Maryam Nazir

Qatar and Greater Politics

Qatar and Greater Politics

As the crisis situation engulfs the Gulf region once again, the world witnesses emergence of blocs and alliances. The diplomatic cut off between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE has come shortly after the unity and power display at Riyadh Summit. The three Gulf countries and Egypt have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism […]

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Visit of Chinese Delegation

Visit of Chinese Delegation

        An eight-member delegation, led by Mr. Wu Sikang, President of Chinese Think Tank Association of Special Economic Zones visited Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on June 09, 2017. Mr. Sikang is also the Director of Development Research Centre of Shenzhen’s Municipal People’s Government, China. From IPRI, Brig (R) Sohail Tirmizi, led […]

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Riyadh Summit

Riyadh Summit

President Trump made a splashy debut on the world stage with the commencement of his nine-day, multi-country tour last week. The diplomatic maneuvering started off with the astounding reception in Saudi Arabia with renewed aspirations for bilateral relations. While the gestures and words spoke of the highly conventional US Middle East policy, giving impressions of […]

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French Scholar Visited IPRI

French Scholar Visited IPRI

Mr. Didier Chaudet, Editing Director of CAPE (Center for the Analysis of Foreign Affairs) and Non-Resident Scholar associated with IPRI, visited Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on May 02, 2017 for interaction with IPRI scholars and research staff. While discussing situation in Afghanistan, Mr. Chaudet opined that Afghan people are amazing however, the system of […]

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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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ECO Summit & Regional Dynamics

ECO Summit & Regional Dynamics

As the Summit correlated scope of Connectivity with Regional Prosperity, the discussion was concluded at the end note of doubling intra-regional trade in the next five years and promoting connectivity. The ECO member states have huge scope of cooperation in trade, transport and energy sectors however these areas have remained to be unexploited in the […]

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Delegation from British High Commission, Islamabad Visited IPRI

Delegation from British High Commission, Islamabad Visited IPRI

Mr. Anthony Stanley and Ms. Adeela Bahar Khan from British High Commission, Islamabad visited Islamabad Policy Research Institute on January 23, 2017 on their request for a meeting with President IPRI. Col. (R) Muhammad Hanif, Research Fellow and Ms. Maryam Nazir, Assistant Research Officer were also present at the meeting. The agenda of this interactive […]

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Cyber security and Pakistan

Cyber security and Pakistan

Given the constantly evolving security dynamics globally and regionally, the threat spectrum continues to grow with every passing day. The nature of threat has transformed from traditional to advanced non-conventional and strategic levels. The sphere of traditional security is quite precise and ardently guarded while no such accord or specific definition exists as to what […]

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