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Issue Brief “Pakistan-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific & Technical Cooperation”

A Russian delegation of 80 members visited Pakistan to participate in the 8thSession of Pakistan-Russia Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical...

Issue Brief “International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan”

Background Pakistan has long been considered one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change in the world. While Pakistan is one of the lowest...

Strategic Studies (Vol. 42, Summer 2022, No. 2)

  Articles Soft Power in the Foreign Policy of Pakistan: Prospects and Potentials Khalid Saifullah and Irfan Hussain Qaisrani The ‘Petrocurrency’ Determinants in Growing Sino-US Confrontation: Implication for...

Indian Muslims’ Socio-Political and Economic Challenges in the Globalised World

Abstract India is a multi-religious and multiethnic society, the rise of Hindutva in the country’s politics has polarised it in an unprecedented way. The state’s...

Belt and Road Initiative in South Asia: Security Imperatives

Abstract This paper aims to study the security of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in regional context, with special focus on China Pakistan Economic Corridor...

Pakistan-India Relations: A Critical Appraisal of Power Politics

Abstract Pakistan-India relations are mired in power politics making the two countries as rivals with competing identities and interests. By the logic of power politics,...

Impact of Ukraine War on Global Energy and Food Supply Chains: A Case Study...

Abstract The damaging economic, political, and diplomatic effects of Russia’s attack on Ukraine in February 2022 have not been confined to just continental Europe. The...

The ‘Petrocurrency’ Determinants in Growing Sino-US Confrontation: Implication for South Asia

Abstract The purpose of this article is to identify the areas where China’s internationally rising monetary and petrocurrency influence is likely to conflict with the...

Soft Power in the Foreign Policy of Pakistan: Prospects and Potentials

Abstract Transition and diffusion of power are changing the political context and have made soft power more relevant than ever. The Government of Pakistan has...

Report – Celebrations “ACDC’s 3rd Anniversary Review Meeting”

The Arms Control and Disarmament Centre (ACDC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI) to celebrate its 3rd Anniversary organised a Review Meeting...

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