IPRI Journal

ISSN:1684-9787
eISSN: 1684-9809
HEC Recognised X-category Journal

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The mission of the IPRI Journal is to endorse and promote scholarly research in the academic fields related to International Relations and Political Science, as reported by academics, scholars, researchers, social scientists from around the world, especially Pakistan.
The biannual Journal welcomes original high-quality papers/studies, review articles and book reviews which debate erudite and contemporaneous issues and ideas of academic relevance. Research published by the Journal encompasses (but not limited to) topics such as:

• International Affairs
• Geopolitics
• Diplomacy
• Security
• Defence and Strategic Studies
• Political Economy
• Conflict
• Governance.

Important Dates:
• For the Summer 2018 issue: 31 March 2018
• For the Winter 2019 issue: 30 September 2018

Submission Procedure: Author/s are required to submit manuscripts in MS Word format, along with their brief introduction, complete contact details and a letter certifying that the submission has not been previously published nor currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Articles submitted for publication are subject to three double blind peer-reviews (one national and two international). Authors of published articles and book reviews are paid a modest honorarium. The IPRI Journal follows a strict zero-tolerance policy for plagiarism.

Format:
• Word Length of Articles: 5000-8000 words
• Word Length of Book Reviews: 1000 words
• Referencing Style: The Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition (Full Note)

Submission Address:
Editor IPRI Journal
ipri.editor@gmail.com

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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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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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