IPRI Journal

The IPRI Journal is a biannual peer-reviewed publication of the Institute. It is an HEC recognised ‘X’ category Journal, which is Pakistan’s second highest category for Social Science Journals. The objective of the IPRI Journal is to produce, foster and disseminate research, policies and ideas, primarily from Pakistan and the Global South, from the fields related to Social Sciences and International Affairs.
Interested authors are invited to submit scholarly manuscripts and current book reviews for consideration for the IPRI Journal, Winter 2018 Issue. Submissions should not be previously published nor currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Author Guidelines, Certification Letter and Checklist can be downloaded from the following given below.

Last date for submission: September 30, 2017.
Citation format: The Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition (Full Note).
Submission email: ipri.editor@gmail.com.

Note: Authors of published articles are paid a modest honorarium.

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Certification Letter :  Click here
Checklist :  Click here

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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Summer 2012,Volume XII, Number 2

Research Articles    Credible Minimum Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia Dr Farah Zahra India and Pakistan have coexisted as neighbours without any meaningful communication at the strategic level. It remains debatable whether the two nations are indulging in a nuclear arms race with India’s eye on China as Pakistan’s ally. The article studies the impact of these […]

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Winter 2012,Volume XII, Number 1

Winter 2012,Volume XII, Number 1

Research Articles Cold Start in Strategic Calculus Sannia Abdullah                                                                                                                                        The cold start doctrine formulated by Indian strategists is a product of the 2001-02 standoff with Pakistan. It envisages a blitzkrieg, a limited war under the nuclear overhang that disrupts enemy lines of communication and forces a distorted and chaotic response from them. The paper analyses […]

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Summer 2010,Volume X, Number 2

  Articles Afghanistan as a Bridge Gulden Ayman                                                                                      The US-Iran engagement over Afghanistan may bring […]

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Summer 2011,Volume XI, Number 2

Summer 2011,Volume XI, Number 2

Research Articles In the Interest of its People: Pakistan’s Need for a Comprehensive Politico-Strategic Reorientation – Observations from an European Perspective  Colonel (GS) Hans Eberhart                                                                […]

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Winter 2011,Volume XI, Number 1

Research Articles Pakistan’s Nuclearisation – Imperatives of National Security and Survival of a Smaller State Naeem Salik                                                                                 […]

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Winter 2010,Volume X, Number 1

Winter 2010,Volume X, Number 1

 Research Articles Governance and Democracy in Pakistan: Weaknesses, Strengths and Prospects                                                                                       Noor ul Haq brings out difficulties in constitutional development, obstructions in democratic governance, and takes the optimistic approach dispelling the gloomy forecasts.  The New Terrorism: Changing Face of War and Conflict                                      Mahdi Mohammad Nia discusses the changing […]

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Summer 2009,Volume IX, Number 2

Research Articles  The Role of Observers in SAARC Dr Rashid Ahmad Khan                                                                         Pakistan Jihad: The Making of Religious Terrorism Dr Eamon Murphy & Dr Ahmad Rashid Malik                                           United States’ Attempt to Balance the Rise […]

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