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
World HR Organizations Have a Role to Play to Resolve Kashmir Dispute
16 November 2010
The issue of human rights violations in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) neither receives attention of world human rights organizations nor the international media. International civil society’s role becomes more relevant to push the stakeholders for a permanent solution to Kashmir dispute. Moreover in the era of globalization, the regional economic interdependence necessitates regional and local approaches of conflict resolution by engaging all the stakeholders including China. These views... Read More
Importance of Kashmir Issue in Af-Pak Policy: Fundamental or Marginal!
10 July 2009
Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) organized a Focus Group Discussion, Importance of Kashmir Issue in Af-Pak Policy: Fundamental or Marginal, at a local hotel in Islamabad on 7 July 2009. General (Retd.) Talat Masood, convener PUGWASH, chaired the session. Speakers included General Asad Durrani, a strategic and defence analyst, Mr. Muhammad Amir Rana, director PIPS, Ms. Marjan Lucas, a Dutch expert on Kashmir affairs, Dr. Shaheen Akhtar, Institute of Regional... 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