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ANNUAL RITUAL: SAY HULLO TO FLOODS

ANNUAL RITUAL: SAY HULLO TO FLOODS

Popular punching bag of politicians—the military—is out in the field reaching out to the sufferers of the ongoing floods. Military operated helicopters and boats have emerged as a beacon of hope for the effectees. In Punjab, Chief Minster Punjab has been seen leading the disaster management effort from the front. Chief Minister of KPK has […]

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China’s relations with South Asian Countries

China’s relations with South Asian Countries

Introduction Presentation on “China’s relations with South Asian Countries” by Ms. Asiya Mahar, Assistant Research Officer was organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad on August 29, 2014 at IPRI Conference Hall. Salient Points: Key points of presentation are mentioned hereafter: • China’s involvement in Asia is a main focus of its foreign policy and […]

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Genesis of Indian Ambitions in Afghanistan: Implications for Pakistan

Genesis of Indian Ambitions in Afghanistan: Implications for Pakistan

Introduction: Geographically, Afghanistan is a landlocked state, surrounded at the centre of energy rich Central Asia and energy starved South Asia. It shares its borders with economic vibrant China and emerging power of Russia through Central Asia. So its strategic importance attracts the regional and extra regional powers to enhance their influence in the region. […]

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Special Focus

Modi’s blame game vs. china

Modi’s blame game vs. china

The landslide victory by Narendra Modi in India’s national elections has raised questions throughout World about India’s role in the region. Like rest of the world, there were two schools of thoughts in china in this regard. “One of the most optimistic gave the idea that Modi could be “India’s Nixon,” a concept which originated […]

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Wales Summit

Wales Summit

Imran-Qadri circus kept Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif away from an important international event— Nato summit in Wales. This was the last summit before Nato ends its combat operations in Afghanistan. Event was originally conceived to define Nato’s post-Afghanistan mission and role. However, the gathering had to confront two unexpected and overshadowing issues: Russia’s continued ‘provocations’ […]

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Indian double standards on Gaza

Indian double standards on Gaza

According to Indian express (1st August) “opposition member in Lok sabha made a strong demand that India should take a clear stand on the war in Gaza”, saying “this is a  clear violation of international law by Israel so we cannot afford to sit on the fence” As everyone knows that  more than 1500 innocent […]

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IPRI Journal

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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Winter 2013,Volume XIII, Number 1

Winter 2013,Volume XIII, Number 1

Research Articles Strategic Ideology of al Qaeda Syed Manzar Abbas Zaidi The author dwells on al Qaeda’s ideological prowess and argues that despite its weakened military position it cannot be defeated on the strength of arms alone.     International Non-Proliferation Regime: Pakistan and Indian Perspectives Muhammad Sadiq Discussing current trends in international non-proliferation regime the writer […]

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News Paper Articles

ANNUAL RITUAL: SAY HULLO TO FLOODS

ANNUAL RITUAL: SAY HULLO TO FLOODS

Popular punching bag of politicians—the military—is out in the field reaching out to the sufferers of the ongoing floods. Military operated helicopters and boats have emerged as a beacon of hope for the effectees. In Punjab, Chief Minster Punjab has been seen leading the disaster management effort from the front. Chief Minister of KPK has […]

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Dangers of Indo-US Defence Ties

Dangers of Indo-US Defence Ties

In the post-cold war and post 9/11 environment and particularly as a consequence of its military disengagement from Iraq and in view of its planned completion of withdrawal from Afghanistan till December 2014, in 2012, the US had changed its military focus to Asia-Pacific region in a bid to counter rising China. And in this […]

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Afghanistan’s faltering transitions

Afghanistan’s faltering transitions

While ‘Dharna’ (sit-in) fatigue may continue to consume us for some time, it’s appropriate to take a break and peep into Afghan affairs. This year was touted as the year of transitions for Afghanistan to be followed by a decade of development leading to wellbeing and prosperity of Afghans. However, this myth is melting down […]

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Insight

IPRI Insight
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.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, No.7 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 1, No.6 IPRI Newsletter Vol. 1, No.5 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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’’سمتھ رچرڈ سن فاؤنڈیشن‘‘ نام کے ایک امریکی تھنک ٹینک نے کچھ عرصہ قبل انکشاف کیا تھا کہ اس کی جانب سے ۲۰۰۳ میں حسین حقانی کو پاک آرمی کے خلاف کتاب لکھنے کے لئے ایک لاکھ امریکی ڈالر دیئے گئے۔یاد رہے کہ اس ادارے کے قیام کا مقصد یہ ہے کہ وہ دنیا بھر […]

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National Conference

Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) is organizing a National Conference on “Roadmap for Economic Growth of Pakistan” on 22-23, October 2014, at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad. Click here for Readmore

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ANNUAL RITUAL: SAY HULLO TO FLOODS

ANNUAL RITUAL: SAY HULLO TO FLOODS

Popular punching bag of politicians—the military—is out in the field reaching out to the sufferers of the ongoing floods. Military operated helicopters and boats have emerged as a beacon of hope for the effectees. In Punjab, Chief Minster Punjab has been seen leading the disaster management effort from the front. Chief Minister of KPK has […]

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