Post Tagged with: "pakistan"

String of Pearls: India and the Geopolitics of Chinese Foreign Policy

String of Pearls: India and the Geopolitics of Chinese Foreign Policy

At the cusp of energy security balances the diplomatic battle in the Indian Ocean has generated enough interest for the world to watch the passive stand-offs keenly.

Review – Communism in Pakistan: Politics and Class Activism 1947-1972

Review – Communism in Pakistan: Politics and Class Activism 1947-1972

Kamran Asdar Ali provides superb documentary evidence and a rich detailed analysis to construct a forgotten history of class struggle and political activism in Pakistan.

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam, Islamic State/ISIS, and challenges common understandings on the issue of Islam and democracy.

Afghanistan in India’s Regional Calculus and Pakistan’s Detrimental Impact

Afghanistan in India’s Regional Calculus and Pakistan’s Detrimental Impact

With China’s presence and the entrenched patterns of enmity between India and Pakistan, it will be interesting to observe how India pursues its stakes in the Hindu Kush.

The Forgotten: Pakistan’s Transgender Population, and the Islamic State

The Forgotten: Pakistan’s Transgender Population, and the Islamic State

ISIS’ in Pakistan poses a severe threat to LGBTQ Pakistanis. The debate over their presence, needs to be explained to include the safety and rights of LGBTQ populations.

Political Islam and Arab Civil Society

Political Islam and Arab Civil Society

Political Islam is a term that is often used amongst circles of academics and policymakers, but its complexity is seldom acknowledged or understood – especially post 2011.

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam and provides an assessment of ISIS/ISIL in order to challenge common understandings of Islam and democracy.

Review – The Warrior State: Pakistan in the Contemporary World

Review – The Warrior State: Pakistan in the Contemporary World

Despite the book’s omission of Pakistan’s ISI, T.V. Paul’s account of a highly armed yet insecure state is fundamental reading for any scholar concerned with South Asia.

Review – Afghanistan, Pakistan and Strategic Change

Review – Afghanistan, Pakistan and Strategic Change

Krause and Mallory’s edited collection correctly emphasizes that, despite the West’s long involvement in Afghanistan, a much better understanding is needed.

Review – Reconceptualising Deterrence

Review – Reconceptualising Deterrence

Lieberman’s thorough examination of the central role of deterrence in contemporary Security Studies illustrates the existing gap between theory and evidence of success.

Drone Opposition in Pakistan and the Issues of Post-colonial Identity

Drone Opposition in Pakistan and the Issues of Post-colonial Identity

The assessments of, and attitudes towards, the efficacy of the drone campaign are shaped by Pakistan’s postcolonial identity.

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