Saturday, May 26, 2018

Opinion

Beyond rhetoric to conflict resolution

By Dr. Shireen M Mazari The Kashmir dispute as it has come to the fore once again has also shown the limitations of the traditional...

By design or mere stupidity?

After watching the MQM’s drama of the abusive absurd, the troubling question was: have we become a joke as a nation and state? From...

70 Years on: Kashmir and Indo-Pak relations in the second nuclear...

By Amina Afzal Seven decades after independence, India-Pakistan relations are defined as much by the advent of the second nuclear age as they are by...

Opinion: When, when, when?

by Dr. Shireen Mazari When will we, as a nation and a state, stop being the world’s favourite whipping boy and rediscover our dignity and self-respect?...

Opinion: Devoid of foreign policy cohesion

By Shireen Mazari Had the latest Modi statement on Pakistan not coincided with Sartaj Aziz’s attempted redemption-seeking press briefing with journalists, after the rather visible...

Opinion: A government paralysed

A highly personalised and autocratic mode of governing has allowed critical issues confronting the nation to either be neglected or decision-making shifted away from...

Opinion: An incomprehensible silence

While the national agenda has been overwhelmed with the Panama leaks, and rightly so given the enormity of the revelations relating to our PM’s...

Opinion: Shock after shock

Shock after shock By Dr. Shireen M Mazari It all began well last week with a senior RAW operative, Kulbhoshan Yadev, being nabbed in Balochistan and...

Opinion: Iran after the nuclear agreement

Author: Dr. Shireen Mazari After years of vitriol, when the Iran nuclear agreement was operationalised there was a routine quietness about it that belied the...

2016: dialectic of continuity and change

By: Dr. Shireen Mazari The year 2015 has been a defining year in terms of global strategic developments and shifting alliances. Perhaps, more clearly than...

Opinion

Media

Events

Round Table Discussion: Building Bridges for Effective Nuclear Disarmament: Current Nuclear Challenges and Opportunities

Press Release (May 8, 2018) On May 8, 2018, Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) hosted a round table discussion on “Building Bridges for Effective Nuclear...

‘Public Talk’ with Former UN Ambassador Munir Akram on “The 2018 US Nuclear Posture...

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...

Media Workshop: Global Strategic Environment and Pakistan

Press release: April 2, 2018 Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) organised a media workshop titled “Global Strategic Environment and Pakistan” on April 2, 2018. The...