IPRI Review

Sustaining the thaw in Pak-Afghan Relations

Sustaining the thaw in Pak-Afghan Relations

Afghanistan and Pakistan enjoy a unique relationship that has many shades which keep morphing into each other in a number of ways; at times throwing up diverse and daunting challenges, and at times oozing out comforting brotherly sentiments and environment. Afghanistan-Pakistan, bilateral relationship appears to have come of age, however the gains are fragile and […]

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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, […]

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Our wanting counter terrorism effort

Our wanting counter terrorism effort

Whenever those responsible for counter terrorism claim success, terrorist make their presence and power felt through increasingly ferocious attacks. While one understands the complexity and enormity to terrorist activity, matching counter terrorism effort is glaringly missing. In the forefront is lack of will to implement the policies at the middle and lower levels of Law […]

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Special Focus

Dithering Afghanistan

Dithering Afghanistan

As the fighting season peaks in Afghanistan, relics from Karzai era have stepped up their effort to create disjunction in Pak-Afghan joint counter terrorism effort. One rudimentary way is to blame anything that goes wrong in Afghanistan on Pakistan. This strategy has many pluses for its proponents: it reduces public confidence in intra-Afghan reconciliation process; […]

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Burma’s Burning Rohingya’s Crisis

Burma’s Burning Rohingya’s Crisis

  Rohingyas are the 1.3 million Muslim minority ethnic group residing in the Rakhine state of Burma, formerly known as Arakan. According to UN, Rohingyas are the most persecuted community in the world. Labelled as world’s most persecuted people, Rohingya are now becoming Asia’s new boat people. Since 2012, there has been a forcible displacement […]

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Pakistan’s connectivity ventures

Pakistan’s connectivity ventures

In the context of globalization, connectivity, diplomacy and trade are not stand alone activities, rather these are parts of a comprehensive concept. If the political and territorial disputes are settled then borders become a source of flow and not obstruction. Connectivity and mobility are essential contributors towards prosperity and wellbeing of the people. Pakistan is […]

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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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News Paper Articles

Burma’s Burning Rohingya’s Crisis

Burma’s Burning Rohingya’s Crisis

  Rohingyas are the 1.3 million Muslim minority ethnic group residing in the Rakhine state of Burma, formerly known as Arakan. According to UN, Rohingyas are the most persecuted community in the world. Labelled as world’s most persecuted people, Rohingya are now becoming Asia’s new boat people. Since 2012, there has been a forcible displacement […]

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AGGRESSIVE INDIAN POSTURE

AGGRESSIVE INDIAN POSTURE

The recent policy postures of Modi government in India are contrary to the expectations of the well-wishers of South Asian region. Modi’s main agenda was to prioritize economic diplomacy to facilitate India’s economic revival. In his initial statements he promised that economic agenda would be the main driver of his foreign policy. To achieve this […]

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A New Era in US-India Ties

A New Era in US-India Ties

  President Barack Obama’s visit to India holds significance for the regional actors, and in particular the US ally – Pakistan. The visit seems to be a determining factor of the US policy towards the region, in post-withdrawal phase. President Obama is the first US President to have attended the Indian Republic Day.India being in […]

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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

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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

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

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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

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Future of Economic Cooperation in SAARC Countries

Future of Economic Cooperation in SAARC Countries

Conference Coordinator: Muhammad Hanif, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Coordinator: 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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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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Dithering Afghanistan

Dithering Afghanistan

As the fighting season peaks in Afghanistan, relics from Karzai era have stepped up their effort to create disjunction in Pak-Afghan joint counter terrorism effort. One rudimentary way is to blame anything that goes wrong in Afghanistan on Pakistan. This strategy has many pluses for its proponents: it reduces public confidence in intra-Afghan reconciliation process; […]

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افغانستان تا کراچی ۔۔ بھارتی مداخلت

افغانستان تا کراچی ۔۔ بھارتی مداخلت

گذشتہ ایک ہفتے میں اس امر کی تمام تفصیلات سامنے آ چکی ہیں کہ بھارتی خفیہ ادارے کس طرح عملی طور پر کراچی میں مداخلت کے مرتکب ہو رہے ہیں دوسری جانب تیئس مئی کو پاکستان اور افغانستان کے سیکورٹی اداروں کے مابین باہمی تعاون اور انٹیلی جنس شیئرنگ کے معاہدوں پر جب دستخط ہوئے […]

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دورہ زمباوے اور ’’را‘‘ کی کارستانیاں

دورہ زمباوے اور ’’را‘‘ کی کارستانیاں

 تئیس جون کو پنجاب کے وزیر داخلہ ’’ شجاع خانزادہ ‘‘ نے انکشاف کیا کہ ’’ بھارتی خفیہ ادارے ’’ را ‘‘ نے پوری کوشش کی کہ زمباوے کی ٹیم پاکستان کا دورہ نہ کرے تا کہ پاکستان کے کھیلوں کے میدان ویران رہیں اور عالمی سطح پر اسے سفارتی تنہائی کا مزید سامنا کرنا […]

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