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After Peshawar Tragedy: Action or another slumber

After Peshawar Tragedy: Action or another slumber

As obituaries splashed the media all over the world and condolence messages started pouring in from other countries and international institutions over the Peshawar school carnage, government sprang into action. Setting aside their political differences, Pakistan’s political leadership once again vowed to avenge the dastardly massacre of 148 people at the Peshawar school and eliminate […]

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Pakistan’s Youth Bulge: Human Resource Development (HRD) Challenges

Pakistan’s Youth Bulge: Human Resource Development (HRD) Challenges

Introduction Islamabad Policy Research Institute organized a guest lecture on “Pakistan’s Youth Bulge: Human Resource Development (HRD) Challenges” on November 27, 2014 at IPRI Conference Hall. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Muhammad Zaman Khan, Chairman Department of Sociology, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. Salient Points: Key points of the lecture are mentioned below: • Youth bulge […]

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Balochistan: Enhancing the Pace of Development and Prosperity

Balochistan: Enhancing the Pace of Development and Prosperity

  “Balochistan: Enhancing the Pace of Development and Prosperity”   Introduction A one-day National Conference on “Balochistan: Enhancing the Pace of Development and Prosperity” was organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on October 30, 2014 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad. The conference comprised of two working sessions in addition to inaugural and concluding sessions. Five […]

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Special Focus

London Conference: More of rhetoric, less of substance

London Conference: More of rhetoric, less of substance

Representatives of 60 countries and 15 international organizations gathered in London to discuss continuation of international cooperation with Afghanistan to facilitate its economic development. Later at 10 Downing British premier, appreciating Pakistan’s sacrifices in the fight against terrorism, stated that “Pakistan has suffered more than any other country in the fight against terrorism”, and assured […]

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The longest black day!

The longest black day!

  On this day in 1947, India fraudulently inducted its military in the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was a blatant violation of the parameters set for the partition of British India. Concurrently, India announced the accession of Jammu and Kashmir under a controversial Instrument of Accession. Ever since, the people of Kashmir […]

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Palestine towards Statehood!

Palestine towards Statehood!

Prime Minster Narendra Modi is trying to replicate Netanyahu’s Gaza approach in Kashmir. However, to Modi’s chagrin, British House of Commons has voted in favour of recognising Palestine as a state. Members backed the move “as a contribution to securing a negotiated two-state solution”. Advocates of the measure rejected the idea that recognition would harm […]

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IPRI Journal

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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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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News Paper Articles

Nobel connects Pakistan and India!

Nobel connects Pakistan and India!

It was refreshing to see the youngest ever Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai sharing the Peace Prize with Mr Kailash Satyarthi from India. Both advocate child rights. Malala stands for promotion of universal right of child education; and Satyarthi is for abolition of child labour—both are intricately linked–if all children go to school, they will automatically […]

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Bridging the Trust Deficit

Bridging the Trust Deficit

There are no permanent friends and foes in international affairs. This has been proved in the case of Tehran and Riyadh. Though the Islamic Republic of Iran and Saudi Arabia often tend to controvert each other on different issues, when it comes to interests, things change dramatically. On November 27, 2014, the 166th meeting of […]

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Engaging the United States

Engaging the United States

President Obama called Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on telephone on November 21. Pakistan-US bilateral relations and the evolving situation in the region were discussed. Prime Minister expressed satisfaction at the direction of Pakistan-US relations which were on an upward trajectory; Obama also noted that Pakistan-US relations were strong and robust. President Obama informed Nawaz Sharif […]

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Insight

IPRI Insight

IPRI Insight

  Vol. 1 No. 2, 3 November 2013-June 2014 Vol. 1 No. 1, July-October 2013

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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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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

  IPRI Newsletter Vol. 2, No.6 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 2, No.5 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 2, No.4 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 2, No.2,3 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 2, No.1 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 1, No.12 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 1, No.11 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 1, No.10 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 1, No.9 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 1, No.8 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 1, […]

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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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After Peshawar Tragedy: Action or another slumber

After Peshawar Tragedy: Action or another slumber

As obituaries splashed the media all over the world and condolence messages started pouring in from other countries and international institutions over the Peshawar school carnage, government sprang into action. Setting aside their political differences, Pakistan’s political leadership once again vowed to avenge the dastardly massacre of 148 people at the Peshawar school and eliminate […]

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