Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

Issue Brief on “Understanding the Dynamics of 18th Lok Sabha Election Results”

Introduction The 18th Lok Sabha election results were announced on June 4, 2024, by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Spanning seven phases, India held...

Issue Brief on “From Pariahs to Partners? Russia’s Critical Re-evaluation of the Taliban”

In a significant shift that captures the complex interplay of geopolitics and the ever-evolving landscape of international relations, Russia is reportedly contemplating the removal...

Issue Brief on “The ICC Verdict: Significance and Implications”

Since October 2023, Israel has proclaimed a “total siege on Gaza” killing thousands of innocent Palestinians by airstrikes and ground assaults. Currently, the death...

Issue Brief on “UNSC Resolution on Outer Space: The Challenge of Regulation”

On April 24, 2024, Japan and the U.S. tabled a resolution in the United Nations Security Council prohibiting the placement of nuclear weapons or...

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 “The 10th Ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF):...

In the past decade, China has significantly expanded its diplomatic and commercial footprint in the Middle East. Chinese investment in the Middle East mostly...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan’s Air Pollution Nexus: Unravelling the Interplay with Climate Change”

Introduction: In 2023, Pakistan maintained its position as one of the world's top three countries with severe smog levels, alongside Bangladesh and India, according to...

Issue Brief on “Recent Environmental Challenges Faced by Pakistan”

Recently Pakistan has faced an uncommon environmental challenge: a winter marked by an absence of its usual rainfall and snowfall in the north, while,...

Issue Brief on “Imperatives and Implications of Accelerating CPEC Phase-II”

Recent advancements in China Pakistan Economic Corridor's Phase-II reflect a major progression in China-Pakistan bilateral cooperation. In recent meetings and public appearances, Chinese diplomats...

Issue Brief on “Prospects and Challenges of Pakistan-India Trade “

Introduction The heavy burden of history and persistently strained relations between Pakistan and India have been a significant source of wedge in their economic...

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