Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

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...

Issue Brief on “The Rising E-Commerce Industry of Pakistan: An Appraisal”

E-commerce is expanding rapidly in Pakistan, and it is becoming a major trend among the people who use the internet. The trend is increasing...

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 “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 “Nuclear Energy in Pakistan: Prospects and Challenges”

Two critical events have brought into focus the need for clean and green energy sources. The first is the Ukraine conflict and the energy...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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