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

Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy

Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy

Since the dawn of President Trump we have been hearing “America First” slogan, which has also been on road to becoming the basis of his foreign policy too. Already, ultra-nationalism dominates Trump’s personality when it comes to looking at the world affairs. There is a lot of hue and cry inside America on Trump’s nationalist, […]

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CPEC: Geo-economics vs. Geo-Politics

CPEC: Geo-economics vs. Geo-Politics

There is no doubt that in the today’s globalized world, following the geo-economics rather than geo-politics would offer multifaceted incentives to various regions and countries in the form of faster economic growth, creation of jobs, socio-economic development, energy cooperation and regional connectivity. In this context China’s initiatives relating to regional connectivity and infrastructure development in […]

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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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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 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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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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JoCA

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

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 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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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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Articles in Urdu Newspapers

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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!ورلڈ اینیمل ڈے ، بھارت اور ۔۔

!ورلڈ اینیمل ڈے ، بھارت اور ۔۔

یہ بات بھلا کس سے پوشیدہ ہے کہ بھارتی حکمرانوں نے مقبوضہ کشمیر میں ظلم و ستم اور سفاکی و بربریت کا ایسا قہر برپا کر رکھا ہے جس کے نتیجے میں سابق بھارتی وزیر خارجہ و خزانہ اور ’’بی جے پی ‘‘ رہنما ’’ یشونت سنہا ‘‘ کو کہنا پڑا کہ’’ کشمیر بھارت کے […]

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