Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

Issue Brief on “Impact of Covid-19 on Economy of Pakistan”

The pandemic termed the COVID-19 (coronavirus) has exponentially spread across the globe since the first case was reported in Wuhan China in late December...

Issue Brief on “Saudi-Iran Rapprochement: Opportunities for Pakistan”

Recent agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to restore diplomatic relations and economic ties is the latest development in the geopolitical shifts in the...

Issue Brief on “Food Security Challenges for Pakistan “

Globally, the issue of food insecurity has taken the central stage of policymakers. Nearly a billion people across the world experience the effects of food insecurity...

Issue Brief on “Indian Defence Budget 2023-24: An Assessment”

India has once again increased its defence budget allocation by 13 per cent in 2023-24. India’s increased defence spending has been continually growing for...

Issue Brief on “SCO Summit 2023 and Regional Integration: Possibilities for Eurasian Integration and...

On 4th July 2023, the 23rd Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of State took place virtually. The Summit, which is the top...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan’s Population Explosion and the Youth Bulge”

Introduction Pakistan is globally recognised as a country facing challenges in controlling its population growth. Its alarming population growth rate of 2.4pc per annum, which...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan’s Energy Crisis: The Need for a Transition to Alternate Energy”

Like many other developing countries, Pakistan has been grappling with a severe energy crisis for several years. The demand for energy continues to surge...

Issue Brief on “Covid-19 and Pakistan’s Food Security Issues”

The pandemic created severe impediments to economic activity resulting in drastic changes in the livelihoods of people and the situations of food security and...

Issue Brief on “India-US Military Agreement: BECA and its Implications for the Region”

The signing of Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) between India and United States marks the completion of the troika of “foundational pacts” for...

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...

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