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

PAKISTAN CLIMATE CHANGE ACT: A FILLIP TO CLIMATE ACTION

PAKISTAN CLIMATE CHANGE ACT: A FILLIP TO CLIMATE ACTION

In 2010, a Congressional Research Service report entitled Security and the Environment in Pakistan argued that environmental pressures such as food insecurity, water scarcity, and the limited availability of arable land could “contribute to Pakistan’s decline as a fully functioning state” and could eventually lead to the expansion of extremist groups in the country. To put this […]

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FATA’s Mainstreaming

FATA’s Mainstreaming

Federally Administrative Tribal Areas (FATA) is geographically located between the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Out of the seven agencies of FATA, other than Orakzai, the rest – Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan share border with Afghanistan (373 miles-long border). The living conditions in FATA are poor with 60% of […]

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Pakistan-Norway relations

Pakistan-Norway relations

PAKISTAN is diversifying its foreign policy by expanding relations with multiple countries to attract investment. The two areas on which Government of Pakistan is paying its full attention are: a) ensuring security by undertaking military operations against the terrorists and extremists; b) building necessary energy and transport infrastructure all over the country. The security forces […]

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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

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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IPRI in the News

IPRI in the News

IPRI organised a one-day roundtable on ‘Regional Implications of Indian Hegemony in SAARC’ on 8 March 2017. The Chair of this roundtable was Lieutenant General (R) Asif Yasin Malik, HI(M), Former Secretary of Defence. Speakers included Dr Muhammad Mujeeb Afzal, Ambassador (R) Fauzia Nasreen and Ms Salma Malik. Participants and discussants of the roundtable included […]

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IPRI Paper 18- Management of Pakistan-India Relations: Resolution of Disputes (2017)

IPRI Paper 18- Management of Pakistan-India Relations: Resolution of Disputes (2017)

The purpose of this IPRI Paper is to discuss the historical background and the causes of the strained relations between Pakistan and India and possible solutions to achieve peace, development and prosperity for the people of the Subcontinent. Click here for Details Click to share

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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 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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IPRI Newsletter January 2017

IPRI Newsletter January 2017

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of January 2017 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter January 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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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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!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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