May, 2016

UNFAIR ATTITUDE OF US CONGRESS

UNFAIR ATTITUDE OF US CONGRESS

In the last one year there has been a substantive improvement in Pakistan’s internal security dimension and its economy has also shown some stability. The progress on the implantation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has also been satisfactory. Peace and harmony now prevails in the troubled areas of Balochistan, Karachi and FATA. With the arrest […]

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IPRI Newsletter April 2016

IPRI Newsletter April 2016

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

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America and the spirit of Yum-e-Takbir

America and the spirit of Yum-e-Takbir

Whenever Americans are in trouble they promptly accept humbling terms and conditions but never forget to pick-up the threads immediately after the obtaining circumstances are over. When Soviets walked into Afghanistan, Pakistan was under severe American sanctions on account of its nuclear programme and lack of democratic dispensation. Americans came running to Pakistan, embraced the […]

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Kulbhushan Yadav and Gunter Mulack’s Prophesies

Kulbhushan Yadav and Gunter Mulack’s Prophesies

It seems that propaganda against Pakistan has become pastime activity of some intellectuals in the West who know very little about the actual conditions in Pakistan. They keep alleging Pakistan as a part of the problem. A few days back an Indian national named Kulbhushan Yadav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel was captured in Balochistan, a […]

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!بھارتی انتخابی نتائج اور ۔ ۔

!بھارتی انتخابی نتائج اور ۔ ۔

ہندوستان کے پانچ صوبوں ’’ مغربی بنگال ‘‘ ، ’’ تامل ناڈو ‘‘ ، ’’ کیرالہ ‘‘ ، ’’ آسام ‘‘ اور ’’ پانڈی چری ‘‘ میں چار اپریل تا سولہ مئی تک چھ مختلف مراحل میں عام صوبائی انتخابات ہوئے اور انیس مئی کو نتائج کے بعد پہلی نظر میں جو تصویر ابھرتی ہے […]

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F-16s’imapct on Pak-US relations

F-16s’imapct on Pak-US relations

Few years back an Indian diplomat approached this scribe on the side-lines of a think tank activity and asked a blunt question: Sir! Aren’t you excessively harsh about India in your columns? This surprised me about level of Indian High Commission’s superb efficiency with regard to keeping a keen eye on Pakistan’s print media and […]

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(Ab)normal Nuclear Pakistan and International Nuclear Disorder

(Ab)normal Nuclear Pakistan and International Nuclear Disorder

Pakistan’s nuclear policy is a product of both mistrust toward the U.S. and threat perceptions vis-a-vis India. Security threats from India and Pakistan-U.S. mistrust on nuclear non-proliferation are both important drivers of Pakistan’s nuclear policy and factors contributing to Pakistan’s dependence on nuclear weapons for defense and diplomacy. Read more

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Winter 2016, Volume XVI, Number 1

Winter 2016, Volume XVI, Number 1

Research Articles Critical Reflections on the Reality of Drone Warfare: Thinking with Jean Baudrillard           Dr Syed Sami Raza and Ghazala Rafi Drone technology has transformed warfare. The authors contextualise how this technology has changed the face or rather ‘facelessness’ of war, especially on the Afghanistan-Pakistan borderland by bending, what Jean Baudrillard calls, ‘the form of […]

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