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Dost Muhammad Barrech


Research Associate

Areas of Research:

Indian Foreign Policy and its Military Modernization

Mr. Dost Muhammad Barrech is working as a Research Associate at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI). He holds an MPhil degree in International Relations (IR) from National Defence University, Islamabad. He, currently, is working on his PhD thesis titled “A Comparative Analysis of Chinese and US Soft Power in 21st Century” from International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI). His area of research includes Indian foreign policy and its military modernization. Barrech has several publications and has constantly been writing articles for national and international newspapers.

Others Publications:

  1. In focus South Asia | India-China Tensions | Episode 81 | Indus News
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlKeqRRhMVA
  2. Indian struggling economy amid Covid-19
    https://qoshe.com/pakistan-observer/dost-muhammad-barrech/indian-struggling-economy-amid-covid-19/92763856
  3. Modi’s self-destructive policy of not joining RCEP
    https://pakobserver.net/modis-self-destructive-policy-of-not-joining-rcep/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=modis-self-destructive-policy-of-not-joining-rcep
  4. Indo-Pak Relations in Post-COVID-19 Era
    https://journals.pakistanreview.com/index.php/JGPSS/article/view/60
  5. Quad meeting: In context of theory of complex interdependence
    https://qoshe.com/pakistan-observer/dost-muhammad-barrech/quad-meeting-in-context-of-theory-of-complex-inte/87978584
  6. Pak-Iran ties in emerging geopolitical landscape
    https://qoshe.com/pakistan-observer/dost-muhammad-barrech/pak-iran-ties-in-emerging-geopolitical-landscape/87702518
  7. UAE-Israel Agreement: in Prism of Realpolitik
    https://neospectacle.com/2020/08/24/uae-israel-agreement-in-prism-of-realpolitik/?fbclid=IwAR2I0R2nWskKbrpFcSwr0g6BnI8l4S4PcCnWF8QYLnLeJu-NMNlP-F0cmCw
  8. Post -COVID-19: Indo-Pak Relations
    https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2020/04/18/post-covid-19-indo-pak-relations/
  9. A Constructivist Approach Towards Sino-Indian Relations
  10. The New Cold War in Syria
    http://www.uob.edu.pk/journals/Middle%20East%20Review%20Vol%201%20Online.pdf
  11. Chinese soft power winning hearts and minds
    https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2020/06/04/chinese-soft-power-winning-hearts-and-minds/
  12. Great Power Competition in the Post-COVID-19 Era
    https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2020/05/03/great-power-competition-in-the-post-covid-19-era/
  13. Controversy of lockdown and social-distancing in Pakistan
    https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2020/04/26/controversy-of-lockdown-and-social-distancing-in-pakistan/
  14. Kartarpur: A Corridor of Opportunities
    https://countercurrents.org/2020/01/kartarpur-a-corridor-of-opportunities/
  15. Balochistan: the hub of drug mafias
    https://dailytimes.com.pk/565088/balochistan-the-hub-of-drug-mafias/
  16. China’s Peculiar Soft Power Diplomacy
    https://dailytimes.com.pk/558116/chinas-peculiar-soft-power-diplomacy/
  17. CPEC: And Untapped Potential of Balochistan
    https://cpecbulletin.com/2018/01/09/cpec-and-untapped-potential-of-balochistan/
  18. PSL: Non-inclusion of Baloch players
    https://dailytimes.com.pk/557089/psl-non-inclusion-of-baloch-players/
  19. US grudge against CPEC
    https://pakobserver.net/us-grudge-against-cpec/
  20. Questioning the Aurat March
    https://pakobserver.net/questioning-the-aurat-march/?fbclid=IwAR1XGQ21bHtGW32kX2Bi7GxhVIW8jepraDDzNoftVcOrnpFyqlY45g9LHOo
  21. Is US really going to withdrew from Afghanistan?
    https://newsdaypakistan.com/will-us-really-withdraw-from-afghanistan/
  22. Realpolitik vs Muslim world
    https://pakobserver.net/realpolitik-vs-muslim-world/
  23. Online classes: Non-availability of Internet services in Balochistan
    https://pakobserver.net/online-classes-non-availability-of-internet-services-in-balochistan/?fbclid=IwAR07aB2yrrXf2N_2nA2CKQebd0dmKwdkin3VMhsiCwrv_OcpWUvwKXL6rys
  24. Road fatalities in Balochistan
    https://pakobserver.net/road-fatalities-in-balochistan/?fbclid=IwAR2KdVRJAVZtVppo-i7CrLm_KvAePDL0c_5vBEaDQI6V6Tc3JX5kJj7T978
  25. Trump Economic Diplomacy
    https://twitter.com/thecsspoint/status/935023050503983104
  26. China in the Middle East
    https://pakobserver.net/china-in-the-middle-east/?fbclid=IwAR1jno8z0ThtY6Q8MYMp_Sg3nT9X2DywbGSpcYzwiKm7bYOonuWZyk3mJcA
  27. Chinese and Russian technological ties
    https://pakobserver.net/chinese-and-russian-technological-ties/?fbclid=IwAR2UfOlQvwxx0_mM6KFWKAOFFrQMvMifmhHa0ne8YaJJBaiQ8dqt72-7YK0
  28. Indian Ocean: New battlefield
    http://202.166.170.213:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/3192
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