January, 2014

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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New Communication Technologies and Political Mobilization

New Communication Technologies and Political Mobilization

Introduction Beginning with the widely referred Arab Spring, to the Spanish Indignados Movement, and London Riots, political and social mobilizations have been considered a handiwork of new communication technologies. The question is did new communication technology play a decisive role, a causal role or just acted as an instrument in facilitating the process. The study […]

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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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Winter 2009,Volume IX, Number 1

Research Articles 1.    Building Peace in Sri Lanka: An Analysis of the Conflict and Plan                            for Intervention David Lewis, Cassandra Jastrow, Christopher Jonas, Tim Kennedy, Saira Yamin  2.    Converging Interests: Sino-Saudi Relations on the Rise                                            Aly Zaman and Ghulam […]

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گاندھی برسی ،شہدائے کشمیر اور۔۔۔۔۔۔۔

گاندھی برسی ،شہدائے کشمیر اور۔۔۔۔۔۔۔

بزرگ کشمیری رہنما سید علی گیلانی اور دوسرے حریت رہنماؤں نے بھارتی فوج کی جانب سے 5 بے گناہ کشمیریوں کو حراست کے دوران شہید کرنے کے مقدمے کو ختم کرنے پر سخت تنقید کی ہے ۔تفصیلات کے مطابق BBC URDU NEWS کے شکیل اختر نے 25جنوری 2014 کو اپنی رپورٹ میں کہا ہے کہ […]

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یومِ سیاہ،کشمیر اور جنوری 26

یومِ سیاہ،کشمیر اور جنوری 26

بھارت کے طول و عرض میں 26جنوری کو یومِ جمہوریہ کے طور پر منایا جاتا ہے۔اس موقع پر ہر برس کسی غیر ملکی سربراہ کو چیف گیسٹ کے طور پر مدعو کیا جاتا ہے۔اس سال جاپان کے وزیرِ اعظم ’’شِن زو ایبے‘‘SHINZO ABE کو مہمانِ خصوصی کی حیثیت دی گئی ہے۔گذشتہ 5 برسوں میں چار […]

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Tackling Terrorism: Time is the Essence!

Tackling Terrorism: Time is the Essence!

While international focus is on bracing up for post 2014 Afghanistan, recent spiralling terrorist attacks have propped up a national contingency for us—tackling 2014 Pakistan. Unrelenting events of terrorism have weakened the pro-dialogue constituency and have strengthened the hawkish school of thought that sees ruthless use of force against terrorists (read Taliban) as the only […]

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Iran’s nuclear programme

Iran’s nuclear programme

The nuclear program of Iran was launched in the 1950s with the help of the United States as part of the Atoms for Peace programme. The participation of the United States and Western European governments in Iran’s nuclear programme continued until the 1979 Iranian Revolution that toppled the Shah of Iran. After the 1979 revolution, […]

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