IPRI Journal

ISSN:1684-9787
eISSN: 1684-9809
HEC-HJRS Y Category
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Aims and Scope
The IPRI Journal promotes scholarly research in the fields related to International Relations and Political Science, as produced by academics, scholars, researchers, social scientists from around the world, especially Pakistan. The biannual Journal welcomes original, high quality, unpublished papers/studies, review articles and book reviews. Academic articles published by the Journal include themes such as International Affairs, Geopolitics, Defence, Nuclear and Strategic Studies, Diplomacy, Security, Political Economy, Terrorism, Conflict and Governance.

Submission Dates:
• For the Summer issue: End of April
• For the Winter issue: End of September

Submission Procedure: Author/s are required to submit manuscripts in MS Word format, along with their brief introduction, complete contact details and a letter certifying that the submission has not been previously published nor currently under consideration for publication elsewhere (Please download Guidelines for IPRI Journal Contributors and IPRI Journal Author Checklist).

Articles submitted for publication undergo an initial desk review and if found suitable for the peer review cycle are subject to three double-blind peer reviews (one national and two international). Authors of published articles and book reviews are paid a modest honorarium. The IPRI Journal has zero tolerance for plagiarism.

Format:
• Word Length of Articles: 5000-8000 words
• Word Length of Book Reviews: 1000 words
• Referencing Style: The Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition (Full Note)

Submission Address:
Editor IPRI Journal
editor@ipripak.org

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IPRI Journal 2021, Volume XXI, Number 2

  Research Articles 1. Securitizing Biosecurity: The Scope for Civil-Military Coordination in Pakistan Dr. Najimdeen Bakare  & Aisha Ali Citation: Dr. Najimdeen Bakare & Aisha Ali, “Securitizing Biosecurity: The Scope for Civil-Military Coordination in Pakistan,” IPRI Journal XXI, no. 2 (2021): 1-42, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.210201. Full Article                2. CPEC and …

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IPRI Journal 2021, Volume XXI, Number 1

  Research Articles 1. Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan: Quest for an Ideal Balance Brig. Raashid Wali Janjua Citation: Brig. Raashid Wali Janjua, “Civil Military Relations in Pakistan–Quest for an Ideal Balance,” IPRI Journal XXI, no. 1 (2021): 1-26, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.210101. Full Article                2. Impact of Corruption on Economic Growth: …

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Summer 2020, Volume XX, Number 2

Research Articles Hybrid War Threats and Essence of Perception Management: Challenges for Pakistan Ajmal Abbasi Citation: Ajmal Abbasi, “Hybrid War Threats and Essence of Perception Management: Challenges for Pakistan,” IPRI Journal XX, no. 2 (2020): 1-25, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.200201. Article Preview           Full Article                                China’s …

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Winter 2020, Volume XX, Number 1

Research Articles  India’s Pre-emptive Strike in Pakistan: The Legal Perspective Dr Imdad Ullah Citation: Imdad Ullah, “India’s Pre-emptive Strike in Pakistan: The Legal Perspective,” IPRI Journal XX, no. 1 (2020): 1-20, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.200101. Article Preview           Full Article                                India-Pakistan Crises and the …

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Summer 2019, Volume XIX, Number 2

Research Articles  Green Finance for Sustainable Development in Pakistan Dr Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz & Dr Zachary Alexander Smith Citation: Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz and Zachary Alexander Smith, “Green Finance for Sustainable Development in Pakistan,” IPRI Journal XIX, no. 2 (2019): 1-34, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.190201. Article Preview           Full Article                        …

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Winter 2019, Volume XIX, Number 1

  Research Articles  NSG Membership for India and Pakistan: Debating ‘Critical’ Aspects Muhammad Waseem Qutab Citation: Muhammad Waseem Qutab, “NSG Membership for India and Pakistan: Debating ‘Critical’ Aspects,” IPRI Journal XIX, no. 1 (2019): 1-29, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.190101  Article Preview           Full Article Pakistan and the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue: Current and Future Perceptions Benjamin Clarke Citation: Benjamin Clarke, …

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Summer 2018, Volume XVIII, Number 2

  Research Articles An Indispensable Partner? Bush, Obama, and the US’ Soft Power Muhammad Shoaib, Dr Saira Aquil and Ahmad Sabat Citation: Muhammad Shoaib, Saira Aquil and Ahmad Sabat, “An Indispensable Partner? Bush, Obama, and the US’ Soft Power,” IPRI Journal XVIII, no. 2 (2018): 1-25, https://doi.org/10.31945/iprij.180201  Article Preview              …

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Winter 2018, Volume XVIII, Number 1

Research Articles A Comparative Study of Blitzkrieg and Cold Start Doctrine: Lessons and Countermeasures for Pakistan Muhammad Ali Baig and Hamid Iqbal                                              1 This study analyses the common theoretical and conceptual attributes of the German Blitzkrieg and India’s Cold Start Doctrine (CSD) and discusses the response options for Pakistan while remaining below the nuclear umbrella. …

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