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Mr. Andrew Korybko,  Correspondent Sputnik, News Agency and Radio  Visit to Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) – 17 April 2017

Mr. Andrew Korybko, Correspondent Sputnik, News Agency and Radio Visit to Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) – 17 April 2017

Mr. Andrew Korybko, Correspondent Sputnik, News Agency and Radio visited Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on 17 April 2017. He delivered a talk on “Russian Perceptions on Afghanistan’s Peace Process: A Way Forward”. The talk was followed by questions and answers. Salient Points The salient points are as under:- Mr. Andrew Korybko while referring to […]

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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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The Seesaw Saga of Russia-Iran Relations

The Seesaw Saga of Russia-Iran Relations

After a break of several days, fighting and air strikes in the Syrian city of Aleppo have renewed. The brief ceasefire in Aleppo had been intended to allow civilians and rebels to leave the besieged eastern section of the city via eight evacuation corridors. But by the time the ceasefire expired on Sunday, only a few […]

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Indian Obsession with Pakistan

Indian Obsession with Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Pakistan bashing on BRICS forum signifies what? Indian obsession with Pakistan? Or how important is Pakistan for India? that the latter employs every regional/international platform to isolate Pakistan. Like the election campaign, Pakistan is the top most agenda for the BJP. The approach to diplomatically isolate Pakistan seems to be the […]

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SCO and Regional Security

SCO and Regional Security

  Introduction An IPRI Review meeting on “SCO and Regional Security” was held at IPRI conference hall on August 8, 2016. In the prevalent era of globalization, a number of regional organizations have emerged on world stage. These organizations have become multifunctional pursuing security and economic goals. States through these regional platforms are trying to […]

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Power and Olympics

Power and Olympics

It is not a battle of gold medals or for first position in Olympics, but a struggle of rule over the world. Rio Summer Olympics 2016 are scheduled to be held on August 05, 2016. Undoubtedly, it is the biggest sports event of human history as more than 10,000 athletes from 206 countries will participate […]

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Russia’s Revival: Opportunities and Limitations for Pakistan

Russia’s Revival: Opportunities and Limitations for Pakistan

The Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) organized a review meeting on “Russia’s Revival: Opportunities and Limitations for Pakistan” in IPRI Conference Hall on December 11, 2015. Introduction Vladimir Putin has been Russia’s dominant political figure since 2000 and Russia under him is reasserting its role in its immediate sphere of influence. In South Asia, Russia […]

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SCO AND REGIONAL SECURITY

SCO AND REGIONAL SECURITY

As a confidence-building mechanism to resolve border disputes, the foundation of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) comprising China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan was laid down. The decision to create SCO was made 14 years ago. Today, SCO has emerged as an important regional organization which has the capacity to guarantee regional security and peace. […]

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