IPRI Review

Russia’s Revival: Opportunities and Limitations for Pakistan

Russia’s Revival: Opportunities and Limitations for Pakistan

The Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) organized a review meeting on “Russia’s Revival: Opportunities and Limitations for Pakistan” in IPRI Conference Hall on December 11, 2015. Introduction Vladimir Putin has been Russia’s dominant political figure since 2000 and Russia under him is reasserting its role in its immediate sphere of influence. In South Asia, Russia […]

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Pakistan’s Relations with Gulf States

Pakistan’s Relations with Gulf States

Introduction: Seven Arab states border the Persian Gulf, namely Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). All Persian Gulf states are monarchies. All these Arab states have significant revenues from petroleum. However, the Gulf region has long been one of the most volatile parts of the globe.  Wars, coups […]

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Iran Nuclear Deal: Regional Implications

Introduction Iran’s nuclear deal with P5+1 has ended the standoff between Iran and the United States. The study aims at identifying the salient points of the agreement and its implications on the region. Iran has been a beneficiary of US Administration’s Atom for Peace Program. The United States had provided Iran with a small research […]

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News Paper Articles

Balochistan takes the lead in CPEC

Balochistan takes the lead in CPEC

While there in enough of attraction for the international players for the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the uphill task has been to save it from the internal and external spoilers. Credit goes to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, so far he has been able to do this job well. Most of the uproar on the […]

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Lowdown on Obama’s State of the Union Address

Lowdown on Obama’s State of the Union Address

President Obama headed to the Capitol to deliver his final State of the Union (SOTU) address on January 12, 2016. It is an American tradition that every year the US President addresses the nation about the existing state of affairs of the union, including foreign affairs of the country. There is a need to analyse […]

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Our counter terrorism effort

Our counter terrorism effort

New Year began gloomily for Pakistan. Just when we thought that we had turned the corner in our successful fight against terrorism, a spate of terrorist attacks throughout the country shook us rather heavily. We were naïve to assume, that after the APS School massacre, when the whole nation got together on one page against […]

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IPRI Journal

Summer 2015, Volume XV, Number 2

Summer 2015, Volume XV, Number 2

Research Articles A Strategic Shift in Indo-Pak Nuclear Strategy: Implications for Regional Stability Dr. Rizwana Abbasi How did Pakistan and India’s distinct nuclear strategies and postures guide them to formulate their doctrines and how far have the changing security dynamics and emerging doctrinal structures made the two countries more or less secure. Dr. Rizwana addresses these […]

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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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Announcements

IPRI BOG Meeting

IPRI BOG Meeting

IPRI Board of Governors Meeting Click to share

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Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan Volume II

Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan Volume II

  This volume is based on papers presented at the one-day National Workshop on the topical and vital theme of Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan held on December 17, 2014 at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad. The Workshop was jointly organised and financed by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) and the Hanns Seidel Foundation, (HSF) […]

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Report: National Conference on “Building Knowledge Based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices”

Report: National Conference on “Building Knowledge Based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices”

NATIONAL CONFERENCE “Building Knowledge Based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices” September 9-10, 2015 Organized by: IPRI and Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) on September 9-10, 2015 at Serena Hotel Islamabad. Objective: To evolve recommendations for creating and developing a knowledge-based economy in Pakistan. Salient Points: • Knowledge-based economy is an economy in which the […]

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Articles in Urdu Newspapers

پاک بھارت تعلقات کا مستقبل ؟

پاک بھارت تعلقات کا مستقبل ؟

پانچ جنوری کو دنیا بھر میں یومِ ’’ حق خود ارادیت‘‘ کشمیر کے طور پر منایا جاتا ہے کیونکہ 1949 میں اسی دن اقوام متحدہ کی سلامتی کونسل نے اتفاق رائے سے یہ قرار داد منظور کی تھی کہ کشمیری عوام کو اپنے مستقبل کا فیصلہ کرنے کے لئے استصواب رائے کا موقع فراہم کیا […]

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سانحہ پشاور ، سیاچن اور بھارت

سانحہ پشاور ، سیاچن اور بھارت

یہ بات کسی سے مخفی نہیں کہ پاکستان کی تاریخ میں سولہ دسمبر سیاہ ترین دن کی حیثیت اختیار کر چکا ہے کیونکہ 44 برس قبل بھارت کی کھلی جارحیت کے نتیجے میں وطن عزیز کو دو لخت کر دیا گیا تھا ۔ اور اس سانحے کے 43 برس بعد گذشتہ سال سولہ دسمبر 2014 […]

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!اچھوت ہندوؤں کی حالت زاراور ۔۔۔

!اچھوت ہندوؤں کی حالت زاراور ۔۔۔

دنیا بھر میں دس دسمبر کو انسانی حقوق کے عالمی دن کے طور پر منایا جاتا ہے ۔ اسی پس منظر میں ماہرین کی رائے ہے کہ یوں تو دنیا کے ہر ملک میں انسانی حقوق کی خلاف ورزیوں کا سلسلہ کسی نہ کسی حد تک جاری ہے مگر اس ضمن میں دنیا کی سب […]

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Books

Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan Volume II

Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan Volume II

  This volume is based on papers presented at the one-day National Workshop on the topical and vital theme of Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan held on December 17, 2014 at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad. The Workshop was jointly organised and financed by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) and the Hanns Seidel Foundation, (HSF) […]

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Major Powers’ Interests in Indian Ocean: Challenges and Options for Pakistan

Major Powers’ Interests in Indian Ocean: Challenges and Options for Pakistan

Conference Coordinator: Khalid Chandio, Editor: Mushir Anwar, Assistant Conference Coordinator: Khurram Abbas and Assistant Editor: Saira Rehman, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Abdul Manan Graphics, Islamabad, 2015.   Click here for Book: Click to share

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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 Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter

IPRI Newsletter December 2015

IPRI Newsletter December 2015

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of December 2015 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter December 2015 Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter November 2015

IPRI Newsletter November 2015

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of November 2015 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter November 2015 Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter October 2015

IPRI Newsletter October 2015

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of October 2015 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter October 2015 Click to share

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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 Click to share

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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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