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Emerging contours of Pak-Afghan relations

Emerging contours of Pak-Afghan relations

Since the formation of new government in Afghanistan there has been a flurry of activity between Kabul and Islamabad. In pursuit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s vision of peaceful neighbourhood, series of professional and technical level visits culminated in the summit.  Prime Minister Nawaz in a joint presser with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani reaffirmed his […]

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Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran

Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran

Top diplomats from the US, Iran and the European Union (EU) have been holding high level talks on Iran’s nuclear programme in Muscat, Oman. The trilateral discussion on the final settlement of a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, UK and US) in Muscat will be considered as final. Iran […]

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Challenges for new Afghan leadership

Challenges for new Afghan leadership

Completion of political transition in Afghanistan offers a window of opportunity, albeit a narrow one, for Pakistan and Afghanistan to swiftly and boldly make a course correction to respective approaches towards each other. Both countries could engage each other more constructively by recalibrating their policies towards economic links, border management and seeking solution to the […]

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Special Focus

The longest black day!

The longest black day!

  On this day in 1947, India fraudulently inducted its military in the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was a blatant violation of the parameters set for the partition of British India. Concurrently, India announced the accession of Jammu and Kashmir under a controversial Instrument of Accession. Ever since, the people of Kashmir […]

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Palestine towards Statehood!

Palestine towards Statehood!

Prime Minster Narendra Modi is trying to replicate Netanyahu’s Gaza approach in Kashmir. However, to Modi’s chagrin, British House of Commons has voted in favour of recognising Palestine as a state. Members backed the move “as a contribution to securing a negotiated two-state solution”. Advocates of the measure rejected the idea that recognition would harm […]

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Kashmir Dispute Back to the UN

Kashmir Dispute Back to the UN

While Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai and India’s Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace prize for the year, their countries are engaged in a sort of ‘small-scale war’ in the UN acknowledged disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.  Hopefully, the two laureates would put together their energies and help resolve one of the longest outstanding disputes on the […]

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IPRI Journal

Summer 2014, Volume XIV, Number 2

Summer 2014, Volume XIV, Number 2

Research Articles  China’s Evolving Posture in South Asia: Some Reflections Dr. Rashid Ahmed Siddiqi Siddiqui discusses China’s South Asia policy in the wake of the US draw down from Afghanistan and with particular reference to relationship between India and Pakistan.  From Divergence to Convergence: Pakistan-United States Foreign Strategic Relations 1977-1989 Dr. Zulfqar Khan Zulfqar Khan in this […]

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Winter 2014, Volume XIV, Number 1

Winter 2014, Volume XIV, Number 1

Research Articles   The Kashmir Dispute: Key to South Asian Peace  Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema Cheema discusses India’s evasive diplomacy on Kashmir and analyses the failure of both military and non-military means in solving this oldest issue on UN agenda. Alongside the on-again off-again composite dialogue Pakistan has even broached out of the box solutions but […]

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Summer 2013,Volume XIII, Number 2

Pakistan’s ‘Regional Pivot’ and the Endgame in Afghanistan Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmad After a long and costly war, Afghanistan is on its way to an uncertain security and political transition ahead of NATO’s military exit by the end of 2014. A Retrospective Perspective on Pakistan-United States Relations: 1947-1977 Dr. Zulfqar Khan The paper attempts to analyse […]

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News Paper Articles

Time to reset Pak-Afghan ties

Time to reset Pak-Afghan ties

Army Chief’s trip to Kabul marks the first high-profile military visit from Islamabad since the formation of unity government in Afghanistan. General Raheel Shareef was the third top Pakistani leader to visit Afghanistan in less than two months. Earlier, President Mamnoon Hussain had represented Pakistan in the inaugural ceremony of President Ashraf Ghani. Later, Adviser […]

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Sweden Strives for ME Peace

Sweden Strives for ME Peace

Sweden, a Scandinavian country, is the third-largest country in the European Union (EU) and one of the most highly developed welfare states in the world. It is considered as an honest broker in international affairs and with an influential voice in EU foreign policy. Kjell Stefan Löfven, who spent his early life in an orphanage […]

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Palestine towards Statehood!

Palestine towards Statehood!

Prime Minster Narendra Modi is trying to replicate Netanyahu’s Gaza approach in Kashmir. However, to Modi’s chagrin, British House of Commons has voted in favour of recognising Palestine as a state. Members backed the move “as a contribution to securing a negotiated two-state solution”. Advocates of the measure rejected the idea that recognition would harm […]

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Insight

IPRI Insight

IPRI Insight

  Vol. 1 No. 2, 3 November 2013-June 2014 Vol. 1 No. 1, July-October 2013

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Turkish spring in the making?

Turkish spring in the making?

The recent protests in Istanbul are being compared to Arab spring. Let’s see if the analogy with the recent developments in the Arab World is right. It all began with a small-scale demonstration in Taksim Square, Istanbul. Less than two hundred people gathered to save Gezi Park, a small park near Taksim Square, Istanbul that […]

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Books

Future of Economic Cooperation in SAARC Countries

Future of Economic Cooperation in SAARC Countries

Conference Coordinator: Muhammad Hanif, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Cordinator: Muhammad Nawaz Khan and Assistant Editor: Saira Rehman, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, MAD Mob Printers, Islamabad, 2014.   Click here for book

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SCO’s Role in Regional Stability Prospects of its Expansion

SCO’s Role in Regional Stability Prospects of its Expansion

Conference Coordinator: Muhammad Munir, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Cordinator: Usman Ghani and Assistant Editor: Saira Rehman, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, MAD Mob Printers, Islamabad, 2013. Click here for book

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Potential and Prospects of Pakistani Diaspora

Potential and Prospects of Pakistani Diaspora

Conference Coordinator: Air Commodore ® Khalid Iqbal, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Cordinator: Muhammad Nawaz Khan and Assistant Editor: Saira Rehman, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Orient Printers, Islamabad, 2013. Click here for book

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IPRI Newsletter

IPRI Newsletter

IPRI Newsletter

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Paper

Paper

Paper

CHALLENGE OF IDENTITY AND GOVERNANCE QUAID’S VISION: THE WAY FORWARD Genesis and Growth of Naxalite Movement in India China’s Peaceful Rise and South Asia The Ummah and Global Challanges Re-organizing the OIC Pakistan’s Vision East Asia : Pursuing Economic Diplomacy in the Age of Globalisation Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan India-Pakistan Nuclear Rivalry: Perceptions, […]

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Emerging contours of Pak-Afghan relations

Emerging contours of Pak-Afghan relations

Since the formation of new government in Afghanistan there has been a flurry of activity between Kabul and Islamabad. In pursuit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s vision of peaceful neighbourhood, series of professional and technical level visits culminated in the summit.  Prime Minister Nawaz in a joint presser with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani reaffirmed his […]

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Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran

Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran

Top diplomats from the US, Iran and the European Union (EU) have been holding high level talks on Iran’s nuclear programme in Muscat, Oman. The trilateral discussion on the final settlement of a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, UK and US) in Muscat will be considered as final. Iran […]

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ہندو اقلیت ، بھارتی پراپیگنڈہ اور حقائق

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پاکستان جب سے معرضِ وجود میں آیا ہے اس کے خلاف بہت سی بیرونی اور چند اندرونی قوتوں کی جانب سے بے بنیاد پراپیگنڈہ کیا جاتا رہا ہے اور یہ پراپیگنڈہ ہمہ جہتی ہے۔ کبھی اس کے سیاسی اور سماجی اداروں کو حرف تنقید بنایا جاتا ہے تو کبھی معاشرت اور سماجی قدروں کی آڑ […]

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