Research Papers

Eurasian Economic Union and Central Asia: Connecting the Dots

Written by Muhammad Jamal Akbar 10:47 am

The Eurasian Economic Union is an organization that is composed of some of the former members of the Soviet Union. Its influence in Central Asia is believed to have been Russia’s calculated scheme to regain its control and influence in the region. However, both China and the United States are seeking to build their footprints in Central Asia.
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Civil War in Libya: The Impact of the Arab Spring

Written by Aeliya Zaidi 1:47 pm

The civil war in Libya has been a constant struggle for power. It has turned Libya into a failed state, divided between two administrations. The author asserts that the civil war in Libya divided groups, ethnicities and sects and played them against each other, causing nothing but destruction.
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Regionalism in South Asia: An Idle Notion

Written by Samrah Aslam 1:32 pm

Regionalism in South Asia has become more of a concept and less of a reality. The presence of rivalries and conflicts has ensured the failure of regional integration.
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Cold Start Doctrine: The Idea of Limited Scale War & South Asian Insecurity

Written by Sarah Faraz 10:47 am

The article identifies the historical background of the Cold Start doctrine and relates it to the idea of limited war, exploring the dimensions of limited war and its possibility in South Asia.
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Chinese and Russian Relations in Central Asia

Written by Ramsha Qaiser 10:47 am

The paper explores the Chinese and Russian relations in the context of Central Asia as well as the possibility of future cooperation.
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A Case Study of Lobbying in Canada

Written by Hurain Sheikh 10:47 am

The paper discusses the general concept of lobbying, its history, the several policies, and the legal framework of lobbying in Canada.
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Viet Cong in the Vietnam War: A Strategic Success

Written by Huma Masood 10:47 am

The leadership of Ho Chi Minh, along with the Viet Cong in Vietnam, was the salvation of the citizens of Vietnam. Its ideology represented the sentiments of the Vietnamese during the Vietnam war.
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Analyzing Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan’s Human Development Index & GDP

Written by Saif Ullah Khan 6:29 pm

The paper is structured around assessing mainly the gross domestic product and human development index of India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
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The Sikh Community and the Khalistan Movement

Written by Shayan Asees 10:47 am

The author discusses the role of the Sikh diaspora in the Khalistan movement through a theoretical lens of long-distance nationalism.
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Postcolonialism and Borders: Enduring Territorial Disputes

Written by Ramsha Qaiser 7:00 pm

The author seeks to draw a connection between postcolonialism and territorial disputes. Disputes of borders are one of the most explosive global flashpoints, which is a matter as much of current events as of history
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U.S. and China’s Balance of Power on the Asia-Pacific Chessboard

Written by Hira Akram 10:47 am

In the current world order, the region of Asia-Pacific has emerged as the central playing field for China and the United States. The shifting balance of power in the region has caused new alliances to form, and new threats to surface.
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Women of Kashmir: Casualties of an Armed Conflict

Written by Haris Azeem Yar Khan 10:47 am

The armed conflict in Indian-Administered Kashmir has begotten a system of violence and discrimination against the women of Kashmir. Over the years, Kashmiri women have come to bear the brunt of a conflict that impacts them disproportionately.
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An Analysis of Solid Waste Management in Karachi

Written by Sameen Wasim 10:47 am

Disregarded as an inconsequential matter in Pakistan, this paper focuses on solid waste management in Karachi, one of its largest cities.
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Impact of New Technologies on the Nuclear Deterrence Strategy

Written by Abdul Basit and Prince Muhammad Ali Baig 10:47 am

The modernization of India’s nuclear technology has escalated the arms race in the South Asian region. With this modernization come new methods of nuclear deterrence, creating a security dilemma in the region.
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The Indian Hegemony in South Asia

Written by Samrah Aslam 10:47 am

India’s national interests are pushing it to achieve hegemony in South Asia, forcing neighboring states to counter India’s influence and power.
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The Identity Crisis of Muslims in Non-Muslim Societies

Written by Muhammad Jamal Akbar 10:51 am

The antipathy and insensitivity in non-Muslim societies have driven Muslim minorities to the brink of an identity crisis. This piece gives reference to China, India, and the United States.
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Understanding the Nuclear Dynamics of India and Pakistan

Written by Ch M Arsalan Tariq 10:49 am

The remote possibility of a nuclear war is what drives both Pakistan and India to expand their nuclear arsenal and augment their respective strategies.
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