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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

CPEC as a Linchpin of China-Pakistan relations

CPEC as a Linchpin of China-Pakistan relations

CHINA-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a unique mega project having multidimensional effects on socio-economic development not only in Pakistan and China but in the whole region. About four years and four months ago, when the idea of building CPEC was announced by Chinese Prime Minister during his visit to Pakistan in May 2013, many of […]

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CPEC as a Mean to Regional Connectivity

CPEC as a Mean to Regional Connectivity

ONE of the major factors behind Asia’s economic rise has been its commitment to investment in infrastructure and regional connectivity which has facilitated its international trade and foreign direct investment. In order to maintain this positive trend in the coming decades, countries in Asia need to continue to strengthen regional connectivity and integration, particularly through […]

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US-China Rupture and North Korea

US-China Rupture and North Korea

There is a shift in international security order from Euro-Atlantic to Asia, and more precisely Asia-Pacific. The US is still the sole super power, though struggling, its power has been challenged, if not ended, in the Asian affairs. China’s rise and resurgence of Russia have made the Asian continent to look to other alternatives than […]

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IPRI Journal

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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Winter 2016, Volume XVI, Number 1

Winter 2016, Volume XVI, Number 1

Research Articles Critical Reflections on the Reality of Drone Warfare: Thinking with Jean Baudrillard           Dr Syed Sami Raza and Ghazala Rafi Drone technology has transformed warfare. The authors contextualise how this technology has changed the face or rather ‘facelessness’ of war, especially on the Afghanistan-Pakistan borderland by bending, what Jean Baudrillard calls, ‘the form of […]

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Announcements

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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IPRI Paper 19 ‘India’s Defence Budget and Armed Forces Modernisation: An Analysis’

IPRI Paper 19 ‘India’s Defence Budget and Armed Forces Modernisation: An Analysis’

As one of the world’s largest Armed Forces in a relatively peaceful neighbourhood, India’s defence budget has seen phenomenal rise over the past two decades. This rise goes far beyond its legitimate security needs and has more to do with New Delhi’s hegemonic ambitions since its current force posture reflects a much more assertive India […]

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IPRI in the News

IPRI in the News

IPRI organised a one-day workshop on “Human Rights Violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK): Kashmiri Aspirations and Responsibility of International Community” on 8 August 2017. The Chair of this roundtable was Dr Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema, Dean Faculty of Contemporary Studies at the National Defence University in Islamabad. Speakers included Dr. Amna Mahmood, Professor, Department of […]

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JoCA

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 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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IPRI Newsletter July 2017

IPRI Newsletter July 2017

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

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IPRI Newsletter June 2017

IPRI Newsletter June 2017

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

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Articles in Urdu Newspapers

!نسل کشی ۔ ۔ ۔ برما تا کشمیر

!نسل کشی ۔ ۔ ۔ برما تا کشمیر

 یہ امر کسی سے پوشیدہ نہیں کہ چند روز بعد اقوامِ متحدہ کی جنرل اسمبلی کا سالانہ اجلاس ہو رہا ہے ۔ اس مجوزہ اجلاس کا تھیم ’’ فوکسنگ آن پیپل: سٹروِنگ فار پیس اینڈ آ ڈیسینٹ لائف فار آل آن آ سسٹین ایبل پلانٹ ‘‘ ہے ۔ غیر جانبدار حلقوں نے اس رائے کا […]

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!یہ سہولت کار ، عیدِ قرباں اور ۔ ۔

!یہ سہولت کار ، عیدِ قرباں اور ۔ ۔

سبھی جانتے ہیں کہ عیدِ قرباں ایثار و قربانی کا دوسرا نام ہے اور اس متبرک اور محترم موقع پر دنیا بھر کے مسلمان بالعموم اور پاکستانی عوام بالخصوص اس ضمن میں بے مثال کارکردگی کا مظاہرہ کرنے میں کسی بخل سے کام نہیں لیتے اور اپنے تن من دھن سے پوری کوشش کی جاتی […]

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!عید آزادی اور بھارتی کارستانیاں ۔ ۔ ۔

!عید آزادی اور بھارتی کارستانیاں ۔ ۔ ۔

پاکستان کے خلاف دہلی کی چال بازیاں ہر سطح پر جاری ہیں اور اس میں ٹرمپ انتظامیہ بھی اپنی بساط سے بڑھ کر دہلی کی معاونت کر رہی ہے ۔ تبھی تو اٹھائیس جولائی کو کابل کے حامد کرزئی ایئر پورٹ پر 42 ٹن تازہ پھل پہنچایا گیا اور شیڈول کے مطابق اسی دن اسے […]

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