International

The Rohingya Crisis: Brutality of the Worst Kind

Introduction: The United Nations has described them as one the most persecuted minorities in the world. The suffering of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims has increased dramatically. Hundreds of Rohingyas have been killed in western Burma in […]

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Angela Merkel’s Inspirational Leadership

by Mashaal Gauhar “…I always had the expectation that my path through life would be relatively sunny, no matter what happened. I have never allowed myself to be bitter.” – Angela Merkel Securing a fourth […]

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Mountain & Glacier Response to Climate Change

by Aisha khan   The ecological trend of greatest concern in Pakistan today is the continuing loss, fragmentation and degradation of the natural and modified habitats. Pakistan is situated in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian […]

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Deconstructing the Islamic Military Alliance

by Fatima Raza Research assistant, Institute of Strategic Studies   The Islamic Military Alliance or the Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT) announced by the government of Saudi Arabia in December 2015 is a […]

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US-Russia Improving Trade Relations

by Muhammad Taimur Fahad Khan Research assistant, Institute of Strategic Studies   On May 29, 2017, Russian Trade Envoy Alexander Stadnik said that the volume of the Russian exports to the United States is increasing […]

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Trump’s Riyadh Visit

by Riaz Mohammad Khan The writer is former foreign secretary of Pakistan Institue for Policy Reforms     The Trump visit to Riyadh had a touch of irony. The leader who did the most to […]

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CSCCC at the Forefront to Fight Climate Change

by Rizwana Khan   The Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change (CSCCC)  was formally launched recently  in Islamabad  with the raison d’être of highlighting the significance of climate change in Pakistan and influencing informed policy […]

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China Set to Lead Fight Against Climate Change

by Ali Haider Saleem Research Fellow, China-Pakistan Study Center, ISSI President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement has received strong criticism both at home and abroad. The move which has made United States […]