‘Public Talk’ with Former UN Ambassador Munir Akram on “The 2018 US Nuclear Posture Review: Global and Regional Security”

Press Release 17 April 2018 On Tuesday, April 17, 2018 the Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) organised a ‘Public Talk’ with Ambassador Munir Akram (Pakistan’s Former Ambassador to the UN) titled “The 2018 US Nuclear Posture Review: Global and Regional Security” at Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS), Islamabad. In her opening remarks Director General…

Russia-Pakistan Strategic Convergence: Countering Daesh In Afghanistan

By Kashif Hussain Daesh’s transnational threat of establishing an Islamic State spanning the Middle East and Africa all the way to Southeast Asia has drawn unlikely regional partners to join together to counter it. Pakistan, a U.S. ally, fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s. However, with Daesh now making inroads into Afghanistan, Islamabad and Moscow…