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 […]


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 […]


Federal Budget 2017-18 and its Repercussions

by Dr. Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz   Assistant Professor School of Social Sciences & Humanities National University of Sciences & Technology       The federal government has presented a budget of Rs4.75 trillion for the […]


Dr. Sania Nishtar – A Public Health Role Model

by Mashaal Gauhar   With her outstanding contribution in the field of public health, Dr Sania Nishtar’s pioneering work through her public health NGO, Heartfile, has drawn international acclaim, most recently from the World Health […]


Ten National Development Traps

by Ali Shah The writer heads research and analysis at the NUST Global Think Tank Network     What is in a Comparison? Brazil’s GDP is around USD 2 trillion or 2000 billion with a […]


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 […]


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 […]