IPRI Review

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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IPRI Review Meeting on “Geo-Political Implications of P5+1 Nuclear Deal with Iran”

IPRI Review Meeting on “Geo-Political Implications of P5+1 Nuclear Deal with Iran”

Ms Aymen Ijaz, Assistant Research Officer IPRI, gave a presentation on “Geo-Political Implications of P5+1 Nuclear Deal with Iran” on July 28th, 2016 at IPRI Conference Hall. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) commonly known as the Iran deal is an international agreement on the nuclear program of Iran reached in Vienna on 14 […]

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SCO and Regional Security

SCO and Regional Security

  Introduction An IPRI Review meeting on “SCO and Regional Security” was held at IPRI conference hall on August 8, 2016. In the prevalent era of globalization, a number of regional organizations have emerged on world stage. These organizations have become multifunctional pursuing security and economic goals. States through these regional platforms are trying to […]

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News Paper Articles

Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

Pakistani media has rendered Trump as the enemy of Islam and Pakistan. Situation in Pakistan was not in favour of Trump in the past several months. How Pakistan ran out of Trump’s unexpected triumph is a lingering question. Political pundits failed to apprehend Trump’s win in elections. Public opinion was not different from political pundits. […]

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Afghan Peace processes sans peace

Afghan Peace processes sans peace

Another Afghan peace process has caught international attention, albeit belatedly. Russia, China and Pakistan got together in Moscow, on December 27, for the third round of secretary level talks. Though earlier two rounds went almost unnoticed, the recent one invoked an overreaction from Kabul, while Washington also radiated a feeling of unease. Nonetheless, the outcome […]

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Minorities of India!

Minorities of India!

Constitutionally, India is a secular country but in practice the empirical data suggests that the country is set to be a Hindu state. Countless Hindu-Muslim riots in India after August 1947 including the demolition of Babri Mosque in December 1992 and communal riots in Indian Gujarat in February 2002 are some of the hallmarks of […]

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IPRI Journal

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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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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Announcements

IPRI in the News

IPRI in the News

IPRI organised a two-day International Conference on ‘Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia- Incentives and Constraints’ organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute and Hanns Seidel Foundation. The Chief Guest on the first day was Mr. Sartaj Aziz – Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, Pakistan. The Chief […]

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International conference on ‘Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia- Incentives and Constraints’

International conference on ‘Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia- Incentives and Constraints’

International conference on ‘Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia- Incentives and Constraints’ held at Serena Hotel Islamabad on 22-23 November 2016. Click to share

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IPRI in the News: Pakistan’s Soft Power Workshop

IPRI organised a one-day workshop on ‘Potentials of Pakistan’s Soft Power and Public Diplomacy.’ The Chief Guest of the workshop was Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed. The Chair was Lieutenant General (R) Asif Yasin Malik, HI(M), Former Secretary of Defence. The event was well received in the print media and the electronic media. Coverage of the […]

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Articles in Urdu Newspapers

!بھارتی الیکشن ، معیشت اور مودی

!بھارتی الیکشن ، معیشت اور مودی

بھارت کی سب سے بڑی ریاست اترپردیش سمیت پانچ ریاستوں میں اسمبلی انتخابات کی تاریخوں کا اعلان کر دیا گیا ہے ۔بھارتی چیف الیکشن کمیشنر نسیم زیدی نے نئی دہلی میں بدھ کی صبح پریس کانفرنس سے خطاب کرتے ہوئے بتایا کہ یہ انتخابات چار فروری سے آٹھ مارچ کے درمیان ہوں گے ۔ یہ […]

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بھارتی پنجاب ۔ ۔ممکنہ انتخابی منظر نامہ ؟

بھارتی پنجاب ۔ ۔ممکنہ انتخابی منظر نامہ ؟

عام آدمی پارٹی کے قومی کنوینر اور دہلی کے موجودہ وزیراعلیٰ اروند کجریوال نے ہندوستان کی سیاسی بساط پر اپنے لیے بہت ہی کم وقت میں ایک کامیاب اورمخصوص کردار تیار کرلیاہے۔2015 میں دہلی کے 2 کروڑعوام کو لبھا کر 70 میں سے67سیٹ جیت لینا،ان کی بڑی کامیابی تھی۔ حالانکہ جس طرح وہ اور ان […]

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!حق خود ارادیت ، مودی اور ۔ ۔ ۔

!حق خود ارادیت ، مودی اور ۔ ۔ ۔

یہ بات بھلا کون نہیں جانتا کہ افواجِ پاکستان اور پاک عوام کی تاریخ لازوال قربانیوں سے عبارت ہے ۔اسی پس منظر میں پاک فوج کے ترجمان میجر جنرل آصف غفور نے کہا کہ پاک فوج نے 2016ء میں کئی اہم کامیابیاں حاصل کی ہیں اور انھوں نے یقین ظاہر کیا کہ پاکستان 2017ء میں […]

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Books

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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Evolving Situation in Afghanistan: Role of Major Powers and Regional Countries

Evolving Situation in Afghanistan: Role of Major Powers and Regional Countries

Afghanistan is a country at the crossroads of change. Change, that can either take it out of its past and present existential crisis towards wholeness; or push it towards abysmal chaos. What the country and its people need more than anything else in the days and years ahead is decisive leadership, whether from the world’s […]

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Policy Approaches of South Asian Countries: Impact on the Region

Policy Approaches of South Asian Countries: Impact on the Region

To say that policy formulation is complex is an understatement. Not only is it complex and ‘messy’, it also needs to fit into local, national, regional and often, even international contexts. This collection of papers and essays brings together the perspectives of those in the government (rather those in the business of making policies) with […]

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IPRI Newsletter

IPRI Newsletter November 2016

IPRI Newsletter November 2016

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of November 2016 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter November 2016 Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter October 2016

IPRI Newsletter October 2016

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of October 2016 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter October 2016 Click to share

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IPRI Newsletter September 2016

IPRI Newsletter September 2016

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of September 2016 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter September 2016 Click to share

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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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Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

Pakistani media has rendered Trump as the enemy of Islam and Pakistan. Situation in Pakistan was not in favour of Trump in the past several months. How Pakistan ran out of Trump’s unexpected triumph is a lingering question. Political pundits failed to apprehend Trump’s win in elections. Public opinion was not different from political pundits. […]

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IPRI Review Meeting

IPRI Review Meeting

IPRI Review Meeting 25 January 2017. Click to share

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