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Ukrainian Crisis and the Resurgence of Russia

Ukrainian Crisis and the Resurgence of Russia

Ms. Aymen Ijaz, Assistant Research Officer IPRI, gave a presentation to IPRI scholars on the topic,“Ukrainian Crisis and the Resurgence of Russia”, on December 23rd, 2015 at IPRI Conference Hall.   Introduction The Ukrainian Crisis was a political crisis that emerged in Ukraine in early 2014. The crisis had changed the geopolitical dynamics of the […]

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Lowdown on Obama Doctrine

Lowdown on Obama Doctrine

The US Presidents have been famous for their “signature” statements. President James Monroe, in fact, was the first one to have come up with his famous “Monroe doctrine”, which was followed by explicit or implicit doctrines by the former US Presidents, i.e. Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and George W. Bush. The previous doctrines […]

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Pakistan-India Relations: Post-Congress Era

Pakistan-India Relations: Post-Congress Era

Post-event Report One-day Conference on  “Pakistan-India Relations: Post-Congress Era” General: A one-day conference titled “Pakistan-India Relations: Post-Congress Era” was organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on August 4, 2015 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad. Lieutenant General (R) Asif Yasin Malik, former Secretary Defence, was the chief guest while Ambassador Khalid Mehmood, Chairman, Institute of Strategic […]

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Guest Lecture on “Pakistan-Russia Relations: Opportunities and Challenges” By Dr. Azmat Hayat Khan

Guest Lecture on “Pakistan-Russia Relations: Opportunities and Challenges” By Dr. Azmat Hayat Khan

Russia is an important country for Pakistan, as regionally Russia is a super power and globally it’s a regional power. Islamabad can have cordial relations with all regional states by improving its ties with Russia. The former Soviet Union did not break, it was a political change from the top. None of the former Soviet […]

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Russian Scholar Mr. Peter Topychkanov’s Visit to IPRI on January 17, 2014

Russian Scholar Mr. Peter Topychkanov’s Visit to IPRI on January 17, 2014

Ambassador Sohail Amin, President Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI), after welcoming the scholar and brief introduction of IPRI opened the floor for discussion. The visiting Russian scholar, Mr. Peter Topychkanov said there were good relations between Moscow and Islamabad in fields such as military cooperation. High Military officers from Pakistan have visited Russia in recent […]

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Geneva II Outcome so far

Geneva II Outcome so far

There is a great deal of realization that the key to Syrian conflict remains a political solution. Over the past three years, despite the military support extended to both sides, a decisive victory has remained a forlorn hope. Hence the renewed emphasis on finding a political solution. Geneva II Conference is a UN-backed initiative to […]

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Speed is new stealth

Speed is new stealth

A new debate has been started in the strategic thinking and discourse, on publishing the story that appeared in the Washington Free Beacon dated on January 13, 2014, specifying that on January 9, 2014 China held the first of what could be a series of tests to check on the speed of its new experimental […]

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