February, 2016

East Asia and Regionalism

East Asia and Regionalism

  Trans-pacific Partnership (TPP) is a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) among 12 countries, namely the US, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Chile and Peru. The presence of giant economies like the US and Japan in TPP raise the trade grouping’s stature. The TPP would constitute 40 percent of Gross Domestic […]

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Countering terrorism: a multidimensional review

Countering terrorism: a multidimensional review

The US Defence Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Vincent R Stewart has said in his recent testimony to the US Senate Armed Services Committee that Pakistan’s military operation Zarb-e-Azb and Karachi operation have been successful in reducing violence in Pakistan: “Counter-insurgency operations along Pakistan’s Western border and paramilitary operations in Karachi have had successes in […]

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Building Knowledge-Based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices

Building Knowledge-Based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices

Since the middle of the second half of the 20th century, the world has been witnessing a knowledge revolution where creation, diffusion and utilisation of knowledge — especially higher and technical — has gained prominence while impacting all spheres of human activity including the socioeconomic development of the countries. Knowledge has, therefore, become the key […]

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Building Knowledge-Based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices

Building Knowledge-Based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices

The Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) has published a book titled “Building Knowledge-Based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices.” The book is available at IPRI office. To get a copy of this book, you may contact: +92-51 9261348-50 http://www.ipripak.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/kbe172.pdf

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مقبوضہ کشمیر، انسانی حقوق اور

مقبوضہ کشمیر، انسانی حقوق اور

انسان دوست حلقوں نے رائے ظاہر کی ہے کہ یوں تو دنیا کے سبھی ملکوں میں انسانی حقوق کی پا مالیوں کا سلسلہ کسی نہ کسی طور جاری ہے اور کسی بھی ملک کی صورتحال کو مثالی قرار دینا غالباً ممکن نہیں ۔ مگر اس ضمن میں بھارت اور اسرائیل کا کردار انتہائی قابلِ مذمت […]

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Pakistan-Qatar LNG Deal

Pakistan-Qatar LNG Deal

Pakistan and Qatar have signed a worth $16 billion deal of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) for a period of 15 years. Pakistan has been suffering through a severe energy crisis and the import of LNG from Qatar would be a positive step to address the issue. The deal has large prospects for the energy sector […]

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IPRI Newsletter January 2016

IPRI Newsletter January 2016

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of January 2016 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter January 2016

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IPRI One-day Conference

IPRI One-day Conference

IPRI One-day Conference 3 March 2016

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