IPRI Review

Pre-Poll Scenario-Uttar Pardesh (UP) Elections in India

Pre-Poll Scenario-Uttar Pardesh (UP) Elections in India

Pre-Poll Scenario-Uttar Pardesh (UP) Elections in India A IPRI lecture was held in the IPRI Meeting Hall on January 30, 2017. Mr. Asghar Ali Shad, Research Fellow, delivered the lecture. Salient points of the discussion are as follows: Seven states of India are going to the polls in 2017 with five of them in the […]

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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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News Paper Articles

How Social Media is Reshaping Pakistan

How Social Media is Reshaping Pakistan

Mashal Khan, a student at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan was lynched to death by an angry mob on the premises of the university on 13 April 2017. It didn’t take long for the videos of this barbaric act to pop up on various social media sites including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Twenty year […]

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Climate Change and Monsoon Trends in Pakistan

Climate Change and Monsoon Trends in Pakistan

Climate Change is an inevitable phenomenon which has lasting effects on the survival of mankind. Despite Pakistan’s vulnerability to Climate Change, it has been given less priority by the government due to other national issues of high concern. The climate change in Pakistan has resulted in extreme weather conditions, torrential rainfalls, irregular floods, droughts, sea-level […]

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US Defence Bill

US Defence Bill

If one closely monitors Pakistan’s relationship with the US, it has often been in transition stage, i.e. shifting from the most-allied status to negligence and even to hostility sometimes. The US termed Pakistan double-dealing and duplicitous ally and Pakistan termed the US dealings as unequal and distressing. History of mutual relationship between the two may […]

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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 one-day workshop on “Human Rights Violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK): Kashmiri Aspirations and Responsibility of International Community” on 8 August 2017. The Chair of this roundtable was Dr Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema, Dean Faculty of Contemporary Studies at the National Defence University in Islamabad. Speakers included Dr. Amna Mahmood, Professor, Department of […]

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JOB OPPORTUNITY

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Applications are invited from Pakistan nationals for the following posts which will be on one year contract. Click here for Details Click to share

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IPRI in the News

IPRI in the News

IPRI organised a one-day roundtable on ‘Violations of Rights of Religious Minorities (Muslims & Sikhs) in India’ on 12 July 2017. The Chair of this roundtable was Dr Zafar Iqbal Cheema, President & Executive Director, Strategic Vision Institute (SVI), Islamabad. Speakers included Mr Khalid Rahman, Dr Muhammad Mujeeb Afzal and Dr Noor ul Haq. Participants […]

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Articles in Urdu Newspapers

!عید آزادی اور بھارتی کارستانیاں ۔ ۔ ۔

!عید آزادی اور بھارتی کارستانیاں ۔ ۔ ۔

پاکستان کے خلاف دہلی کی چال بازیاں ہر سطح پر جاری ہیں اور اس میں ٹرمپ انتظامیہ بھی اپنی بساط سے بڑھ کر دہلی کی معاونت کر رہی ہے ۔ تبھی تو اٹھائیس جولائی کو کابل کے حامد کرزئی ایئر پورٹ پر 42 ٹن تازہ پھل پہنچایا گیا اور شیڈول کے مطابق اسی دن اسے […]

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!بھارتی مسلمانوں کی زبوں حالی۔ ۔

!بھارتی مسلمانوں کی زبوں حالی۔ ۔

انھی دنوں پاکستان اور بھارت اپنے اپنے ایامِ آزادی منا رہے ہیں۔ اس پس منظر میں مبصرین نے کہا ہے کہ یہ کوئی راز کی بات نہیں کہ بھارت کے سیکولر ازم کے تمام تر دعووں کے باوجود بیس کروڑ کے قریب ہندوستانی مسلمان آج دوسرے ہی نہیں بلکہ تیسرے درجے کے شہری کے طور […]

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!عالمی بے حسی اور مسئلہ کشمیر

!عالمی بے حسی اور مسئلہ کشمیر

اب اس بات سے بھلا کون آگاہ نہیں کہ یوں تو دنیا بھر میں انسانی حقوق کی پا مالیاں کسی نہ کسی سطح پر عرصہ دراز سے جاری ہیں بلکہ اگر یہ کہا جائے تو شاید بے جا نہ ہو گا کہ مکمل طور سے دنیا کا کوئی خطہ اس امر کا دعویٰ نہیں کر […]

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Books

Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia: Incentives and Constraints

Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia: Incentives and Constraints

It is a sad and ironic reality that when one talks of global peace as the ultimate objective nowadays, one is left rather perplexed because regardless of what world leaders and policymakers may say, it is not the end-all anymore even though it is only through peace that there can be just, equitable and sustainable […]

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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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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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IPRI Newsletter

IPRI Newsletter July 2017

IPRI Newsletter July 2017

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

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IPRI Newsletter June 2017

IPRI Newsletter June 2017

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

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IPRI Newsletter May 2017

IPRI Newsletter May 2017

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

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