April, 2017

Divergent outlook on Afghanistan

Divergent outlook on Afghanistan

      Russia’s growing interest in Afghan affairs is apparent from Moscow’s hosting of peace talks. The recent talks on ‘peace in Afghanistan’ were held in Moscow in the middle of April. Representatives from Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan participated in the talks. Earlier, similar initiatives include the Trilateral […]

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IPRI in the News

IPRI in the News

IPRI organised a one-day workshop on ‘Optimizing CPEC Connectivity – Region and Beyond’ on 26 April 2017. The Chair of this workshop was Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan, Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, NUST, Islamabad. Speakers included Dr Vaqar Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad; Ambassador (R) Syed Hasan Javed, […]

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Winter 2017, Volume XVII, Number 1

Winter 2017, Volume XVII, Number 1

Research Articles  The Role of Leadership in Foreign Policy: A Case Study of Russia under Vladimir Putin Dr Nazir Hussain and Fatima Shakoor                                                The focus of this article is to understand the influence of leaders in foreign policy decision-making and the subsequent impact of the choices that they make at the international level by taking […]

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!چین کے خلاف نئی بھارتی سازشیں ۔ ۔

!چین کے خلاف نئی بھارتی سازشیں ۔ ۔

چین کی وزارت خارجہ کے ترجمان نے کہا ہے کہ چینی حکام کی جانب سے اروناچل پردیش کے چھ مقامات کو نئے معیاری نام دینا قانونی اور مناسب اقدام ہے۔ ترجمان نے کہا کہ چین، بھارت اور چین کے درمیان مشرقی حصے سے متعلق ایک واضح اور مستقل موقف رکھتا ہے، جغرافیائی لحاظ سے چینی […]

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PAKISTAN CLIMATE CHANGE ACT: A FILLIP TO CLIMATE ACTION

PAKISTAN CLIMATE CHANGE ACT: A FILLIP TO CLIMATE ACTION

In 2010, a Congressional Research Service report entitled Security and the Environment in Pakistan argued that environmental pressures such as food insecurity, water scarcity, and the limited availability of arable land could “contribute to Pakistan’s decline as a fully functioning state” and could eventually lead to the expansion of extremist groups in the country. To put this […]

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!کھودا پہاڑ ۔ ۔ نکلا یوگی

!کھودا پہاڑ ۔ ۔ نکلا یوگی

اتر پردیش میں فی الحال مودی دور کے بعد یوگی یوگی کا نعرہ گونج رہا ہے۔ اس موقع پر یوگی ادتیہ ناتھ کی تاجپوشی پر ان کے والد کا بیان بہت توجہ طلب ہے۔یاد رہے کہ بھارتی ٹی وی چینل ’’ نیوز نیشن ‘‘ اور ’’ انڈیا نیوز ‘‘ پر یوگی کے والد آنند سنگھ […]

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IPRI Newsletter March 2017

IPRI Newsletter March 2017

IPRI Newsletter for the Month of March 2017 has been issued. For details, visit: IPRI Newsletter March 2017

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FATA’s Mainstreaming

FATA’s Mainstreaming

Federally Administrative Tribal Areas (FATA) is geographically located between the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Out of the seven agencies of FATA, other than Orakzai, the rest – Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan share border with Afghanistan (373 miles-long border). The living conditions in FATA are poor with 60% of […]

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