IPRI Review

Cyber Security/Warfare and Pakistan

Cyber Security/Warfare and Pakistan

Introduction While the government of Pakistan focuses on fighting terrorism and extremism under the National Action Plan (NAP), another threat seems to be looming on the horizon, i.e. cyber warfare. “The advent of information age has profoundly impacted the thinking of states as well as sub-state groups in regard to warfare and security. While the […]

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FATA’S JOURNEY TOWARDS PEACE

FATA’S JOURNEY TOWARDS PEACE

Pakistan is fighting terrorism for more than a decade. Over these years, a number of anti-terrorist operations have been conducted in the tribal area. The peace agreements between the militants and the government were signed to ensure peace in the region. But when religious, educational institutions, army installations, airports and residences were targeted, it became […]

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18th Amendment: Rhetoric versus Reality

18th Amendment: Rhetoric versus Reality

Introduction Presentation on “18th Amendment: Rhetoric versus Reality” by Ms. Asiya Mahar, Assistant Research Officer was organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad on March 12, 2015 at IPRI Conference Hall. Salient Points: Key points of presentation are mentioned below: • 18th amendment became an act of parliament on April 19, 2010. It includes 102 […]

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News Paper Articles

Security & Viability of NAP

Security & Viability of NAP

Though there is no fixed definition of the term “security” yet the most agreed definition is “the absence of fear and threat”. Security has been a changing phenomenon since “Westphalian model”. Security in 21st century stands the most complex than ever before. There are numerous factors, which have come into being affecting the traditional concept […]

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Beginning of New Silk Road

Beginning of New Silk Road

The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiatives were raised by Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visits to Central Asia and Southeast Asia in September and October 2013. The Chinese led ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’, the ‘Maritime Silk Route’ (often consolidated as the One Belt One Road – OBOR) […]

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Seesaw of NSA dialogue: Fallout of Ufa Summit

Seesaw of NSA dialogue: Fallout of Ufa Summit

Pakistan has come to the logical conclusion that proposed NSA level talks between the two countries would not serve any purpose, if conducted on the basis of the two conditions laid down by India. It has also taken a rational position to follow multi-lateral routes for presenting its dossiers on Indian involvement in terrorist activities […]

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IPRI Journal

Winter 2015, Volume XV, Number 1

Winter 2015, Volume XV, Number 1

Research Articles Future of War and Strategy: Indo-Pak Dynamics Brig Najeeb Ahmad Transnational ideologies have helped to franchise war among the disenfranchised. Najeeb Ahmad discusses the Indo-Pak dynamics of this scenario which has muddled war strategy and driven the ends of power to fuzzy domains. Countering the Hegemon: Pakistan’s Strategic Response Dr. Zulfqar Khan Zulfqar […]

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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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Announcements

Upcoming Two-day National Conference

Upcoming Two-day National Conference

Upcoming Two-day National Conference on Building Knowledge Based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices Organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) in Collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), Germany (Pakistan Office) Date: September 9-10, 2015 Venue: Serena Hotel, Islamabad For further Details:   Click to share

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SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW REQUIRED

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW REQUIRED

Applications are invited from Pakistan nationals for the post of Senior Research Fellow which will be on contract basis.   Click here for Readmore Click to share

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One-Day Conference “Pakistan-India Relations: Post Congress Era”

One-Day Conference “Pakistan-India Relations: Post Congress Era”

  Upcoming One-Day Conference on Pakistan-India Relations: Post Congress Era Organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute at Serena Hotel, Islamabad August 04, 2015 Click to share

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Articles in Urdu Newspapers

!سرتاج عزیز بمقابلہ سشما سوراج

!سرتاج عزیز بمقابلہ سشما سوراج

اس حقیقت سے تو سبھی با خبر حلقے آگاہ ہیں کہ گذشتہ پندرہ ماہ سے بھارت کی خارجہ پالیسی پر پوری طرح سے ’’ را ‘‘ اور انڈین آئی بی کا قبضہ ہے ۔ خود ساختہ جیمز بانڈ ’’اجیت ڈووال‘‘ اور ان کے ڈپٹی نیشنل سیکورٹی ایڈوائزر ’’ ڈاکٹر اروند گپتا کے تحت بھارتی فارن […]

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سمجھوتہ ایکسپریس ۔۔۔ ملزمان کی رہائی

سمجھوتہ ایکسپریس ۔۔۔ ملزمان کی رہائی

وفاقی وزیر داخلہ چوہدری نثار علی خان نے سمجھوتہ ایکسپریس دہشتگردی کے مرکزی ملزم کی ضمانت پر عالمی برادری کی خاموشی پر افسوس ظاہر کیا ہے ۔ دوسری جانب ممکنہ طور پر ایک ہفتے بعد دہلی میں پاک بھارت قومی سلامتی مشیروں کی ملاقات متوقع ہے۔ اس پس منظر میں ماہرین نے کہا ہے کہ […]

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قومی سلامتی مشیروں کی مجوزہ ملاقات

قومی سلامتی مشیروں کی مجوزہ ملاقات

بھارت کی جانب سے تیئس اور 24 اگست کو دہلی میں دونوں ملکوں کے قومی سلامتی مشیروں کی ملاقات کے حوالے سے دعوت نامہ بھیجا گیا ہے جس کا تا حال پاکستان نے جواب نہیں دیا ۔ یہ ملاقات گذشتہ ماہ ’’ اوفا ‘‘ میں دونوں وزرائے اعظم کے درمیان طے پائی تھی ۔ قابلِ […]

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Books

Major Powers’ Interests in Indian Ocean: Challenges and Options for Pakistan

Major Powers’ Interests in Indian Ocean: Challenges and Options for Pakistan

Conference Coordinator: Khalid Chandio, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Coordinator: Khurram Abbas and Assistant Editor: Saira Rehman, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Abdul Manan Graphics, Islamabad, 2015.   Click here for Book: Click to share

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Roadmap for Economic Growth of Pakistan

Roadmap for Economic Growth of Pakistan

Conference Coordinator: Muhammad Hanif, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Coordinator: Maria Syed and Assistant Editor: Saira Rehman, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Abdul Manan Graphics, Islamabad, 2015.   Click here for book Click to share

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Pakistan’s Strategic Environment: Post-2014

Pakistan’s Strategic Environment: Post-2014

Conference Coordinator: Air Cdre ® Khalid Iqbal, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Coordinator: Khalid Chandio and Assistant Editor: Saira Ijaz, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Abdul Manan Graphics, Islamabad, 2014.   Click here for book Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter

IPRI Newsletter July 2015

IPRI Newsletter July 2015

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of July 2015 has been issued. IPRI Newsletter July 2015 For details, visit:       IPRI Newsletter July 2015 Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter June 2015

IPRI Newsletter June 2015

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of June 2015 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter June 2015 Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter

IPRI Newsletter

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Insight

IPRI Insight

IPRI Insight

  Vol. 2 No. 1, 2 July 2014-February 2015 Vol. 1 No. 2, 3 November 2013-June 2014 Vol. 1 No. 1, July-October 2013 Click to share

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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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