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      NATO’s Relevance and Europe’s Search for an Alternative
      Oct07

      NATO’s Relevance and Europe’s Search for an Alternative

      The North Treaty Organization (NATO) came into being to guarantee security to the war-torn Europe after the most devastated war in human history called “World War II.” It was precisely meant for containing “Communist” threat from the former Soviet Union. The “Warsaw Pact” was the response to NATO during the height of cold war by the Soviet...

      After the Last Attack in Kabul, How France Can Help Afghanistan
      Jul13

      After the Last Attack in Kabul, How France Can Help Afghanistan

      Afghanistan was again mourned by a terrible terrorist attack in Kabul on Wednesday, 31 May 2017. At least 90 people were killed and 461 wounded. More broadly, in Kabul alone since the beginning of 2017, there have been 11 attacks, causing 282 victims. And even without counting the latest terrorist attacks in Kabul, the Daesh terrorists are...

      Strategic Situation in the Region and Pakistan
      Jul12

      Strategic Situation in the Region and Pakistan

      IPRI organized a Guest Lecture on “Strategic Situation in the Region and Pakistan” on June 20, 2017 in IPRI meeting hall. Ambassador (R) Muhammad Khalid Khattak delivered the lecture. Salient points of the discussion are as follows: The features which characterize the strategic environment and its impact on the region are many. However, there are...

      Talks on Syria in Astana in a new dialogue format
      Mar22

      Talks on Syria in Astana in a new dialogue format

      More than 310,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began with anti-government protests in March 2011. The Syrian conflict, it seems, has been a long-awaited breakthrough. The parties are willing to sit at the negotiating table in the broadest format to discuss possible ways of resolving the protracted and bloody confrontation....

      Afghan Peace processes sans peace
      Jan09

      Afghan Peace processes sans peace

      Another Afghan peace process has caught international attention, albeit belatedly. Russia, China and Pakistan got together in Moscow, on December 27, for the third round of secretary level talks. Though earlier two rounds went almost unnoticed, the recent one invoked an overreaction from Kabul, while Washington also radiated a feeling of unease....

      Journal of Current Affairs Vol. 1, Nos. 1&2, 2016
      Nov24

      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 …read more Source: Islamabad Policy Research...

      Trumog begins to lift!
      Nov21

      Trumog begins to lift!

      Every analyst is busy in separating Donald J Trump’s electoral rhetoric into pursuable and abandon-able categories. However, his campaign guys, in the hope of grabbing lucrative jobs, are busy gathering arguments to support the notion that all that Trump said as candidate was gospel truth and it could be implemented, in letter and spirit....

      Kashmir and US Silence
      Nov15

      Kashmir and US Silence

      Since ages, the United States (US) has long been supportive of human rights, democracy, and rule of law around the world. The US has always regarded its values, i.e. human rights, democracy, and rule of law as beacon of hope for the world’s marginalized communities. These were the core values, among other things, that helped the US defeat...

      The Seesaw Saga of Russia-Iran Relations
      Nov04

      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 civilians were reported to...

      Beginning all over again!
      Jun28

      Beginning all over again!

      Strategic landscape in Afghanistan context is changing fast. Americans have long been working to go back on their promise of pulling out of Afghanistan. Crimean crisis came as a God-sent occurrence that helped enhanced marketing of the idea within American strategic community and its European camp followers. The day President Obama announced...

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