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Peace in the Korean Peninsula

Peace in the Korean Peninsula

Northeast Asia’s politics have historically been viewed through the prism of the Korean conflict. There have been efforts in the past to bring the two Koreas to the negotiating table. The Six-party talks, for instance, were an endeavour in this direction. Regional players as well as the US have been actively involved in ameliorating regional […]

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Shinzo Abe’s visit to the US

Shinzo Abe’s visit to the US

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the US marks the third US-Japan summit since Donald Trump took office last year. The top-level meetings, other than bilateral issues, have focused on regional developments. The timing of the recent summit ahead of North-South Korea talks scheduled on April 27 and the President Trump’s meeting with North […]

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Trump as US President

Trump as US President

Donald Trump’s victory in the US Presidential elections has come as a surprise. It has nullified the assumption that political experience is a must for Presidency. Hillary Clinton’s political credentials and government experience could not take her to the White House. President Trump, the 45th US President, will assume the charge of White House in […]

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ASIA-PACIFIC’S POLITICS & PAKISTAN

ASIA-PACIFIC’S POLITICS & PAKISTAN

ASIA-Pacific is vast, in terms of geography and population. It covers a total land area of 21 million square kilometres; has a population of 4.4 billion or 60 per cent of the world population; and GDP of more than US $40 trillion. The Asia-Pacific economies are heterogeneous. These are emerging markets and experiencing rapid economic […]

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Stretching NATO to Asia-Pacific

Stretching NATO to Asia-Pacific

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) came into being to defend Europe from the communist threat during the cold war having primary mandate in European theater. The cold war ended with the defeat of communism and former Soviet Union. Therefore, the logic demanded NATOs end too but it did not happen and the world saw […]

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US & Asia’s Security Structure

US & Asia’s Security Structure

Asia is experiencing major changes in its security architecture. The rise of the Asia-Pacific region may well prove to be the single most transformative geopolitical shift of the 21st century. The phenomenal development and growing might of China have not only disturbed America but also its partner states since a powerful China could only challenge […]

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Post-Event Report : Visit of Mr Ogawa, Second Secretary of Japanese Embassy

Post-Event Report : Visit of Mr Ogawa, Second Secretary of Japanese Embassy

                                    Guest: Mr. Yoshitaka Ogawa, Second Secretary (Political officer) at Embassy of Japan in Islamic Republic of Pakistan Visit Organized by: IPRI Date of Event and Venue: 28th November, 2014 at IPRI Conference Hall. Salient Points of the […]

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Management of Relations by China with India and Japan: Policy Lessons for Pakistan by Mr. Fazal-ur-Rahman

Management of Relations by China with India and Japan: Policy Lessons for Pakistan by Mr. Fazal-ur-Rahman

Introduction Guest Lecture on “Management of Relations by China with India and Japan: Policy Lessons for Pakistan” by Mr. Fazal-ur-Rahman, Executive Director ‘Pakistan Council on China’, organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, on September 10, 2014 at IPRI Conference Hall. Salient Points Salient aspects of the lecture are as under:- China borders 14 countries – […]

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