December, 2016

Time to harmonize our counter terrorism effort

Time to harmonize our counter terrorism effort

Judicial Commission comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa that investigated the August 8 deadly terrorist attack in Quetta has reported ‘monumental failure’ of the interior ministry and Balochistan government towards combating terrorism. Even though there has been visible successes in the counter terrorism effort with regard to frequency of such attacks, terrorist outfits retain the capacity […]

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Culture and Politics

Culture and Politics

Since the advent of globalization, the people living in various corners of the world can easily interact with each other. People can reach out to their near-ones living in a foreign land. This has also led to cultural exchange between different regions/countries. In a way it is a healthy practice to learn from each other’s […]

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World Bank! It’s no time to duck down

World Bank! It’s no time to duck down

Pakistan has mostly dealt with its water security issues from technical and political point of views, and has rarely explored legal options. There are serious capacity issues with regard to legally contesting our cases at international forums. This has led to a mindset of reactive approach based on patchy and ad-hoc measures. There is no […]

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IPRI Newsletter November 2016

IPRI Newsletter November 2016

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

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Our evolving neighbourhood

Our evolving neighbourhood

During June 2015 visit to Bangladesh, Modi made a startling confession of an otherwise known reality that Bangladesh came into being largely due to Indian covert support to separatist elements and overt military aggression. India has never reconciled to the reality of creation of Pakistan. Irrespective of the party in power, there has been a […]

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Finding a Future for Afghanistan

Finding a Future for Afghanistan

Earlier last month, the White House told Congress that it needed to cough up an additional $11.6 billion for the United States’ current campaign against Islamic State (ISIS) militants and the war in Afghanistan. In a statement later that evening, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter emphasized that the money “is vitally important for our national security, […]

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Visit of The Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) Delegation to IPRI

Visit of The Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) Delegation to IPRI

Salient Points of Discussion A BFSU delegation headed by Professor Han Zhen visited Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on December 12, 2016. The purpose of their visit was to discuss prospects of improving Pak-China relations through people to people contact and academic exchanges. In his opening remarks, Dr. Fazal-ur-Rahman, Senior Research Fellow, IPRI said that […]

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G-Global:  New format of the global dialogue

G-Global: New format of the global dialogue

The current international environment is largely characterized by the influence of a number of factors of instability. Zones of conflicts in various parts of the globe continue to expand, forming a new range of challenges in the global economy and emerging threats of demographic and civilizational nature. An effective solution to these problems lies in […]

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