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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
  2. Indian struggling economy amid Covid-19
  3. Modi’s self-destructive policy of not joining RCEP
  4. Indo-Pak Relations in Post-COVID-19 Era
  5. Quad meeting: In context of theory of complex interdependence
  6. Pak-Iran ties in emerging geopolitical landscape
  7. UAE-Israel Agreement: in Prism of Realpolitik
  8. Post -COVID-19: Indo-Pak Relations
  9. A Constructivist Approach Towards Sino-Indian Relations
  10. The New Cold War in Syria
  11. Chinese soft power winning hearts and minds
  12. Great Power Competition in the Post-COVID-19 Era
  13. Controversy of lockdown and social-distancing in Pakistan
  14. Kartarpur: A Corridor of Opportunities
  15. Balochistan: the hub of drug mafias
  16. China’s Peculiar Soft Power Diplomacy
  17. CPEC: And Untapped Potential of Balochistan
  18. PSL: Non-inclusion of Baloch players
  19. US grudge against CPEC
  20. Questioning the Aurat March
  21. Is US really going to withdrew from Afghanistan?
  22. Realpolitik vs Muslim world
  23. Online classes: Non-availability of Internet services in Balochistan
  24. Road fatalities in Balochistan
  25. Trump Economic Diplomacy
  26. China in the Middle East
  27. Chinese and Russian technological ties
  28. Indian Ocean: New battlefield

Issue Brief on “Growing Farmers Protest in India: Yet Another Political Blunder by Modi”

Farmers in the Indian states of Punjab and Haryana have been up in protest against the promulgation of three farm acts passed...

Issue Brief on “Growing Indian Interest in Malabar Naval Exercise”

Malabar-I, the first naval exercise between US and India was held in 1992 as part of a joint training in basic sea-based...

Issue Brief on “India’s Role in the Quad”

Quad or Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, a group of four democracies including US, India, Japan and Australia was first proposed in 2007 by the...

Issue Brief on “Indian Prospective Trade Deal with Taiwan: Creating New Troubles for China”

China has reacted sharply to recent reports that India is pondering over a trade deal with Taiwan. Any Indian trade deal with...

Issue Brief on “India Heads Towards Economic Recession Amid Covid-19”

Covid-19 has affected the entire world politically, economically and culturally. No state has remained immune to the pandemic. Among strict lockdowns and...