Opinions

November 10, 2020

Zarif’s visit to Islamabad comes at a crucial point

By Taimur Shamil The visit of Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to Islamabad today, comes at a crucial point. Zarif who recently tweeted encouraging the […]
November 6, 2020

BECA: A JOLT TO REGIONAL PEACE AND STABILITY?

By Taimur Shamil and Fatima Umar The Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), is fourth of the total agreements signed between the United States of […]
October 25, 2020

IRAN’S INSULIN DILEMMA

By Fatima Umar Iranians are taking to social media to protest against the political leaders of Iran over shortage of Analogue Insulin pens and test […]
October 21, 2020

The Challenges of Post-Conflict Resolution Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

BY Dr. Maria Saifuddin Effendi A protracted and violent conflict zone nourishes a tendency to fall victim of emerging hostile environment and differences even after […]
October 21, 2020

Situationer: Helmand

By Fatima Umar The recent wave of violent and terror attacks coupled by rocket attacks in Helmand, South of Afghanistan, by Taliban, amidst inter and […]
October 20, 2020

QUAD Encircling China?

By Maham Javed India and China are engaged in dangerous deadlock for the past seven months at Ladakh in Himalayas. The foremost intention behind this […]
October 9, 2020

FROM STREETS OF BISHKEK: PROTESTS IN KYRGYZSTAN

By: Fatima Umar Research Assistant Policy East The month of October is witnessing antagonism from citizens of Kyrgyzstan against the parliamentary elections which had a […]
September 25, 2020

The Uniqueness and Complexity of Afghan Peace Process

By: Dr. Maria Saifuddin Effendi Peace and power-sharing are both intriguing and complex in Afghanistan’s current situation. It is intriguing because Afghan conflict is finally […]
May 21, 2020

Mapping Middle Eastern Politics and the Covid-19 Challenge

Middle East is perhaps one of the most volatile regions in global politics and is more than often the reason for multiple conflicts. By Amna […]
May 19, 2020

Qualifying the Crime in Occupied Kashmir: High Time to Call A Spade A Spade

“How carelessly imperial power vivisected ancient civilizations. Palestine and Kashmir are imperial Britain’s festering, blood-drenched gifts to the modem world. Both are fault lines in […]
May 13, 2020

Religious Lockdown in India: Where should Muslims go?

Dr. Maria Saifuddin Effendi Genocide is a mass cleansing of ethnic or religious communities within a short period of time. It is a process, ordered […]
April 29, 2020

Kashmir – From Security to Human Security Lockdown

Dr. Maria Saifuddin Effendi Disasters are both man-made and natural. Within a year in Indian held Kashmir, Modi-made disaster brought more brutality and violence since […]
April 18, 2020

COVID-19: Denouement of Neo-liberalism?

“We are facing a human crisis unlike any we have experienced, our social fabric and cohesion is under stress. We have moved to a recession […]
December 30, 2018

China’s Rise in The 21st Century: A Realist Analysis

RESEARCH PAPER: ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY THE AUTHOR AND POLICYEAST. Author: SYED MOHAMMAD HUSSAIN   French revolutionary Napoleon Bonaparte once referred to China as a “sleeping […]
December 16, 2018

India’s Economic Future

By Zainab Abbassi “We end today a period of ill fortune and India discovers herself again. The achievement we celebrate today is but a step, […]
November 3, 2018

Pakistan’s Counter-Terrorism Experience

Earlier this month, Pakistan’s foreign minister offered to share the country’s counter terrorism expertise with the world. While addressing the regional issues at the Shanghai […]
October 30, 2018

Sino-Pakistan Relations: A Strategic Entente

By: Hamid Warraich Sino-Pak relationship is a paragon of friendship which is often termed as higher than the sky; deeper than the ocean and sweeter […]
October 9, 2018

Kashmir Conundrum: A Core Determinant in Pakistan- India Relations

By Sana Imtiaz Kitchlew (The author holds Master of Philosophy in International Relations from School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University. She is a […]
October 9, 2018

Kautilya’s Influence on Indian Strategic Thought

By Ayaz Khokar (The author holds M.Phil in IR from School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-I-Azam University.He is currently engaged in independent research on […]
October 9, 2018

Pakistan-U.S Relations and the Fight Against Terrorism

By Zainab Abbasi (The writer is an M.Phil scholar and a Visiting lecturer at Quaid-i-Azam University and COMSATS. Her area of speciality is South Asia, […]