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IPRI Newsletter May 2016

IPRI Newsletter May 2016

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

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! صدر ‘”ٹرمپ کی ممکنہ پاک افغان پالیسی “

! صدر ‘”ٹرمپ کی ممکنہ پاک افغان پالیسی “

تحریر : ڈیڈیئر شودت یہ تو اب واضح ہو ہی چکا ہے کہ امریکی صدارتی انتخابات ’’ ڈونلڈ ٹرمپ ‘‘ اور ’’ ہیلری کلنٹن ‘‘ کے مابین ہی ہو گا اور ان دونوں میں سے کوئی ایک شخصیت آنے والے کئی برسوں تک عالمی سفارت کاری کی راہیں متعین کرے گی ۔ یہ بھی ظاہر […]

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Geopolitics on the Silk route.

Pakistan: Some Important words to understand. This is a brief note to explain a complicated country with a population of 192.8 millions. But it is necessary to understand; its geography, between Eurasia, Middle east, India, in fact it’s a “Pivot State”, a key country for the stability of Asia and its new “Silk Route” as […]

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No Nuclear Security without Transparency

No Nuclear Security without Transparency

Cooperation and collaboration should extend beyond the Nuclear Security Summit. Nuclear security has improved internationally to a great extent through President Obama’s initiative of Nuclear Security Summits, but it still has a long way to go after the NSS process comes to an end. Since the first NSS summit in Washington, many bilateral and multilateral […]

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The “Afghanistan-Pakistan” dossier, under “President Trump”

It appears that Americans are inevitably faced with a Trump / Clinton duel. One of the two could define international diplomacy in the coming years. President Obama leaves them a mixed legacy on foreign policy in general, and on the “AfPak” dossier in particular. Obama’s results particularly in the “AfPak” region are mediocre, to Say […]

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President Hillary Clinton’s Af-Pak policy

We saw last week, that a Trump presidency would, at first sight, be rather bad news for the Afghan conflict and for US-Pakistan relations. But would Clinton, as president, do better? While the former First Lady and Secretary of State has a long experience of regional affairs, that does not mean she is an expert […]

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America— on which side of Afghan peace?

America— on which side of Afghan peace?

Killing of Taliban leader Akhter Mansour was a gross error of judgement on America’s part. He had managed the Taliban very well as proxy of Mullah Omar for nearly two years after Omar’s death, and had succeeded in making them part of negotiations, till abortive second round of Murree peace process. Outbreak of Mullah Omar’s […]

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A response to Ms Fair’s biased analysis

A response to Ms Fair’s biased analysis

THIS is not the way of engaging a country like Pakistan as suggested in an article, appeared in the Lawfareblog on April 11,2016, titled ‘A New Way of Engaging Pakistan’ by C. Christine Fair, a US scholar known for writing series of anti-Pakistan articles on behest of her masters somewhere else. She used a well-structured […]

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