IPRI Review

Ukrainian Crisis and the Resurgence of Russia

Ukrainian Crisis and the Resurgence of Russia

Ms. Aymen Ijaz, Assistant Research Officer IPRI, gave a presentation to IPRI scholars on the topic,“Ukrainian Crisis and the Resurgence of Russia”, on December 23rd, 2015 at IPRI Conference Hall.   Introduction The Ukrainian Crisis was a political crisis that emerged in Ukraine in early 2014. The crisis had changed the geopolitical dynamics of the […]

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Improvement in China-India Relations: Impact on Pakistan

Improvement in China-India Relations: Impact on Pakistan

Introduction China is part of South Asian geopolitical dynamic. The bilateral political and economic context dominates India and China’s cooperation. Both countries have been named as countries with the high potential for growth in the next 50 years in a BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) report. India believes that its relations with […]

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Post Operation Zarb-e-Azb: Security and Rehabiliation Challenges

Post Operation Zarb-e-Azb: Security and Rehabiliation Challenges

On September 21st, 2015, Ms. Aymen Ijaz, Assistant Research Officer IPRI, gave a presentation on topic “Post Operation Zarb e-Azb: Security and Rehabilitation Challenges” at IPRI Conference Hall. She said that Operation Zarb-e-Azb is a joint military offensive being conducted by the Pakistan Armed Forces against various militant groups in North Waziristan close to Pak-Afghan […]

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Power and Economic Shifts in Global System

Power and Economic Shifts in Global System

IPRI Review Meeting Power and Economic Shifts in Global System (October 29, 2015)  Introduction An IPRI Review meeting on “Power and Economic Shifts in Global System” was held at IPRI conference hall on October 29, 2015. The review meeting analyzed the trends related to the polarity of global economy, and the reconfiguration of global power […]

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Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations

Being a neighbor, Pakistan gives paramount importance to its relations with Afghanistan as Pakistan’s peace and stability depends on Afghan peace and stability. Traditionally, Pak-Afghan relationship has been characterized by mutual mistrust and lack of confidence and third parties have always been a decisive factor in determining the Pak-Afghan relations. Pakistan and Afghanistan have not […]

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Justification for More Provinces

Justification for More Provinces

Introduction The demand for more provinces re-emerged with the coming of the 18th constitutional amendment in the year 2010, which gave control of resources to provinces. Since then, there were calls for more provinces in Pakistan. If one looks around the world, one would find the US with 50 administrative units, India with 28 plus […]

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Cyber Security/Warfare and Pakistan

Cyber Security/Warfare and Pakistan

Introduction While the government of Pakistan focuses on fighting terrorism and extremism under the National Action Plan (NAP), another threat seems to be looming on the horizon, i.e. cyber warfare. “The advent of information age has profoundly impacted the thinking of states as well as sub-state groups in regard to warfare and security. While the […]

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FATA’S JOURNEY TOWARDS PEACE

FATA’S JOURNEY TOWARDS PEACE

Pakistan is fighting terrorism for more than a decade. Over these years, a number of anti-terrorist operations have been conducted in the tribal area. The peace agreements between the militants and the government were signed to ensure peace in the region. But when religious, educational institutions, army installations, airports and residences were targeted, it became […]

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