Despite divisive regional scenario, CPEC can achieve goals of connectivity
01 March 2017
The emerging scenario in region around Pakistan is bereft with differences, rivalry, and insecuriy, a situation likely to exacerbate under Trump administration. Even CPEC gets played in those differences. But with right set of policies, Pakistan can achieve the CPEC, with an added outcome of bridging divides. These were some of the key thoughts that emerged from a seminar on “Changing Regional Scenario and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)” held in Islamabad, organized by... Read More
Pakistan: Monitoring the Key Regional Powers (October 1 to December 16, 2014)
31 December 2014
The purpose of this series of quarterly monitoring reports (2014) is to monitor and track the actions as well as public statements of five key STAP RP regional actors (India, Iran, Russia, China, SaudiArabia) on Pakistan; the development of, and their participation in relevant international and regional discussion meetings, including the Istanbul Process, Heart of Asia, RECCA, SCO; the five key regionalactorsâ€™ economic decisions and agreements, including, but not limited to,... Read More
PaPakistan: Monitoring the Key Regional Powers (July 1 to September 30, 2014)
01 October 2014
Jointly produced by PIPS and Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, famous as CIDOB, this quarterly monitoring brief (December 15, 2013 to March 31, 2014) tracks the actions as well as public statements of five key STAP RP regional actors (India, Iran, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia) on Pakistan. A part of CIDOBÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s program, Ã¢â‚¬Å“the Sources of Tension (SoTs),Ã¢â‚¬Â... Read More
Book touches upon the multi-dimensional relations between Pakistan and China
02 December 2015
On November 25, 2015, Pak Institute for Peace Studies co-hosted a ceremony marking book launch on China-Pakistan friendship. The book “You and Us: Stories of China and Pakistan” is a compilation of the stories of those friendship, penned by former Chinese diplomats and officials.
Speakers from both China and Pakistan appreciated the release of the book, underscoring its importance in understanding the holistic nature of friendship between the two countries.
Several pointed... Read More
German scholar Dr. Reetz argues Pakistan can benefit from changing regional dynamics
04 December 2015
A visiting German professor Dr. Dietrich Reetz argued that the world is increasingly moving from Cold War binary to a multipolar world, which will give room to geo-economics instead of geo-politics. This phenomenal change has provided a market place for competitive projects. Pakistan should adjust its interests accordingly.
Dr. Reetz expressed these views during a discussion “Pakistan between South and Central Asia: Bridge or Stumbling Block?” organized by Pak Institute for... Read More