April, 2014

Post elections’ politics in Afghanistan  

Post elections’ politics in Afghanistan  

 April 5 elections were not the first elections in Afghanistan, but they may turn as the most important political event in contemporary Afghan history. With the contours of Afghanistan’s political transition becoming clearer, activity has picked-up momentum for post elections’ political settlement. Final results indicate that none of the competitors has been able to cross […]

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Indian Apathy to Resolve Kashmir Dispute

Indian Apathy to Resolve Kashmir Dispute

History of India-Pakistan relations in the context of Kashmir dispute is witness that India has been pursuing a strategy of delaying the resolution of Kashmir dispute and taking steps to ultimately making Kashmir as its integral part. India has posed hurdles to implementation of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir issue (1948) asking for simultaneous withdrawal of […]

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Delegation of SAM Azerbaijan Visits IPRI

Delegation of SAM Azerbaijan Visits IPRI

Post-Event Report Delegation of SAM Azerbaijan Visits IPRI A three-member delegation of Centre for Strategic Studies under the President of Republic of Azerbaijan (SAM), Azerbaijan, visited IPRI on March 5, 2014. SAM scholars expressed their goodwill for Pakistan. They said that Pakistan and Azerbaijan enjoy close and cordial relations. Azerbaijan greatly admires Pakistan’s principled position […]

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Evolving neighbourhood

Evolving neighbourhood

Like Pakistan’s elections in 2013, high voter turnout is also the feature of ongoing elections in India and Afghanistan. It will be interesting to see how these heavily mandated governments perform in the field of regional stability. Both these countries constitute Pakistan’s troubled neighbourhood; and who-so-ever in on the helm of affairs would determine the […]

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Political outlook of Balochistan

Political outlook of Balochistan

It is a matter of great concerns for Pakistan that the United Baloch Army (UBA) claimed responsibility for the two high-intensity bomb blast, first took place in Jaffer Express, at Sibi railway station on April 8, 2014 in which at least 17 passengers were killed and 44 others wounded and second blast took place in […]

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Winter 2014, Volume XIV, Number 1

Winter 2014, Volume XIV, Number 1

Research Articles   The Kashmir Dispute: Key to South Asian Peace  Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema Cheema discusses India’s evasive diplomacy on Kashmir and analyses the failure of both military and non-military means in solving this oldest issue on UN agenda. Alongside the on-again off-again composite dialogue Pakistan has even broached out of the box solutions but […]

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بی جے پی کا انتخابی منشور اور عالمی ذمہ داری

بی جے پی کا انتخابی منشور اور عالمی ذمہ داری

بھارتی لوک سبھا کے انتخابات کے لئے ووٹنگ کا عمل جاری ہے ۔اسی دوران 7 اپریل کو بی جے پی نے اپنا انتخابی منشور جاری کیا۔منشورکمیٹی کے سربراہ ڈاکٹر مرلی منوہر جوشی تھے،اس منشور میں دیگر باتوں کے علاوہ یہ بھی کہا گیا ہے کہ حکومت ملنے کی صورت میں شہیدبابری مسجد کی جگہ پر […]

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Parameters for TTP-Government Talks

Parameters for TTP-Government Talks

Last week saw some interesting developments: acts of high profile militancy and terrorism were disowned and condemned by the TTP in very strong words indicating a change of mindset; fierce infighting within the TTP cadres indicated its eroding integrity as a single entity; and the government faced stiff political resistance in its pursuit to process […]

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