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Articles


Avoiding Duplication and Reinventing The Wheel: A Survey Of Some Of The Regional And International Initiatives In Countering Cyber Extremism And Radicalization 

Professor Dr Richard Bonney: Abstract

Social Media and Narratives of Extremism in Pakistan

Dr Uzair Ahmad, Hafsa Sundus & Sarfraz KhanAbstract

De-radicalization of Pakistani Society: Evolution of a Balanced Education System – A Lasting Remedy

Lt Col Manzoor Ahmed Abbasi

Radical Extremism in Pakistan: Reasons and Solutions

Dr. Nazir Hussain

Pakistan’s De-Radicalization Strategy – Dilemmas and the Way Forward

Air Commodore (R) Khalid Iqbal TI(M)

Pakistan and the Gulf Region: Historical Perspective and Future Trends

Senator Sehar Kamran (TI)

Book Review


The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat – Vali Nasr

Saqib Mehmood

Price of Politics – Bob Woodward

Ikram Ullah Khan

The Future of Pakistan – Stephen P Cohen & Others

Adeela Bahar Khan

Syria’s Uprising and the Fracturing of the Levant – Emile Hokayem

Sara Batool

Documents 


Sir Muhammad Iqbal’s 1930 Presidential Address to the 25th Session of the All-India Muslim

League Allahabad, 29 December 1930

Objective Resolution 1949

Islamic provisions of 1973 constitution

18th Amendment 2010

UN Resolution 2083 (2012)

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