working session, in addition […]

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Pre-Poll Scenario-Uttar Pardesh (UP) Elections in India

Pre-Poll Scenario-Uttar Pardesh (UP) Elections in India

Pre-Poll Scenario-Uttar Pardesh (UP) Elections in India A IPRI lecture was held in the IPRI Meeting Hall on January 30, 2017. Mr. Asghar Ali Shad, Research Fellow, delivered the lecture. Salient points of the discussion are as follows: Seven states of India are going to the polls in 2017 with five of them in the […]

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Macro and Micro Dividends of CPEC: Efforts of Regional and International Players to Disrupt the Development in the Region, its Ramifications and Rectifications

Macro and Micro Dividends of CPEC: Efforts of Regional and International Players to Disrupt the Development in the Region, its Ramifications and Rectifications

Introduction: The relationship between China and Pakistan can be best described as promising, flourishing and turning out to be a success story by meeting all the requirements of changing situations. Over the years, this unique friendship has transformed into a strong strategic partnership aspiring to have robust economic cooperation and increasing people to people contacts. […]

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News Paper Articles

NATO’s Relevance and Europe’s Search for an Alternative

NATO’s Relevance and Europe’s Search for an Alternative

The North Treaty Organization (NATO) came into being to guarantee security to the war-torn Europe after the most devastated war in human history called “World War II.” It was precisely meant for containing “Communist” threat from the former Soviet Union. The “Warsaw Pact” was the response to NATO during the height of cold war by […]

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BRICS: Anomaly, cooperation or defiance

BRICS: Anomaly, cooperation or defiance

Over the years, BRICS has emerged as a  synonym to the concept of South-South Cooperation (SSC). Together, BRICS represents 26 per cent of the planet’s land mass, and is home to 46 per cent of the world’s population. More than an acronym that identifies countries emerging in the international economic order, BRICS has become a […]

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Improving Governance

Improving Governance

Governance is to manage a country’s economic, political and administrative affairs. It has a pivotal role in the life of a nation; it is an inevitable phenomenon for the smooth working of state machinery, it can lead a nation to glory and also make it fall. State structures responsible to ensure governance are the judiciary, […]

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IPRI Journal

Summer 2017, Volume XVII, Number 2

Summer 2017, Volume XVII, Number 2

  Scholarly Articles Contested Space of the Objectives Resolution in the Constitutional Order of Pakistan Dr Syed Sami Raza With incorporation of the Objectives Resolution in Article 2-A — or in the substantive part of Pakistan’s Constitution —  a number of cases surfaced in the superior courts challenging different laws and even constitutional provisions that […]

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Winter 2017, Volume XVII, Number 1

Winter 2017, Volume XVII, Number 1

Research Articles  The Role of Leadership in Foreign Policy: A Case Study of Russia under Vladimir Putin Dr Nazir Hussain and Fatima Shakoor                                                The focus of this article is to understand the influence of leaders in foreign policy decision-making and the subsequent impact of the choices that they make at the international level by taking […]

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Summer 2016, Volume XVI, Number 2

Summer 2016, Volume XVI, Number 2

Research Articles  Global Threat: A Comparative Analysis of Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (IS) Muhammad Munir and Muhammad Shafiq The metamorphosis of terrorism from Al-Qaeda to the Islamic State (IS) has presented new security challenges. The authors examine the threats posed by these two groups by discussing their ideologies, structures and capabilities.  They recommend that a […]

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Announcements

IPRI in the News

IPRI in the News

The Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) organised a one-day National Conference on ‘Insecurity in the Middle East: Implications for Pakistan’ on 17 October 2017. The event was reported by the print media. It also received prime time coverage on several channels including: PTV World “Live @ 5” on PTV News 92 News Samaa TV Bol TV […]

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IPRI in the News

IPRI in the News

IPRI organised a two-day National Conference on ‘Changing Security Situation in South Asia and Development of CPEC’ on 19 and 20 September 2017, in collaboration with HSF. The event was reported by the print media on Day One as well as Day Two. It also received prime time coverage on several channels including: PTV World PTV News […]

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IPRI Paper 19 ‘India’s Defence Budget and Armed Forces Modernisation: An Analysis’

IPRI Paper 19 ‘India’s Defence Budget and Armed Forces Modernisation: An Analysis’

As one of the world’s largest Armed Forces in a relatively peaceful neighbourhood, India’s defence budget has seen phenomenal rise over the past two decades. This rise goes far beyond its legitimate security needs and has more to do with New Delhi’s hegemonic ambitions since its current force posture reflects a much more assertive India […]

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JoCA

Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 1, Nos. 1&2, 2016

Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 1, Nos. 1&2, 2016

RESEARCH PAPERS  1    Daesh in South Asia       Maryam Nazir 2    Media Strategy for Countering the Daesh Threat       Amna Ejaz Rafi                                                         […]

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Books

Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia: Incentives and Constraints

Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia: Incentives and Constraints

It is a sad and ironic reality that when one talks of global peace as the ultimate objective nowadays, one is left rather perplexed because regardless of what world leaders and policymakers may say, it is not the end-all anymore even though it is only through peace that there can be just, equitable and sustainable […]

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CPEC: Macro and Micro Economic Dividends for Pakistan and the Region

CPEC: Macro and Micro Economic Dividends for Pakistan and the Region

While there is increasing and alarming political divisiveness in many countries and between many people, Pakistan has opted to go the other way along with an unexpected champion of neo-globalism – People’s Republic of China –  a country which has morphed from the backward fringes of agrarian socialism to the apex as the second largest […]

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Emerging Security Order in Asia Pacific: Impact on South Asia

Emerging Security Order in Asia Pacific: Impact on South Asia

The Asia Pacific region has undergone fundamental changes in its organisation, security order, and power structure in the post-Cold War era. The region has become a powerhouse of global economic and geopolitical transformation as part of Asian ascendance in comparison to the West, which in general perception is no longer the world’s centre of gravity. […]

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IPRI Paper (Monograph Series)

IPRI Paper (Monograph Series)

IPRI Paper (Monograph Series)

IPRI Paper 19- India’s Defence Budget and Armed Forces Modernisation: An Analysis (2017) IPRI Paper 18- Management of Pakistan-India Relations: Resolution of Disputes (2017) IPRI Paper 17- Challenge of Identity and Governance Quaid’s Vision: The Way Forward (2013) IPRI Paper 16- Bharat Mein Mazhabi Zafrani Rukh (2012) IPRI Paper 15- Genesis and Growth of Naxalite […]

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IPRI Newsletter

IPRI Newsletter September 2017

IPRI Newsletter September 2017

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of September 2017 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter September 2017 Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter August 2017

IPRI Newsletter August 2017

PRI Newsletter for the Month of August 2017 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter August 2017 Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter July 2017

IPRI Newsletter July 2017

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of July 2017 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter July 2017 Click to share

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Articles in Urdu Newspapers

!سنا ہے بہت سستا ہے خون وہاں کا

!سنا ہے بہت سستا ہے خون وہاں کا

واضح رہے کہ کانگرس کے نائب صدر راہل گاندھی دو ہفتوں سے امریکی کے دورے پر ہیں ۔ راہل گاندھی نے وہاں ڈیموکریٹک پارٹی کے تھنک ٹینک سینٹر فار امریکن پراگریس ( کیپ ) کے ایک پروگرام میں بات کرتے ہوئے کہا کہ بھارت میں نوجوانوں کے لئے نوکریوں کی انتہائی تشویش ناک حد تک […]

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!نسل کشی ۔ ۔ ۔ برما تا کشمیر

!نسل کشی ۔ ۔ ۔ برما تا کشمیر

 یہ امر کسی سے پوشیدہ نہیں کہ چند روز بعد اقوامِ متحدہ کی جنرل اسمبلی کا سالانہ اجلاس ہو رہا ہے ۔ اس مجوزہ اجلاس کا تھیم ’’ فوکسنگ آن پیپل: سٹروِنگ فار پیس اینڈ آ ڈیسینٹ لائف فار آل آن آ سسٹین ایبل پلانٹ ‘‘ ہے ۔ غیر جانبدار حلقوں نے اس رائے کا […]

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!یہ سہولت کار ، عیدِ قرباں اور ۔ ۔

!یہ سہولت کار ، عیدِ قرباں اور ۔ ۔

سبھی جانتے ہیں کہ عیدِ قرباں ایثار و قربانی کا دوسرا نام ہے اور اس متبرک اور محترم موقع پر دنیا بھر کے مسلمان بالعموم اور پاکستانی عوام بالخصوص اس ضمن میں بے مثال کارکردگی کا مظاہرہ کرنے میں کسی بخل سے کام نہیں لیتے اور اپنے تن من دھن سے پوری کوشش کی جاتی […]

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