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Upcoming Research Papers (July – September 2015)

No. Author Topic Under preparation: Submission Timeline Remarks
1. Mr. Najam Rafique “Disputes in East Asia: Implications for Pakistan” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
2. Dr. Ahmad Rashid Malik     “Economic Potential and Impact of the Gwadar Port” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
3. Malik Qasim Mustafa “Criteria-based Approach to Membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group”  Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
4. Mr. Kashif Mumtaz “ISIS: Assessment of Threat for Afghanistan, Pakistan and South and Central Asia” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft:  September 07
5. Ms. Ghazala Yasmin Jalil “Impact of Arms Trade Treaty on Pakistan” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
6. Ms. Sarah Akram “Pakistan’s Soft Power” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
7. Ms. Mahrukh Khan “Enhancing Pakistan’s Global Profile and Influence – Strategic Priorities and Policy Options” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
8. Ms. Amina Khan “How to Craft a Stable Relationship Between Pakistan and Afghanistan” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
9. Ms. Mahwish Hafeez “India’s Posture in South Asia and East Asia” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
10. Mir Sherbaz Khetran “Pakistan and Economic Connectivity in West Asia” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
11. Ms. Shamsa Nawaz “Prospects of Pakistan-India Engagement” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
12. Mr. Ahmad Naeem Salik “Post-2015 Development Agenda – Challenges and Opportunities for Pakistan” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
13. Mr. Faraz Hameed “Pakistan’s Full Membership of SCO: Way Forward” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
14. Ms. Arhama Siddiqa “US-India Defense Partnerships: Likely Impact on Pakistan” Outline:  July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
15. Ms. Ayesha Sehgol “Women’s Empowerment in Pakistani Politics” Outline:  July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
16. Ms. Aimen Saleem Bajwa “Islamophobia” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
17. Mr. Ahmad Saffee “Regional Connectivity: Costs and Benefits for Pakistan” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
18. Ms. Ayesha Tetlay “Climate Change: Obligations and Stakes for Pakistan” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
19. Mr. Asad Ullah Khan “Major Challenges to National Harmony” Outline: July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
20. Ms. Tooba Khurshid “The Status of UN Resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir” Outline:  July 24
First Draft: August 24
Second Draft: August 31
Final Draft: September 07
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Upcoming Research Papers (April  – June 2015)

No. Author Topic Under preparation: Submission Timeline Remarks
1. Mr. Najam Rafique
  • “Pakistan-US Relations: Reset Since 2011”
  • Afghanistan Post 2014: Role of Regional States
Outline: April 07 Under final Review in light of DG’s comments.
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07 & March 30
2. Dr. Ahmad Rashid Malik     “Asia Pivot: Re-calibrating Pakistan Vision East Asia” Outline: 2014 Sent for External Review.
First Draft: Apr 06, 15
Second Draft: After Discussion with DG
Final Draft: Already Peer Reviewed
3. Malik Qasim Mustafa “South Asian Nuclear Thresholds: Tactical Nuclear Weapons and Indian Cold Start Doctrine” Outline: April 07 Review by Ghazala to be completed by May 26.
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
4. Mr. Kashif Mumtaz “Middle East in a Flux” Outline: April 07 Internal Review completed. Suggested changes being incorporated.
First Draft: May 07
Second Draft: May 12
Final Draft:  May 16
5. Ms. Ghazala Yasmin Jalil “Indian Missile Defense Development: Implications for Deterrence Stability in South Asia” Outline: Already Submitted Will submit 2nd draft keeping in view the changes suggested by the DG and Malik Qasim. Submission date is May 30.
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
6. Ms. Sarah Akram “Pakistan and the United States: Civilian Aid and Economic Cooperation” Outline: April 07 Under review by Najam Sb
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
7. Ms. Mahrukh Khan “Pakistan’s Image Abroad: a Blue Print for an Effective Public Diplomacy Agenda” Outline: April 07 Under Review with Ms. Tetlay.
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
8. Ms. Amina Khan “Prospects of peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan” Outline: To be discussed with the DG. Revised Version will be submitted after incorporating major changes suggested by you. She proposed Jun 01 as submission date.
First Draft: April 30
Second Draft: May 07
Final Draft: May 14
9. Ms. Mahwish Hafeez “Anatomy of Modi Phenomenon – How should Pakistan Deal with it?” Outline: March 06 Internal review by Ayesha Sehgol is pending.
First Draft: April 02
Second Draft: April 13
Final Draft: April 20
10. Mir Sherbaz Khetran “Gwadar port and China-Pak economic corridor” Outline: April 07 Sent for external review.
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
11. Ms. Shamsa Nawaz “Understanding Modi’s Hindutva” Outline: April 07 Changes in light of your comments are in process. Submission date is 26 May.
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
12. Mr. Ahmad Naeem Salik “Water Security: Challenges of Trans boundary water issues between Pakistan and India” Outline: April 01 Changes suggested by Ms. Mahwish are being incorporated by him.
First Draft: April 03
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
13. Mr. Faraz Hameed “Illicit trade-Afghanistan Pakistan Border lands” Outline: March 16 Re-submission date is May 26.
First Draft: March 25
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
14. Ms. Arhama Siddiqa “ETIM: A Common Threat to China and Pakistan” Outline:  March 11 Pending discussion with Aimen. Re-submission date is May 27.
First Draft: April 01
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
15. Ms. Ayesha Sehgol “On Pakistani Statecraft: Muslim Modernity and Securitization” Outline:  March 26(REV) May 06 @ 1400 Submission date of revised draft was May 19. Still working on it.
First Draft: April 24(REV) May 12
Second Draft: April 30(REV) May 19
Final Draft: May 07(REV) May 26
16. Ms. Aimen Saleem Bajwa “Understanding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)” Outline: April 13 She promised to submit paper today, but informed that she met an accident and likely to miss the office.
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
17. Mr. Ahmad Saffee “Media & Foreign Policy Discourses: A case of Indo-Pak Relations” Outline: Shared already He still has to submit his first draft. Date of final draft was May 7.
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
18. Ms. Ayesha Tetlay “Environment and Human Security: Global and Local Implications” Outline: April 17 Submission date of 2nd draft was May 20. Still working, likely to submit by May 26.
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
19. Mr. Asad Ullah Khan “Climate Change and Pakistan: Case Study of Indus Basin and its Effects on the Region” Outline: April 27 Major revision is required. Revised Paper likely to be submitted by Wednesday May 27.
First Draft: May 11
Second Draft: May 25
Final Draft: June 25
20. Ms. Tooba Khurshid “Future of Kashmir Post elections 2014: A glimmer of Hope or still a sad tale” Outline:  March 27 Third draft is being reviewed by Mr. Najam
First Draft: April 24
Second Draft: April 30
Final Draft: May 07
     

Upcoming Policy Briefs

No. Author Topic Under preparation: Submission Timeline
1. Mr. Najam Rafique Theological Discords: Pakistan and the Crisis in Yemen Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft: March 30
2. Dr. Ahmad Rashid Malik “Chinese Investment in Pakistan” Outline: May, 2014
First Draft: June, 2014
Second Draft: Apr 06, 15
Final Draft: Accepted by former DG. Ready for Submission
3. Malik Qasim Mustafa Need to discuss and finalize with DG Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
4. Kashif Mumtaz “Yet to be discussed with the Director General. I will convey the title and submission dates as soon as they are finalized” Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
5. Ms. Ghazala Yasmin Jalil “Criteria-Based Approach of the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG)” Outline:
First Draft: April 30
Second Draft: May 07
Final Draft: May 12
6. Ms. Sarah Akram To be decided. Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
7. Ms. Mahrukh Khan    Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
8. Amina Khan “Pakistan, Afghanistan and China Trilateral Cooperation” Outline:
First Draft: April 30
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
9. Ms. Mahwish Hafeez   Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
10. Mir Sherbaz Khetran “Local bodies elections in Balochistan” Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
11. Ms. Shamsa Nawaz
  • Pakistan-Bangladesh Relations
  • Synopsis of Destruction of Hyderabad by A.G. Noorani
Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft: April 08
12. Mr. Ahmad Naeem Salik “Energy Crisis in Pakistan and some possible solutions” Outline:
First Draft: April 17
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
13. Mr. Faraz Hameed To be assigned Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
14. Ms. Arhama Siddiqa   Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
15. Ms. Ayesha Sehgol How to deal with violent extremism? Outline:
First Draft: March 30
Second Draft: April 10
Final Draft: April 15
16. Ms. Aimen Saleem Bajwa Pak-China relations amongst youth Outline: May 12
First Draft: May 19
Second Draft: May 25
Final Draft: May 29
17. Mr. Ahmad Saffee “A Critical Appraisal of Pakistan’s Counter Terrorism Policy” Outline: May 01
First Draft: May 10
Second Draft: May 16
Final Draft: May 22
18. Ms. Ayesha Tetlay   Outline:
First Draft:
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
19. Mr. Asad Ullah Khan “A Road Map to De-radicalization in Pakistan” Outline: July 10
First Draft: Aug 01
Second Draft:
Final Draft: Sept 01
20. Ms. Tooba Khurshid “Intra Kashmir CBMs: Current Status & Future Prospect” Outline:
First Draft: April 30
Second Draft:
Final Draft:
   

Research Projects

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