IPRI Journal

ISSN:1684-9787
eISSN: 1684-9809
HEC-HJRS Y Category
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Aims and Scope
The IPRI Journal promotes scholarly research in the fields related to International Relations and Political Science, as produced by academics, scholars, researchers, social scientists from around the world, especially Pakistan. The biannual Journal welcomes original, high quality, unpublished papers/studies, review articles and book reviews. Academic articles published by the Journal include themes such as International Affairs, Geopolitics, Defence, Nuclear and Strategic Studies, Diplomacy, Security, Political Economy, Terrorism, Conflict and Governance.

Submission Dates:
• For the Summer issue: End of April
• For the Winter issue: End of September

Submission Procedure: Author/s are required to submit manuscripts in MS Word format, along with their brief introduction, complete contact details and a letter certifying that the submission has not been previously published nor currently under consideration for publication elsewhere (Please download Guidelines for IPRI Journal Contributors and IPRI Journal Author Checklist).

Articles submitted for publication undergo an initial desk review and if found suitable for the peer review cycle are subject to three double-blind peer reviews (one national and two international). Authors of published articles and book reviews are paid a modest honorarium. The IPRI Journal has zero tolerance for plagiarism.

Format:
• Word Length of Articles: 5000-8000 words
• Word Length of Book Reviews: 1000 words
• Referencing Style: The Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition (Full Note)

Submission Address:
Editor IPRI Journal
editor@ipripak.org

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Winter 2020, Volume XX, Number 1

Winter 2020, Volume XX, Number 1

Research Articles  India’s Pre-emptive Strike in Pakistan: The Legal Perspective Dr Imdad Ullah Citation: Imdad Ullah, “India’s Pre-emptive Strike in Pakistan: The Legal Perspective,” IPRI Journal XX, no. 1 (2020): 1-20, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.200101. Article Preview           Full Article                                India-Pakistan Crises and the […]

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Summer 2019, Volume XIX, Number 2

Summer 2019, Volume XIX, Number 2

Research Articles  Green Finance for Sustainable Development in Pakistan Dr Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz & Dr Zachary Alexander Smith Citation: Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz and Zachary Alexander Smith, “Green Finance for Sustainable Development in Pakistan,” IPRI Journal XIX, no. 2 (2019): 1-34, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.190201. Article Preview           Full Article                        […]

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Winter 2019, Volume XIX, Number 1

Winter 2019, Volume XIX, Number 1

  Research Articles  NSG Membership for India and Pakistan: Debating ‘Critical’ Aspects Muhammad Waseem Qutab Citation: Muhammad Waseem Qutab, “NSG Membership for India and Pakistan: Debating ‘Critical’ Aspects,” IPRI Journal XIX, no. 1 (2019): 1-29, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.190101  Article Preview           Full Article Pakistan and the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue: Current and Future Perceptions Benjamin Clarke Citation: Benjamin Clarke, […]

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Summer 2018, Volume XVIII, Number 2

Summer 2018, Volume XVIII, Number 2

  Research Articles An Indispensable Partner? Bush, Obama, and the US’ Soft Power Muhammad Shoaib, Dr Saira Aquil and Ahmad Sabat Citation: Muhammad Shoaib, Saira Aquil and Ahmad Sabat, “An Indispensable Partner? Bush, Obama, and the US’ Soft Power,” IPRI Journal XVIII, no. 2 (2018): 1-25, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.180201  Article Preview              […]

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Winter 2018, Volume XVIII, Number 1

Winter 2018, Volume XVIII, Number 1

Research Articles A Comparative Study of Blitzkrieg and Cold Start Doctrine: Lessons and Countermeasures for Pakistan Muhammad Ali Baig and Hamid Iqbal                                              1 This study analyses the common theoretical and conceptual attributes of the German Blitzkrieg and India’s Cold Start Doctrine (CSD) and discusses the response options for Pakistan while remaining below the nuclear umbrella. […]

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Summer 2017, Volume XVII, Number 2

Summer 2017, Volume XVII, Number 2

  Scholarly Articles Contested Space of the Objectives Resolution in the Constitutional Order of Pakistan Dr Syed Sami Raza With incorporation of the Objectives Resolution in Article 2-A — or in the substantive part of Pakistan’s Constitution —  a number of cases surfaced in the superior courts challenging different laws and even constitutional provisions that […]

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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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Summer 2016, Volume XVI, Number 2

Summer 2016, Volume XVI, Number 2

Research Articles  Global Threat: A Comparative Analysis of Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (IS) Muhammad Munir and Muhammad Shafiq The metamorphosis of terrorism from Al-Qaeda to the Islamic State (IS) has presented new security challenges. The authors examine the threats posed by these two groups by discussing their ideologies, structures and capabilities.  They recommend that a […]

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