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

Shifting Alliances in Middle East

While the defeat of ISIS has been lauded in the media as it will bring an end to the misery of the Iraqi’s who suffered at the hands of terrorists and were displaced, however, presence of a myriad of actors in the Iraq, the precarious reconciliation process, intertwining interests will have deeper repercussions for the […]

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Will Iran protests yield results?

Will Iran protests yield results?

On the eve of the New Year, a new wave of protests greeted the government of Iran. Thousands of people took to the streets to protest against the incumbent government and raised slogans against a range of issues: economic grievances, political dictatorship and misplaced foreign policy priorities. To quash the popular uprising, Rouhani-led reformist government […]

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Extremism and Peace

Extremism and Peace

The terrorist attack on the Agricultural Training Institute, Peshawar killed nine people and injured 32, mostly students. The launching of attack on the day of Eid Mildun Nabi, raises the question that how a person by hurting others can be the follower of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Islam is a religion of peace and balance, we […]

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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

JOB OPPORTUNITY

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Applications are invited from Pakistan nationals for the following posts which will be on contract basis. Click here for Details Click to share

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IPRI in the News

IPRI in the News

IPRI organised a two-day International Conference on “Regional Dynamics and Strategic Concerns in South Asia” on 14 and 15 November 2017, in collaboration with HSF. The event was well reported by the print media on Day One as well as Day Two. It also received prime time coverage on leading channels including: Geo News ARY News Dawn […]

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IPRI Journal Indexed in Emerging Sources Citation (Web of Science)

IPRI Journal Indexed in Emerging Sources Citation (Web of Science)

The IPRI Journal has been recognized by Clarivate Analytics (formerly the IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters) for coverage in its academic products and services. Beginning with Vol. XVII (1) 2017, the IPRI Journal will be indexed and abstracted in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). Clarivate Analytics is an independent company that owns and […]

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Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017

Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017

    Research Papers Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: A Threat to Pakistan? – Muhammad Nawaz Khan                                                                  1 Realignment: The UK-China Nexus and What it Means for Pakistan and CPEC – Muhammad Zarrar Saeed                                                                 27  Analysis of Determinants for CPEC’s Success and Failure: Emerging Challenges and Lessons for Pakistan […]

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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

Achieving Peace in Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects

Achieving Peace in Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects

Most millennials may not remember what or even who exactly and why the war in Afghanistan even began. But those who have fought in the region, live in (and around) its continually tested, re-configured horizons can probably never forget. The papers, thought pieces and essays in this volume trace the multifarious ways in which the […]

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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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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 for the Month of December 2017

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of December 2017

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

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IPRI Newsletter for the Month of November 2017

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of November 2017

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

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IPRI Newsletter October 2017

IPRI Newsletter October 2017

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

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Articles in Urdu Newspapers

!!ٹرمپ،یاہو ،مودی کی مثلث

!!ٹرمپ،یاہو ،مودی کی مثلث

یہ بات خاصی اہمیت کی حامل ہے کہ ایک جانب امریکی صدر ٹرمپ نے نئے سال کے آغاز پر پاکستان کے خلاف وہ لب و لہجہ اختیار کیا جس کی مثال اس سے قبل کم ہی ملتی ہے اور یہی وجہ ہے کہ گزشتہ چند دنوں میں پاکستان کے امریکہ کیساتھ باہمی تعلقات غالبا کم […]

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روہنگیا بحران، جنوبی ایشیاء اور بھارت

روہنگیا بحران، جنوبی ایشیاء اور بھارت

سوال یہ اٹھتا ہے کہ میانمار میں روہنگیا مسلمانوں کی نسل کشی پر بھارت کا رد عمل کیا ہے؟۔اس کا جائزہ لیا جائے تو جیوپولیٹکس کی وجہ سے بھارت کا رویہ روہنگیا بحران کے ضمن میں کسی حد تک مایوس کن ہی قرار دیا جا سکتا ہے۔ دہلی سرکار غالباً بھارتی عوام پر یہ ظاہر […]

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!نہتے کشمیری ، نئے کارتوس اور۔۔

!نہتے کشمیری ، نئے کارتوس اور۔۔

قابض بھارتی فوج نے نہتے کشمیری عوام کے خلاف ریاستی دہشتگردی کا جو سلسلہ شروع کر رکھا ہے اس میں کسی قسم کی کمی آنے کی بجائے ہر آنے والے دن کے ساتھ شدت پیدا ہوتی جا رہی ہے ۔ جس کا تازہ ترین ثبوت چند روز قبل سات اکتوبر کو تب سامنے آیا جب […]

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