IPRI Review

Gaza needs a lasting solution

Gaza needs a lasting solution

 The humanitarian 72-hours cease-fire in the Gaza conflict zone collapsed soon after it came into effect on Friday, as the Israeli military announced that its two soldiers had been killed and a third apparently captured by Palestinian militants who emerged from a tunnel near Rafah. Hamas accused Israel of violating the truce, saying that the […]

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Evolving Pakistan-India Relations

Evolving Pakistan-India Relations

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Mr Abdul Basit was summoned to Islamabad to evaluate the impact of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s recent visit to India. Mr Basit had spent a lot of effort in preparing a favourable environment for the summit. However, wishes are not the horses on which statecraft could ride through. Prime Minister’s […]

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Increasing Role of Media in Pakistan

Increasing Role of Media in Pakistan

IPRI Review Meeting Increasing Role of Media in Pakistan   Date and Venue:        April 21st, 2014, IPRI Conference Hall Presented by:              Saira Rehman, Assistant Editor.  Introduction People’s perceptions on issues are based on media’s perceptions and media’s perceptions are based mostly on non-investigated assumptions. More information than ever is being produced on more subjects/themes and […]

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Special Focus

Fighting terror: Back to square one

Fighting terror: Back to square one

  In the back drop of resonation about usage of Indian origin arms and ammunition by the attackers of Karachi airport and recovery of huge cache of such weapons and munitions, Indian Prime Minister has condemned the recent terrorist attack on Karachi Airport. In a letter to his Pakistani counterpart, he has expressed sorrow over […]

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Indian Blame game vs. Bangladesh

Indian Blame game vs. Bangladesh

There is a common perception that India and Bangladesh have good cordial relation. Especially Awami League and its head “Sheikh Haseena Wajid” always present a rosy picture in this regard. But impartial observers do not agree with this idea. They think that it is purely a myth and not reality.to prove their logic these observers […]

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Anatomy of the National Budget

Anatomy of the National Budget

National economy suffers from five perennial ills: deficit; debt; black economy; lack of capacity for capital growth and negative effects of population expansion. Budget 2014-15 makes an attempt to mitigate all five, though in varying degrees. Government presented the budget amid rising unease amongst the general public that past year did not yield the promised […]

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IPRI Journal

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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Summer 2013,Volume XIII, Number 2

Pakistan’s ‘Regional Pivot’ and the Endgame in Afghanistan Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmad After a long and costly war, Afghanistan is on its way to an uncertain security and political transition ahead of NATO’s military exit by the end of 2014. A Retrospective Perspective on Pakistan-United States Relations: 1947-1977 Dr. Zulfqar Khan The paper attempts to analyse […]

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Winter 2013,Volume XIII, Number 1

Winter 2013,Volume XIII, Number 1

Research Articles Strategic Ideology of al Qaeda Syed Manzar Abbas Zaidi The author dwells on al Qaeda’s ideological prowess and argues that despite its weakened military position it cannot be defeated on the strength of arms alone.     International Non-Proliferation Regime: Pakistan and Indian Perspectives Muhammad Sadiq Discussing current trends in international non-proliferation regime the writer […]

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News Paper Articles

Integral humanism and the BJP

Integral humanism and the BJP

The landslide victory by Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) in May 2014 Indian Parliamentary Elections has triggered a new debate among the political scientists and prompted them to do some introspection. The said party is widely regarded to be the political wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and from 1998 to 2004, the BJP-led National […]

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“Pak-Afghan Relations in Post-2014”

“Pak-Afghan Relations in Post-2014”

Historically Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Afghanistan despite of the fact that for over past three decades, Afghanistan has been marred with internal and external conflicts and Pakistan got affected somehow or the other. At present, there are number of grey areas, i.e., cross border infiltration, refugees, drug trafficking, entry of Afghan […]

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India belittles the UN

India belittles the UN

Recent decision of the Indian government to ask United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) to vacate its office in New Delhi has evoked severe criticism. “Closing down the UN observers’ office in New Delhi is a glaring example of growing arrogance and fascism in the behaviour and attitude of Indian rulers,” […]

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Insight

IPRI Insight
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

Future of Economic Cooperation in SAARC Countries

Future of Economic Cooperation in SAARC Countries

Conference Coordinator: Muhammad Hanif, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Cordinator: 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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SCO’s Role in Regional Stability Prospects of its Expansion

SCO’s Role in Regional Stability Prospects of its Expansion

Conference Coordinator: Muhammad Munir, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Cordinator: Usman Ghani and Assistant Editor: Saira Rehman, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, MAD Mob Printers, Islamabad, 2013. Click here for book

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Potential and Prospects of Pakistani Diaspora

Potential and Prospects of Pakistani Diaspora

Conference Coordinator: Air Commodore ® Khalid Iqbal, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Cordinator: Muhammad Nawaz Khan and Assistant Editor: Saira Rehman, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Orient Printers, Islamabad, 2013. 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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Other Recent Posts

Integral humanism and the BJP

Integral humanism and the BJP

The landslide victory by Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) in May 2014 Indian Parliamentary Elections has triggered a new debate among the political scientists and prompted them to do some introspection. The said party is widely regarded to be the political wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and from 1998 to 2004, the BJP-led National […]

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Postponement of national conference on “Roadmap for Economic Growth of Pakistan”

It is to inform you that due to unavoidable circumstances the national conference on “Roadmap for Economic Growth of Pakistan” which was scheduled to be held on 20-21 August 2014 has been postponed. Fresh dates will be conveyed to you later. Any inconvenience caused due to this change is regretted, please.

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Gaza needs a lasting solution

Gaza needs a lasting solution

 The humanitarian 72-hours cease-fire in the Gaza conflict zone collapsed soon after it came into effect on Friday, as the Israeli military announced that its two soldiers had been killed and a third apparently captured by Palestinian militants who emerged from a tunnel near Rafah. Hamas accused Israel of violating the truce, saying that the […]

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