Pakistan’s foreign policy towards the Indian Ocean Region

Maria Bastos The visibility of Pakistan in the Indian Ocean Region has been somewhat enhanced since the launch of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), nearly three years ago. This...
Sectarian Tensions

The Growing Threat of Geopolitical and Sectarian Tensions in the Region

Qadir Khan Yousafzai  Iranian aversion to the US and its presence in the Middle East, is endless. Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatullah Ali Khamenei, has demanded of Iraq to send American...
Hindu Nationalism

Militarized Hindu Nationalism & Sino-Pakistan Options

Rabia Akhtar  Do ideas or beliefs play a role in state’s maneuvers in the international system?  As a realist, I believe that states are inherently rational and are not guided...
Capability Review

After Balakot: A Diplomatic Capability Review

Mosharraf Zaidi Almost a month after the mini war that began with India’s invasion of Pakistan through an attempted attack in Balakot district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, there is still a...
India

Three Routes to Pakistan’s Containment by India and the US

Andrew Korybko The US-Indian Strategic Partnership aims to “contain” Pakistan in three ways that go beyond the conventional model of fomenting instability within its borders. One of the centerpieces of 21st...
Republic of Korea

Interview with H.E. Rahim Hayat Qureshi, Ambassador of Pakistan to Republic of Korea

Amb. Rahim Hayat Qureshi  is Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea . A career diplomat, Amb.Rahim Hayat Qureshi  has served at various important positions in the Foreign Office...
Ray of Hope

Another Ray of Hope? US in Search of a Political Compromise in Afghanistan

Qadir Khan Yousafzai The Afghan imbroglio is becoming more complex by the day. Kabul was jolted with yet another suicide blast on a ceremony celebrating the birth of the Holy...

Regional Dynamics and Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Challenges

Raoof Hasan It may not be inappropriate to say that, next to defending the geographical frontiers of the state, formulation and practice of a...

Investigating Subcontinental Crises

  Sameer Lalwani & Hannah Haegeland Nearly two decades after the last bilateral conflict at Kargil, India-Pakistan tensions simmer amidst continued instability in Kashmir and ongoing terror attacks perceived by India...
Romania

Interview with H.E. Mr. Nicolae GOIA – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of...

H.E. Mr. Nicolae GOIA is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to Pakistan. Since taking over his ambassadorial responsibilities in Pakistan in 2016, Mr. Nicolae has been instrumental in...

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Exploring Responsible Practices in Crisis Prevention & Management

Sameer Ali Khan Earlier this year, the British American Security Information Council (BASIC), Institute for Conflict Cooperation and Security...

Beyond Sanctions: Revisiting the Pak-US Narrative on Pakistan’s 26th Nuclear Anniversary

Rabia Akhtar The nuanced narrative of U.S.-Pakistan relations, particularly regarding Pakistan's nuclear development, offers a complex interplay between geopolitical...

Beyond the Smokescreen of Modi’s Election Rhetoric

Nidaa Shahid With the Indian election season in full swing, the incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again...
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