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  • Pakistan on the Edge

    Pakistan on the Edge
    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
    Price: ₹. 399/- Purchase Download E-copy

    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
    Price: Rs 399/- [Download E-Copy] [Buy Now]

    About the Report

    The Pakistan Project of IDSA has come up with a second report titled Pakistan on the Edge. This Report takes into account various political developments in Pakistan focusing more on the events of the last two years and analyses its impact on the nation’s nascent democracy. The Report takes a broad view of the politics, emerging political alliances, economy, foreign policy, India-Pakistan relations and civil-military relations. Two chapters of this report focus on Pakistan’s English and Urdu language print media and how it looks at the critical issues of domestic and foreign policy.





    Chapter I - Political Scenario: The Emerging Trends
    -- Amit Julka, Ashok Behuria and Sushant Sareen

    Chapter II - Provinces: A Strained Federation
    -- Sushant Sareen and Ashok K Behuria

    Chapter III - Militant Groups in Pakistan: New Coalition Old Politics
    -- Amit Julka and Shamshad Ahmad Khan

    Chapter IV - Continuing Religious Radicalism and Widening Sectarian Divide
    -- P.K.Upadhaya

    Chapter V - The Economy: Crisis Continues
    -- Sumita Kumar

    Chapter VI - Pakistan’s Foreign Policy
    -- Sumita Kumar

    Chapter VII - India-Pakistan Relations: Sign of Recovery or False Restart?
    -- Ashok K Behuria

    Chapter VIII - Civil-Military Relations
    -- Smruti S Pattanaik

    Chapter IX - Counter Insurgency Operations: An Assessment
    -- Smruti S Pattanaik, Sushant Sareen and Ashok K Behuria

    Chapter-X - Reflections from the English Language Press
    -- Babjee Pothuraju and Medha Bisht

    Chapter-XI - Reflections from the Urdu Language Press
    -- Shamshad Ahmed Khan


    Appendix I: English Langauges Press
    Appendix II: Urdu Dailies
    Appendix III: Pakistan Economic Outlook
    Appendix IV: Economic Data


    Smruti S Pattanaik is a Research Fellow and Coordinator of Pakistan Project of IDSA

    Ashok K Behuria is a Research Fellow and Coordinator, South Asia Centre of IDSA

    Sumita Kumar is a Senior Research Associate at IDSA

    Sushant Sareen is a Consultant with the Pakistan Project

    P.K. Upadhayay is a Consultant with the Pakistan Project

    Medha Bisht is currently Assistant Professor at the South Asian University

    Shamshad Ahmed Khan is a Researcher at IDSA

    Babjee Pothuraju is a Researcher at IDSA

    Amit Julka is an Intern at IDSA

    Ms Anwesha Ray Choudhury is a Researcher at IDSA

    Other report of Pakistan Project

    Pakistan Occupied Kashmir : Changing the Discourse

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