Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

Issue Brief on “Freshwater Resources of Pakistan: Challenges and the Wayforward”

Introduction South Asia’s freshwater availability is declining at alarming rates, mainly due to expanding population and rising climate change vulnerability. Pakistan, in particular, faces a...

Issue Brief on “Latest Amnesty International Report on Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir- A...

Amnesty International, a leading Non Governmental Organisation that champions the cause of human rights across the globe has released its latest report titled "WE...

Issue Brief on “Decoding Modi’s Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”

Introduction On August 14, 2021, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced for the first time to celebrate the day each year as the Partition...

Issue Brief on “SCO Summit 2022 from Pakistan’s Perspective”

This year’s annual meeting of the Council of Heads of State (CHS) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), that took place on September 15-16,...

Issue Brief on “India’s 76 billion USD Defence Budget”

Introduction India’s defence budget for the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 is likely to be around 80 billion USD, surpassing that of the United Kingdom and Russia....

Issue Brief on “Sheikh Hasina’s recent visit to India – an Assessment”

Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited India from September 5-8, 2022. PM Hasina’s recent visit came after she accepted Prime Minister Modi’s invitation to...

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 “India’s New Cybersecurity Directive: To Be or Not To Be?”

As the extended deadline of September 25, 2022, for the implementation of India`s New Cybersecurity Directive by the CERT-In is approaching, the panic in...

Issue Brief on “Saudi Arabia’s Fight against Climate Change”

In recent decades, climate change has become one of the most critical issues for international, national and local communities. The concept of a green...

Issue Brief on “Drone Warfare in Contemporary Conflicts: Five Lessons to Gen Up”

In recent years, drones are being used for various purposes in armed conflicts ranging from intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations to counterforce strikes. The...

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