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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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Post-Event Report of Guest Lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security”

Post-Event Report of Guest Lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security”

On June 8th, 2017, Syed Abu Ahmad Akif, Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad and Mr. Muhammad Irfan Tariq, Director General (Environment & Climate Change), Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad jointly delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security’ to IPRI scholars at […]

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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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!یہ بلیم گیم ، فرینڈلی فائر اور ۔ ۔

!یہ بلیم گیم ، فرینڈلی فائر اور ۔ ۔

کون نہیں جانتا کہ کافی عرصے سے کابل کے حکمران گروہ نے پاکستان کے خلاف’’ بلیم گیم ‘‘ کا ایک لا متناہی سلسلہ شروع کر رکھا ہے اور اپنی نا اہلیوں اور خامیوں پر توجہ دینے کی بجائے ہر کام میں پاکستان کو موردِ الزام ٹھہرانا ان کی پسندیدہ روش بن چکی ہے ۔ پہلے […]

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ایک سال ۔ ۔ ۔ اتنی خودکشیاں ؟

ایک سال ۔ ۔ ۔ اتنی خودکشیاں ؟

ہندوستان کے سرکاری ادارے ’’ نیشنل کرائمز ریکارڈ بیورو ’’ کے تازہ اعداد و شمار کے مطابق ’’ سال 2015 ‘‘ کے دوران ’’ 1,33,623 ‘‘ افراد نے خود کشی کی ۔ یاد رہے کہ ابھی تک سال 2016 کے حتمی اعداد و شمار مرتب نہیں ہوئے ۔ ظاہر سی بات ہے کہ محض ایک […]

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CPEC to Benefit all SCO member States

CPEC to Benefit all SCO member States

On 9 June 2017 Pakistan became a regular member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Pakistan’s membership of this Organization is going to be beneficial to itself and for all other member states of SCO in many ways including their connectivity and trade using CPEC. This Corridor has come at a very right time, when Pakistan […]

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Cornering Iran

Cornering Iran

From Middle East to Europe, Donald Trump’s first overseas visit has ended with lot of regional and international implications. If one can sum up Trump’s maiden visit to Middle East, it can be considered as a visit to contain Iran, not only politically, but also strategically in the region. There are three dimensions of Trump’s […]

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Third American engagement in Afghanistan

Third American engagement in Afghanistan

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit is going to be held on May 24-25, 2017. Apart from other various important security issues, NATO members will discuss Afghanistan’s security situation and most likely President Donald Trump will announce its policy on Afghanistan. According to international media reports, he will likely send five thousand American soldiers […]

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