JoCA

ISSN 2519-755X (online), ISSN 2519-0563 (print)

To fill the critical void between well-researched, credible facts and objective analysis, it is important to offer precise and unambiguous information and act as a scientific filter. The Journal of Current Affairs (JoCA) is IPRI’s second biannual journal which brings serious and fresh perspectives on contemporary issues of the moment. The journal’s articles provide policy-makers, students and academia critical understanding of world politics, foreign affairs, international security dynamics and sociocultural issues, vis-à-vis Pakistan.
In this issue:
Fizza Mumtaz undertakes content analysis of primary level General Knowledge/Social Studies textbooks and calls for more focus on areas like disarmament and human rights education, ecological literacy, education for development, and conflict resolution in Pakistan.

Usama Nizamani outlines the pivotal areas that need immediate and long-term intervention to stimulate and move Pakistan towards becoming a digital economy.

Umar Farooq Khan reviews the discourse on nuclear weapons post-9/11 and the ‘rogue states’ narrative in light of Kant’s Democratic Peace Theory.

Khurram Abbas warns that independence of Kurds from Iraq is likely to destabilise the Middle East; and encourage other ethnic communities to attempt secession.

Book Reviews of the latest noteworthy and thought-provoking authors on global politics and security.

The Journal of Current Affairs is an open access, peer-reviewed journal which encourages practitioners and academics from Pakistan to publish work that will contribute to the advancement of knowledge about the society in which they live.

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Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 3, No. 2

Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 3, No. 2

  Research Papers 1. Addressing Challenges of Multiculturalism through Peace Education in Pakistan Fizza Mumtaz 2. Internet Governance and Pakistan’sDigital Economy Usama Nizamani 3. Discourse on Nuclear Weapons post-9/11 and Rogue States Narrative Umar Farooq Khan 4. Kurdistan’s Attempted Secession from Iraq: Major Powers’ Responses and Regional Implications Khurram Abbas Book Reviews 1.Bruno Maçães, Dawn […]

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Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018

Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018

Research Papers 1. Political Role of Israel in the Middle East: History, Evolution and Contemporary Period Sajid Aziz                                                                              […]

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Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 2, No. 2, 2018

Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 2, No. 2, 2018

  Research Papers The Rohingya Crisis: Impact and Consequences for South Asia            Didier Chaudet                                                                            […]

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Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017

Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017

    Research Papers Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: A Threat to Pakistan? – Muhammad Nawaz Khan                                                                  1 Realignment: The UK-China Nexus and What it Means for Pakistan and CPEC – Muhammad Zarrar Saeed                                                                 27  Analysis of Determinants for CPEC’s Success and Failure: Emerging Challenges and Lessons for Pakistan […]

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Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 1, Nos. 1&2, 2016

Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 1, Nos. 1&2, 2016

RESEARCH PAPERS  1    Daesh in South Asia       Maryam Nazir 2    Media Strategy for Countering the Daesh Threat       Amna Ejaz Rafi                                                         […]

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