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Ms. Misbah Mukhtar


Research Associate

Areas of Research:

South Asia

Ms. Misbah Mukhtar is working as a Research Associate at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad. She is the recipient of prestigious Fulbright scholarship and has completed her Masters in Politics from New York University, US (2020). She has previously worked as a Young Parliamentary Associate at the Punjab Civil Secretariat, Lahore under the European Union and British Council’s Program “SUBAI”. She has presented her paper at Northeastern Political Science Association Conference Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2019). There are numerous publications to her credit including a paper in an HEC recognized journal (2015). Her current research interests involve regional politics and humanitarian issues with special focus on South Asia.

misbahmukhtar@issi.org.pk

Issue Brief on “Indo-Pacific Economic Framework and Its Impact”

For years, due to its economic and strategic significance, the Indo-Pacific region has remained central to various global powers where both China...

Issue Brief on “The Backsliding State of Minorities in India”

India is an amalgam of various ethnicities and religious groups. The Pew Research Centre estimates that 79.8% of India’s population comprises Hindus....

Issue Brief on “Rising Tide of Exclusionary Politics: Violence against Muslims in India”

According to Pew Research Survey, India is home to more than two hundred million Muslims, making it predominantly the largest minority group...

Age of Demagoguery and Surveillance Capitalism: A Case Study of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Abstract Using the theoretical framework of surveillance capitalism, this paper analyses the election campaigns of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

Issue Brief on “Indian Assault on Socio-Cultural Identity of Kashmir”

The world is not unaware of India’s limitless tyranny in Kashmir. Its oppression is not only limited to the revocation of the Article 370...

Issue Brief on “Is India heading towards Digital Authoritarianism?”

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the political arm of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is aiming to convert India into a Hindu- nation state. In...

Issue Brief on “Indian Covid-19 Delta Variant and Health Security”

Multiple variants of COVID-19 are circulating around the world including “delta variant,” initially detected in India. It has been termed as delta for ease...

Issue Brief on “BJP’s Defeat in West Bengal”

The onset of May 2021 brought with it a remarkable victory in the battlefield of election for Mamata Banerjee, the West Bengal’s...

Issue Brief on “The Curious Case of Silicon Values in India: Social Media Regulations...

One of the core promises of the internet is to provide extraordinary freedom to common people, without the control of money and...

Issue Brief on “India – A Democracy in Peril”

The pandemic has changed the world: both for better and worse. However, in case of democratic values the world has witnessed decline...