October, 2016

CPEC: Macro and Micro Economic Dividends for Pakistan and the Region

CPEC: Macro and Micro Economic Dividends for Pakistan and the Region

Proceedings of the Conference Inaugural Session   President IPRI, Ambassador (R) Sohail Amin, in his welcome address, stated that timing of this Conference is very appropriate, as the government and the people of Pakistan, are very keen to see speedy progress on the CPEC projects. He stated that Pakistan’s strategic location and its power potential […]

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Pakistan-India Relations: Is there Possibility of War?

Pakistan-India Relations: Is there Possibility of War?

Pakistan-India relations are on the height of hostility following militant attack on Brigade headquarters in Uri area, Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) with reported killing of 18 Indian soldiers and destruction of a frontline base close to Line of Control (LOC). India has accused Pakistan behind these terrorist attacks. However, Pakistan Foreign Office has rejected these […]

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Post-event Report One-day Conference on “HR Violations in IHK: Awakening Global Conscience”

General: A one-day conference titled “HR Violations in IHK: Awakening Global Conscience” was organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on March 3, 2016 at Islamabad Hotel, Islamabad. The conference comprised of one working session, in addition to inaugural and concluding sessions. The speakers made presentations on various aspects of Human Rights (HR) violations in […]

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IPRI Newsletter September 2016

IPRI Newsletter September 2016

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

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Modi would you please grow up!

Modi would you please grow up!

Over the last week, Indian leadership took a number of steps to provoke Pakistan into action. Pakistan’s leadership has acted pragmatically. Comedy of surgical strikes was poorly scripted to suck Pakistan into an embarrassing slug, in both cases: either by acting or by not acting militarily. However, poor interpretation of surgical strike by Indian military […]

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!بھارتی دعووں کی قلعی۔۔۔

!بھارتی دعووں کی قلعی۔۔۔

چند روز قبل ہندوستان کے ڈائریکٹر جنرل ملٹری آپریشنز ”لیفٹیننٹ جنرل رنبیر سنگھ“ نے نام نہاد سرجیکل سٹرائیک کے نام پر جو گوہر افشانی کی، اس کا جائزہ لیتے سنجیدہ مبصرین نے کہا ہے کہ کسی بھی پیشہ وارانہ (خود ساختہ) فوج کے اتنے بڑے اور اہم عہدیدار کو کسی بھی صورت ایسی لغو بیانی […]

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SCO and Regional Security

SCO and Regional Security

  Introduction An IPRI Review meeting on “SCO and Regional Security” was held at IPRI conference hall on August 8, 2016. In the prevalent era of globalization, a number of regional organizations have emerged on world stage. These organizations have become multifunctional pursuing security and economic goals. States through these regional platforms are trying to […]

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Afghanistan’s untenable stalemate

Afghanistan’s untenable stalemate

These days President Ashraf Ghani is busy in useless pursuits. He has taken his anti-Pakistan rhetoric to new heights by threatening to shut the Afghan transit route for Pakistani exports to Central Asia if Islamabad does not allow Afghan traders to use Lahore’s Wagah border for trade with India. In a meeting with UK’s special […]

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