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

OBOR Summit: Pakistan-China Cooperation and India’s Concerns

OBOR Summit: Pakistan-China Cooperation and India’s Concerns

Pakistan and China relations are based on historical and cultural linkages and the deep rooted connections between the two nations which have grown stronger with the passage of time. The recent visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to China to attend the One Belt One Road (OBOR) Summit which is aimed at regional development through […]

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Trump-Xi Summit

Trump-Xi Summit

WHILE the world expected that the US-China relations would be more contentious under the new US administration, it has taken an entirely new direction, which was less talked and thought about. Analysts, scholars and strategists spoke of an irresolute yet confrontational relation between the US and China, seeing the posture President Trump adopted and statements […]

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Divergent outlook on Afghanistan

Divergent outlook on Afghanistan

      Russia’s growing interest in Afghan affairs is apparent from Moscow’s hosting of peace talks. The recent talks on ‘peace in Afghanistan’ were held in Moscow in the middle of April. Representatives from Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan participated in the talks. Earlier, similar initiatives include the Trilateral […]

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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 International Conference on ‘Achieving Peace in Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects’ on 10 and 11 May 2017, in collaboration with HSF. The event was reported by the print media on Day One as well as Day Two. It also received traction on several media channels including: PTV World PTV News Bol News (Part 1; […]

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IPRI in the News

IPRI in the News

IPRI organised a one-day workshop on ‘Optimizing CPEC Connectivity – Region and Beyond’ on 26 April 2017. The Chair of this workshop was Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan, Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, NUST, Islamabad. Speakers included Dr Vaqar Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad; Ambassador (R) Syed Hasan Javed, […]

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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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Articles in Urdu Newspapers

!چین کے خلاف نئی بھارتی سازشیں ۔ ۔

!چین کے خلاف نئی بھارتی سازشیں ۔ ۔

چین کی وزارت خارجہ کے ترجمان نے کہا ہے کہ چینی حکام کی جانب سے اروناچل پردیش کے چھ مقامات کو نئے معیاری نام دینا قانونی اور مناسب اقدام ہے۔ ترجمان نے کہا کہ چین، بھارت اور چین کے درمیان مشرقی حصے سے متعلق ایک واضح اور مستقل موقف رکھتا ہے، جغرافیائی لحاظ سے چینی […]

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!کھودا پہاڑ ۔ ۔ نکلا یوگی

!کھودا پہاڑ ۔ ۔ نکلا یوگی

اتر پردیش میں فی الحال مودی دور کے بعد یوگی یوگی کا نعرہ گونج رہا ہے۔ اس موقع پر یوگی ادتیہ ناتھ کی تاجپوشی پر ان کے والد کا بیان بہت توجہ طلب ہے۔یاد رہے کہ بھارتی ٹی وی چینل ’’ نیوز نیشن ‘‘ اور ’’ انڈیا نیوز ‘‘ پر یوگی کے والد آنند سنگھ […]

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کشمیر میں انسانی حقوق کی خلاف ورزی

کشمیر میں انسانی حقوق کی خلاف ورزی

مقبوضہ جموں و کشمیر میں ظلم و ستم کی داستان نہ صرف دل دہلا دینے والی ہے بلکہ اقوام عالم کے بنائے گئے انسانی حقوق کی کھلم کھلا خلاف ورزی بھی ہے۔ بھارت کی طرف سے کشمیریوں پر ڈھائے جانے والے مظالم برداشت کی حدوں سے تجاوز کر چکے ہیں۔ بچے، بوڑھے، جوان، مرد وخواتین […]

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Books

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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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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IPRI Newsletter

IPRI Newsletter April 2017

IPRI Newsletter April 2017

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

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IPRI Newsletter March 2017

IPRI Newsletter March 2017

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

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IPRI Newsletter February 2017

IPRI Newsletter February 2017

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of February 2017 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter February 2017 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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Mr. Andrew Korybko,  Correspondent Sputnik, News Agency and Radio  Visit to Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) – 17 April 2017

Mr. Andrew Korybko, Correspondent Sputnik, News Agency and Radio Visit to Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) – 17 April 2017

    Mr. Andrew Korybko, Correspondent Sputnik, News Agency and Radio visited Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on 17 April 2017. He delivered a talk on “Russian Perceptions on Afghanistan’s Peace Process: A Way Forward”. The talk was followed by questions and answers. Salient Points The salient points are as under:- Mr. Andrew Korybko while […]

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OBOR Summit: Pakistan-China Cooperation and India’s Concerns

OBOR Summit: Pakistan-China Cooperation and India’s Concerns

Pakistan and China relations are based on historical and cultural linkages and the deep rooted connections between the two nations which have grown stronger with the passage of time. The recent visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to China to attend the One Belt One Road (OBOR) Summit which is aimed at regional development through […]

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