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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: an assessment of potential threats and constraints
Safdar Sial
Religious freedom is a human right. It is as critical to the development of a nation as its economy and security, given that it reflects moral values and a sense of identity. The right to religious freedom for all religious groups constitutes the freedom to practice without threats from those organizations... Read More>>>
Pakistan: Monitoring the Key Regional Powers (October 1 to December 16, 2014)
The purpose of this series of quarterly monitoring reports (2014) is to monitor and track the actions as well as public statements of five key STAP RP regional actors (India, Iran, Russia, China, SaudiArabia) on Pakistan; the development of, and their participation in relevant international and regional discussion meetings, including the Istanbul Process, Heart of Asia, RECCA, SCO; the five key regionalactors’ economic decisions and agreements, including, but not limited to, the energy and infrastructure sectors, which have implications for the identified sources of tension in Pakistan with regionalimplications (see CIDOB STAP RP Mapping  ........Read More...>>

Papers & Reports
2014 withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan: implications for regional security /span>
Safdar Sial and Talha Saeed Satti

Pak-Afghan ties: views of Pakistan’s political and religious parties
Musa Javaid and Sara Meer

Anatomy of Green-on-Blue Attacks
Ehsan Mehmood Khan

State-building in Afghanistan: Are Reforms Sustainable?
Umar Riaz

Taliban Insurgency in Pakistan: A Counterinsurgency Perspective
Muhammad Amir Rana

Taliban on the March: Threat Assessment and Security Implications for the Region
Safdar Sial

Prospects for Pak-China Relations in 2011: Political, Militants and Public Views
Nida Naz

Pakistan’s ties with Central Asian States: Irritants and Challenges
Farhat Asif

Pak-Afghan Relations: Emerging Trends and Future Prospects
Safdar Sial

Radicals’ Influx into Border Areas: Impact on Inter-state Relations in South Asia
Muhammad Amir Rana

The Neocons on Pakistan: Neat, Simple, and Dangerously Naive
Najum Mushtaq

Pak-US: A Balance Sheet of Relations
Safdar Sial
About Program

Globalization has prompted states to diversify their security considerations from the traditional military perspective of security to human, environmental, economic and other security perspectives amid rising transnational threats and the emergence of a litany of non-state actors and systems. Internal insecurity of states in this globalized world invariably impinges upon regional and international security. Although South Asian states work closely with the international community under the United Nations umbrella to maintain international peace and stability, they have yet to fully realize the common threats to regional security and stability and evolve regional frameworks to join hands against these threats. They have indeed many compelling reasons to evolve a regional approach. The security landscape Read more>>

Seminar Report: Where does Pakistan stands on Afghanistan? Key challenges and changes since 2013
This report is a product of a roundtable meeting jointly held by CIDOB and PIPS in October 2014. Discussants specifically examined the post-US withdrawal scenarios in Afghanistan and their strategic and political implications Read More>>
International Seminar Report: The Arab Spring: Impact and Implications
Pak Institute for Peace Studies organized a three-day international conference in Kathmandu, Nepal from February 28 to March 2, 2014 in conjunction with Beijing based Institute of Ethnic Minority Groups Development Research (IEMGDR) and the Institute for Global Engagement (IGE), USA......Read More>>

PaPakistan: Monitoring the Key Regional Powers (July 1 to September 30, 2014)

Jointly produced by PIPS and Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, famous as CIDOB, this quarterly monitoring brief (December 15, 2013 to March 31, 2014) tracks the actions as well as public statements of five key STAP RP regional actors (India, Iran, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia) on Pakistan. A part of CIDOB’s program, “the Sources of Tension (SoTs),” the content of this brief also includes short summaries by topic and by country, on regional meetings held and how these develop as mechanisms for dialogue, and the participation of the key regional powers in relevant regional and international events, as well as in subgroups of international for a, such as the Heart of Asia. Section 2 focuses on the key regional powers. Section 3 looks at regional dynamics and cross-cutting issues; and conclusions on the events of the past quarter are presented in Section 4. Section 5 presents publications by think tanks and research institutions in the regionspan>.......Read More>>

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