Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

Issue Brief on “Russia’s formal withdrawal from the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in...

On November 07, 2023, Russia formally completed the procedure to withdraw from the landmark Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE). The Russian...

Issue Brief on “AUKUS: Emerging Dynamics in Asia-Pacific”

In mid-September 2021, Australia, the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US), announced a new ‘trilateral security arrangement’, termed AUKUS, focusing on Asia-Pacific...

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 “Pakistan’s Waste Management Problem”

Overview Increasing pollution leading to environmental changes and economic cost related to waste in terms of health hazards and negative impact on infrastructure have changed...

Issue Brief on “New Directions in SCO amidst Great Power Rivalry”

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is fast emerging as an influential organization bringing the powers of Eurasia to one table for regional cooperation, peace,...

Issue Brief on “U.S. Pacific Partnership Strategy: Prospects for India”

Introduction From September 28-29, 2022, the U.S. President Joe Biden hosted the first ever U.S. Pacific Island Country Summit in Washington D.C. The first of...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan’s Water Security Issue”

Pakistan is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, including water scarcity, extreme weather events, and declining crop yields. In the ongoing Kharif...

Issue Brief on “Abdullah’s Visit to Pakistan: A New Path to Pak-Afghan Ties”

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) paid a three-day official visit to Pakistan from September 28-30, 2020. The visit was...

Issue Brief on “Kashmir Finds A Voice at UNSC Once Again”

For the second time during past six months, United Nations Security Council deliberated on the Kashmir issue at its forum. The recent meeting was held on...

Issue Brief on “The State of Food Security in Pakistan”

On May 19, 2022, Foreign Minister of Pakistan Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari attended the United Nations conference on “Conflict and Food security” where he acknowledged that...

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