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Changing Security Situation in South Asia and Development of CPEC

Changing Security Situation in South Asia and Development of CPEC

Introduction A two-day National Conference on “Changing Security Situation in South Asia and Development of CPEC” was organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), Germany (Pakistan office) on September 19-20, 2017 at Islamabad Hotel, Islamabad. The conference comprised of four working sessions in addition to inaugural […]

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US Rebalancing Policy & the Regional Riddle

US Rebalancing Policy & the Regional Riddle

The US “rebalancing” strategy is primarily aimed at China as the country has the world’s second-largest economy after the US and it is growing fast, accompanied with soft power and military modernization lately. In this way, the US is trying to maneuver diplomatically, militarily, and financially in Chinese periphery. These advancements will have grave ramifications […]

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Resilience

Resilience

Resilience is a behavioural response to sudden, mounting odds.” Resilience is significant in the life of a nation. To survive in an anarchical world order, to counter inimical forces, as well as natural disasters, every nation, needs to have some degree of resilience. Thus, Resilience is the innate strength, which enables a country to stand […]

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CPEC — A GAME CHANGER

CPEC — A GAME CHANGER

CHINA-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the leading project of China’s ambitious vision for a modern reconstruction of the Silk Road. The development will offer a glimpse into how China plans to realize the Belt and Road Initiative, while success will boost confidence of countries and regions along the routes. For regional development, the network will […]

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Post-Event Report of IPRI Delegation’s Visit to China

Post-Event Report of IPRI Delegation’s Visit to China

General 1) IPRI delegation comprising of following visited China from 19-26 October 2015 at the invitation of China’s Institute of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR):- • Mr. Muhammad Munir, Research Fellow-Delegation Leader • Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Khan, Research Officer-Member • Ms. Asiya Mahar, Assistant Research Officer-Member • Ms. Aymen Ijaz-Assistant Research Officer-Member 2) The delegation was […]

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Post Event-Report: “Balochistan Unrest and its Possible Solutions”

Post Event-Report: “Balochistan Unrest and its Possible Solutions”

Professor Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector International Islamic University, Islamabad delivered a lecture on “Balochistan unrest and its possible solutions” on August 7, 2015 at IPRI Conference Hall. Referring to the current situation in Balochistan he said that the Balochistan of 2015 was far better than the Balochistan of 2013. The federal government had taken certain […]

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Significance of Gwadar Port

Significance of Gwadar Port

In the changing dynamics of global architecture, the sea politics is getting complex with more focus on commercial activities and economic prosperity. Gwadar port is the warm water and deep sea port of Pakistan. It is situated at the mouth of Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and holds 2/3 world oil reserves. Historically, it was […]

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Major Powers’ Interests in Indian Ocean: Challenges and Options for Pakistan

Major Powers’ Interests in Indian Ocean: Challenges and Options for Pakistan

International Conference “Major Powers’ Interests in Indian Ocean: Challenges and Options for Pakistan” Organized by: Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) In collaboration with: Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) At: Serena Hotel, Islamabad November 18-19, 2014  Introduction A two-day international conference on “Major Powers’ Interests in Indian Ocean: Challenges and Options for Pakistan” was organized by Islamabad […]

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