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Ms. Mahrukh Khan


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

North & South America

Mahrukh Khan did her M.Sc in Defense and Strategic Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University in 2008. She has been affiliated with the Institute since. Her area of research is Pakistan – United States relations and Baluchistan.

mahrukhkhan@issi.org.pk

Issue Brief on “UNDP Report “One Year in Review-Afghanistan since August 2021” – Takeaways”

Cascading crisis and a crippled economy are the new realities of Afghanistan. The recently released report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) builds...

Issue Brief on “Assessing Biden’s National Security Strategy 2022”

With almost closing two years in the Oval Office Biden administration recently released its National Security Strategy 2022 document on October 12, 2022, representing...

Issue Brief on “Issue Brief on ‘Act Now’ Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Address to...

“I stand here today to tell the story of my country Pakistan...” Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif addressed the 77th session of the...

Issue Brief on “‘Monsoon on Steroids’ – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s Visit to Pakistan”

To show solidarity with the people of Pakistan UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited Pakistan for two days – 9th and 10th September 2022 –...

Issue Brief on “A Divided UN on Ukraine Crisis and Impact on Pakistan”

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has now entered its 23rd week. With at least 17 million people displaced 46,000 deaths and a global food...

Issue Brief on “F-16 Case for Sustainment”

In a recent turn of events, the US State Department showcased a possible intent to approve the Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of F-16 fighter...

Issue Brief on “Biden Middle East Trip”

President Biden's Middle East trips came in the backdrop of key critical developments not just in the region itself but around the globe. In...

Issue Brief on “The State of Food Security in Pakistan”

On May 19, 2022, Foreign Minister of Pakistan Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari attended the United Nations conference on “Conflict and Food security” where he acknowledged that...

Issue Brief on “Ukraine Crisis; the US and Russia’s Diplomatic Standoff”

Steering US relations with Russia has remained one of the key challenges as well as priorities for any US administration. The escalation in the...

Issue Brief on “Falcon Talon 2022”

For the first time in three years, Pakistan and United States Air Forces held a joint exercise, under the title of ‘Falcon Talon 2022,’...