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Mr. Mir Sherbaz Khetran


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

Russia, Afghanistan and Central Asia

Mir Sherbaz Khetran works as a Research Fellow at the Institute of Strategic Studies (ISSI), Islamabad. He has done MS.c Political Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University in 2005 and also holds a Law degree.

Khetran joined the Institute in 2009. Apart from regularly contributing to the Institute’s publications, he is also the author of Crisis in Balochistan: A way forward. His area of research is Balochistan and Central Asia.

Other Publications:

 

khetran@issi.org.pk

Issue Brief on “Gwadar Port Opens up for Transit Trade with Afghanistan”

The first economic success of more than US $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC) in general, and of Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA)in...

Why Counterinsurgency Fails: The US in Iraq and Afghanistan, Tray, Dennis de. Palgrave Macmillan,...

Why Counterinsurgency Fails: The US in Iraq and Afghanistan is a memoir written by Dennis de Tray, a long time World Bank...

Issue Brief on “Potential Energy Supply from Central Asia to Pakistan: Recent Developments”

Pakistan's relations with Central Asian states are based on centuries old historic, religious, political, cultural, and commercial ties. Lately, Pakistan has expanded its relations...

SCO Membership and Pakistan: Prospects of Relations with Central Asia

Abstract  In June 2017, Pakistan gained the permanent membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in its 16th Heads of State Summit in Astana. As...

The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan. Raghavan, T...

Raghavan, who retired from the Indian Foreign Service in December 2015, at the end of a two-year period as India’s High Commissioner to Pakistan,...

Report – Seminar on “Pakistan, Central Asia and CPEC: A Vision for Improved Connectivity”

The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a seminar titled "Pakistan, Central Asia and CPEC: A Vision for Improved Connectivity" on November 13,...

Gwadar and Chabahar: Competition or Cooperation

Abstract Gwadar and Chabahar ports have gained tremendous significance as both leverage their geo-strategic location to the two rising powers in Asia, China and India....

Issue Brief on “Cross border terrorism in Central Asia: Lessons for SCO”

Shanghai Corporation Organisation (SCO) members are seriously concerned over the emergence of the terrorist organization known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria...

Issue Brief on “TAPI: A Recipe for Greater Regional Cooperation”

On February 23, 2018, Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and India’s Minister of State for...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan-Turkmenistan: Moving Ahead with Bilateral Relations”

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Chairman of Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Rashid Meredov visited Islamabad on January 15-16, 2018,at the invitation of...