Introduction A two-day international conference on “Emerging Security Order in Asia Pacific and its Impact on South Asia” were organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) on November 17-18, 2015 at Marriott Hotel,
Job Title: Research Associate (RA) Educations: Msc in Defence and Strategic Studies from Department of Defence and Strategic Studies (DSS), Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad. Area of Research: Strategic Studies (with particular emphasis on security issues of South Asia, Middle East, Central
Cause of Kashmiri people enjoys across the board national support under cutting all sorts of divides. Horrendous episode of martyrdom of innocent Kashmiri brethren at the hands of Indian security forces continues while Kashmiri leaders in IOK remained under detention or arrest.
Afghan Islamic Movement Fidaee Mahaz has recently claimed that Mulla Umar died two years ago; however, Taliban have rejected these rumours. It appears the ground is being prepared for making public appearance of Mulla Omar a possibility in near future. This would
Afghanistan and Pakistan enjoy a unique relationship that has many shades which keep morphing into each other in a number of ways; at times throwing up diverse and daunting challenges, and at times oozing out comforting brotherly sentiments and environment. Afghanistan-Pakistan, bilateral
Flurry of activities about Afghanistan over the last two weeks have, once again, brought this country under international focus. Former President Asif Zardari led his party delegation to Kabul, Commander United States Forces in Afghanistan General John F Campbell called on Army
The Indian government has concluded that its provocative firing on the border and the LoC, is proving to be a big hindrance to normalizing bilateral ties. One of the first things that India wants to restore could be cross-LoC CBMs and agree to opening up more roads like the Kargil-Skardu, more border trade and more popular contacts. With a BJP-PDP government in operation in Jammu & Kashmir, there is greater incentive for India now to quieten the border. Another message Jaishankar conveyed to Pakistan concerned SAAR. India has conveyed to Pakistan that connectivity and trade would be implemented in the SAARC region, even if Pakistan chose to stay away.