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Ms. Arhama Siddiqa


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

Middle East and North Africa

Ms. Arhama Siddiqa is currently working as a Research Fellow at Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI). She graduated from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in 2013 with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Political Science and Economics and went on to complete an MA in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick in 2014. In 2017 she was awarded the Commonwealth Professional Fellowship, during which she was based at Conciliation Resources in the United Kingdom.

arhama.siddiqa@issi.org.pk

Issue Brief on “Towards a Cautious Reconciliation in Libya”

For years, Libya has been suffering from a culmination of political, security and economic predicaments which have resulted in the development of a conflict...

Issue Brief on “What the Future Holds for Palestine?”

The Palestinian struggle has long been an accepted moto in Arab/Muslim narrations and continues to be used to this day to mobilize the populace....

Issue Brief on “The G20 Summit in Riyadh”

On November 21, Saudi Arabian aircraft flew over Riyadh to mark the start of the G20 Leaders’ Summit. For the Kingdom, hosting this year’s...

Report – Inauguration “Centre for Middle East & Africa (CMEA)”

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) held the inauguration of its Centre for Middle East & Africa (CMEA) today. Mr. Sohail Mahmood, Foreign...

Report – Webinar on “Evolving Situation in the Middle East: Implications for the Region”

The Centre for Middle East & Africa (CMEA) in collaboration with Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), University of Peshawar organized a webinar titled “Evolving...

Issue Brief on “Assessing The Economic Crisis in Lebanon”

On August 17, 2020 a  UN-backed tribunal in the Hague found a member of the militant Hezbollah group, guilty of the 2005 assassination of...

Issue Brief on “Vision 2030, Saudi Economy and Covid-19: An Assessment”

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an evident bearing on Saudi Arabia's economy. The amalgamation of low oil prices and lockdown measures has led to...

Report – Webinar on “Iran, Pakistan and South Asia under the Pandemic”

As part of the 16th ISSI-IPIS Dialogue, the Institute of Strategic Studies of Islamabad (ISSI) in collaboration with the Institute for Political and International...

Pakistan: The Economy of an Elitist State, Husain, Ishrat. Oxford University Press, second Edition,...

Dr. Ishrat Husain’s book “Pakistan: The Economy of an Elitist State” is based on the thesis that a small group of elites have...

Issue Brief on “US Caesar Act and Syrian Economic Despair”

The Syrian economic woes have been made worse by the promulgation of US Caesar Act. The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act, also known as the...