Pakistan & The Regional Powers: An Overview of 2013

‘Pakistan & the Regional Powers: An Overview of 2013’ is a report by the Jinnah Institute (JI), commissioned under the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)’s “Sources of Tension in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Regional Perspectives” policy research project. The Jinnah Institute is an independent think-tank that promotes knowledge-based policy making to strengthen democratic institutions in…

Sources of Tension in Afghanistan & Pakistan: Perspectives from the Region in 2013: 5. Afghanistan.

In line with the focus for 2013 under CIDOB’s “Sources of Tension in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Regional Perspectives (STAP RP)” policy research project on the regional powers and their interests, this series is a product of field research visits to a number of the key regional powers identified in the 2012 Mapping Document http://www.cidobafpakproject.com/ by…

Sources of Tension in Afghanistan & Pakistan: Perspectives from the Region in 2013: 4. Pakistan

In line with the focus for 2013 under CIDOB’s “Sources of Tension in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Regional Perspectives (STAP RP)” policy research project on the regional powers and their interests, this series is a product of field research visits to a number of the key regional powers identified in the 2012 Mapping Document http://www.cidobafpakproject.com/ by…

Sources of Tension in Afghanistan & Pakistan: Perspectives from the Region in 2013: 3. India

In line with the focus for 2013 under CIDOB’s “Sources of Tension in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Regional Perspectives (STAP RP)” policy research project on the regional powers and their interests, this series is a product of field research visits to a number of key regional powers identified in the 2012 Mapping Document http://www.cidobafpakproject.com by the…

Sources of Tension in Afghanistan & Pakistan: Perspectives from the Region in 2013: 2. Russia

In line with the focus for 2013 under CIDOB’s “Sources of Tension in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Regional Perspectives (STAP RP)” policy research project on the regional powers and their interests, this series is a product of field research visits to a number of key regional powers identified in the 2012 Mapping Document http://www.cidobafpakproject.com by the…

Russia’s Concerns Relating to Afghanistan and the Broader Region in the Context of the US/NATO Withdrawal

The departure of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) forces and most United States (US)forces from Afghanistan leaves behind a weak and poorly functioning state, a high level of instability, continuing insurgent and other violence and an opium economy much larger in size than it was a decade ago.

Sources of Tension in Afghanistan & Pakistan: perspectives from the Region in 2013: 1. China

In line with the focus for 2013 under CIDOB’s “Sources of Tension in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Regional Perspectives (STAP RP)” policy research project on the regional powers and their interests, this series is a product of field research visits to a number of the key regional powers identified in the 2012 Mapping Document http://www.cidobafpakproject.com/ by the STAP RP project team.

Exploring Iran & Saudi Arabia’s Interests in Afghanistan & Pakistan: Stakeholders or Spoilers – A Zero Sum Game? Part 1: Saudi Arabia

In the worldview of Saudi Arabian policymakers, Afghanistan and Pakistan lie considerably closer to the Kingdom than a short look at the map would suggest. The coastal regions of the Persian Gulf have long been part of regional trade networks oriented towards South Asia, and relations with cities like Bombay and Karachi have been as…