The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) held an In-House Meeting on February 4, 2016, with Dr. Jean-Luc Racine, Senior Fellow at the Centre for South Asian Studies (School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences – EHESS- Paris), and Senior Fellow at Asia Centre, a Paris based think tank. Dr. Racine was accompanied by Ms. Nathalie Dupont, Political Counselor, and Ms. Nosheen Sajid, Deputy Press Attaché at the French Embassy in Islamabad. The focus of Dr. Racine’s talk was on Pakistan’s relations with India and Afghanistan.
Invitees at the meeting included: Lt General (Retd.) Talat Masood, Defense Analyst; Dr Zafar Iqbal Cheema, President & Executive Director Strategic Vision Institute (SVI); Puruesh Chaudhry, Founder and President of Aghai; Ambassador (Retd) Sarwar Naqvi, Executive Director, Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS); Dr Akab Malik, Assistant Professor, Department of Strategic Studies (SS), NDU; Dr Muhammad Khan, Head of Department of International Relations, NDU; Dr Aminah Hoti, Executive Director, Makaz-e-Ilm Centre for Dialogue and Action; Ms Aymen Ijaz, Assistant Research Officer, Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI); Dr Mansur Umar Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Peace & Conflict Studies (PCS), NDU.