Factors relating to Pakistan’s decision to go nuclear, ineffectiveness of
defence alliances and weaknesses of conventional defence, the perception
of existential threat to national security and role of political leadership
The US’ Policy of Targeted Killings by Drones in Pakistan
Akbar Nasir Khan
The background and strategic logic for the use of drones in the “war on
terror”, its cost in terms of civilian deaths, its limitations as to its
effectiveness and the need to revisit this policy by the US are explained.
US Post 9/11 Persian Gulf Policy: Iran’s Concern and Options
Zahid Ali Khan
How the US and Iran view the geo-strategic and economic significance of
the Persian Gulf and the former’s efforts to check the latter’s influence in
the region are studied in the post 9/11 scenario.
Geopolitics of FATA after 9/11
M. Maqbool Khan Wazir
The factors that have led FATA to become the hub of terrorist activities,
its socio-economic marginalization and perpetuation of colonial era policies
and what the state needs to do make the subject of this essay.
An overview of the colonial administration and strategy in the Khyber
Agency during 1849-1947, its successes and limitations, suggests ways to
devise better measures for handling governance issues in the tribal belt.
The Culture of Power and Governance of Pakistan 1947-2008
Water Disputes in South Asia: Threats to Security
Maffuz Ullah, ed.
What Was Once East Pakistan
Syed Shahid Husain
Great Powers and Strategic Stability in the 21st Century:
Competing Visions of World Order
Graeme P. Herd, ed.
Post 9/11 Globe
Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, Mussarat Jabeen and Naheed S. Goraya, eds.
After the Taliban: Nation-Building in Afghanistan
James F. Dobbins
Second Ministerial Pakistan-US Strategic Dialogue Islamabad
Speech of the Foreign Minister at International Workshop on Indian
Military’s Cold Start Doctrine and Its Implications for Strategic Stability
of South Asia
Joint Statement by President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister
Joint Statement by the Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan,
the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Russian Federation and the Republic
Joint Communiqué Friends of Democratic Pakistan: Third Ministerial Meeting, Brussels
Joint Statement US-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue at the Ministerial Level
Joint Statement on the Visit of the President to Sri Lanka
Joint Statement by President Hamid Karzai of the Islamic Republic of
Afghanistan and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani of the Islamic
Republic of Pakistan
Joint Statement by the People’s Republic of China and the Islamic
Republic of Pakistan
The 11th ECO Summit Declaration Istanbul Declaration 2010
Pakistan and China Declare 2011 “Year of Friendship”