The purpose behind the creation of the SSII was to establish a dedicated academic and research institution for conducting research and trainings on important issues related to Pakistan’s security. SSII aim to put knowledge to practice by providing an alternate narrative in critical areas of Strategic Studies, especially Arms Control and Disarmament.

Workshop on Nuclear Arms Control and Disarmament and Pakistan’s Nuclear Doctrine

On April 10-11, 2014 the Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) organised a workshop on Nuclear Arms Control and Disarmament and Pakistan’s Nuclear Doctrine for students from the International Relations department of the National Defence University, Islamabad. Director General SSII, Dr Shireen Mazari, Director General spoke about the origins of the Arms Control and Disarmament debate.…

Roundtable Discussion on China’s Economic Ascend

China’s Economic Ascend On September 12, 2013 the Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) held a roundtable discussion on “China’s Economic Ascend.” The discussion highlighted China’s economic future and confidence of the Chinese leadership to sustain a high-level of economic growth in future with readjusting the macroeconomic policies. Mr. Fazal-ur-Rahman, Director of the Institute, made a comprehensive…

China Hall Inauguration

PRESS RELEASE: 17 April 2013 H. E. Liu Jian, Ambassador of China inaugurated the China Hall established at the newly-founded Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad this afternoon. Dr Shireen Mazari, Director General and Mr Fazal ur Rehman Director welcomed the Chinese ambassador and Dr Mazari thanked the Chinese Ambassador for his gift of books and the…

PRESS RELEASE – 14th March 2013

PRESS RELEASE – 14th March 2013 SSII, a new private institute with Dr Mazari as its CEO/DG, held a public talk today on Iran’s Nuclear Programme by Tariq Rauf, former Head of Verification and Security Policy IAEA. Dr Maleeha Lodhi chaired the meeting. Rauf separated the political from the technical issues because the former he…

Strategic Studies Institute holds inaugural event

12th March 2013 Chairman of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Defence Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Tuesday accused the US of ‘double-standards’ in dealing with nuclear proliferation and the signing of the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal “in violation of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)”. He was speaking as the chief guest at the Islamabad-based Strategic Studies Institute’s…

Can India, Pakistan cooperate in civil nuclear programme?

The News International Thursday, August 30, 2012 Islamabad – Are bilateral relations between Pakistan and India at a stage where New Delhi would be open to cooperation with Islamabad in the field of civil nuclear programme?  While there is little will to cooperate and understand even less sensitive issues, the Strategic Technology Resources (STR) has invited…