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Sarah Akram


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

United Nation and other Multilateral Organizations

Sarah Akram is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Strategic Studies since July, 2008. Sarah holds M.Sc (2005) and M.Phil (2008) degrees in International Relations from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. Her primary area of research is Pakistan-US relations and her M.Phil dissertation was on “US Foreign Policy towards India and Pakistan after 9/11” She has also briefly focused on Turkey’s Foreign Relations and has a few publications to her credit.

Mail sarahakram@issi.org.pk

Issue Brief on “Pakistan and Saudi Arabia: Bolstering Ties Further”

Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have long been trusted partners, with fraternal ties based on the bonds of religion, with an...

Issue Brief on “Turkiye Egypt Ties: Ending a Decade of Stalemate”

Turkiye-Egypt ties date back to 1925, which have been marked   by  a history of cooperation as well as confrontation which saw an all-time low...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan-GCC Economic Partnership: Bridging Nations through Free Trade”

On September 28, 2023, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) initialised a preliminary free trade agreement (FTA) with Pakistan. Forged by years of a close...

Issue Brief on “Turkiye’s Response to the Palestinian Crisis”

The Republic of Turkiye and the State of Israel have enjoyed diplomatic relations since more than seven decades, with Turkiye being one of the...

Issue Brief on “UAE and COP 28: A Bold Vision”

The contemporary global scenario grapples with a range of non-traditional security challenges, among which climate change stands out as one of the most significant....

Issue Brief on “Turkiye at 100: A Symbol of Progress and Development”

October 29, 2023, marked a milestone for the Republic of Turkiye, as the country celebrated one hundred years since its founding as a Republic....

Issue Brief on “China’s Overtures in the Middle East”

In the past decade, China’s engagement with the Middle Eastern countries has been growing; a most recent example is Beijing’s role in Saudi-Iranian rapprochement...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Defence Cooperation: Enhancing Relations Further”

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Pakistan enjoy a robust and enduring strategic partnership. Alongside their multifaceted relationship, both nations prioritize their bilateral...

Issue Brief on “GCC’s Climate Challenge”

The contemporary global landscape is confronted with an array of challenges pertaining to global health, security and climate change. The world stands at a...

Issue Brief on “Turkiye’s Foreign Policy in a Changing World”

In an increasingly interconnected world, Turkiye's foreign policy outlook plays a crucial role in shaping its position on the global stage. As a country...