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Ms. Arhama Siddiqa


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

Middle East, Gulf, Turkey and Iran

Ms. Arhama Siddiqa joined the ISSI as a Research Fellow on the December 21, 2015. She graduated from LUMS in 2013 with a BSc (Hons) in Political Science and Economics and went on to complete an MA in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick (2014).

arhama.siddiqa@issi.org.pk

Issue Brief on “Protests in Iraq: An Assessment”

In October 2019, large-scale protests erupted across Iraq. Tens of thousands of people, angry over corruption, maladministration and rising unemployment (which reached...

Cold War in the Islamic World: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Struggle for Supremacy,...

The Middle Eastern region challenges simple depictions and the difficulties that exist here are, in fact, susceptible to simple solutions. The reader comes away...

Issue Brief on “Indian Atrocities in IOK: Is India Following Israeli Script?”

On August 05, 2019, in what Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called “a historic decision”, the Government of India unilaterally abolished Article 370 and...

Report – Roundtable “Participants of Trilateral (Afghanistan, China, Pakistan) Diplomatic Workshop”

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a roundtable on October 31, 2019 with participants of the Trilateral Diplomatic Workshop at the Foreign...

Issue Brief on “Syrian Golan Heights: A Politcal Chimera”

“President Trump has just made history...he did it again.”, declared a buoyant Israeli Prime Minister on March 21 after the United States’ President, Donald...

National Conference Report on “Pakistan-China Economic Cooperation: Next Level”

CONCEPT NOTE Pakistan and China are time-tested friends. Bilateral relations are multi-faceted, with a growing economic component. With the advent of the new government in...

Tuesday Dialogue on “Pakistan-Russia Relations”

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) held a Roundtable Discussion on Pakistan-Russia Relations on April 30, 2019 under the fourth round of its...

Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017. Ian Black. New...

November 2017, marked a century of the Balfour Declaration which promised the “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine. In the book, Enemies...

Tuesday Dialogue on “Managing Relations with India – From Post -Pulwama to Lok Sabha...

Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a roundtable under its Tuesday Dialogue series on March 26, 2019 on "Managing Relations with India -...

Tuesday Dialogue on “Pakistan’s Relations with Gulf Countries”

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) held a Roundtable Discussion on Pakistan’s relations with the Gulf countries on February 26, 2019 under its...