Nazir Ahmad Mir

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  • Dr Nazir Ahmad Mir is a Research Analyst at Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses Click here for detailed profile

    ‘Pakistan’s May 9 Protests: Army Crackdown and a State of Exception’ Published in South Asian Voices

    July 14, 2023

    Research Associate, Manohar Parrikar IDSA Dr Nazir Ahmad Mir’s article ‘Pakistan’s May 9 Protests: Army Crackdown and a State of Exception’ has been published in South Asian Voices on 14 July 2023.

    While the Army cites national security concerns to justify these tactics, the systematic dismantling of Imran Khan and his party points towards a broader scheme to crackdown on any threat to the establishment and the ruling alliance, says Dr Mir.

    World faces tough choices in dealing with Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

    March 22, 2023

    Research Assistant, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr Nazir Ahmad Mir’s article ‘World faces tough choices in dealing with Taliban-ruled Afghanistan’ has been published in Frontline on 22 March 2023.

    TTP’s Political Violence and Jihad

    The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claims that the Pakistani state does not practice true Islam and therefore it can wage a legitimate Jihad against it.

    February 14, 2023

    CPEC Made Gwadar Look Attractive To Pakistan. But ‘Development’ Ringing Hollow to Local People

    January 10, 2023

    Research Assistant, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Mr Nazir Ahmad Mir’s article ‘CPEC made Gwadar look attractive to Pakistan. But ‘development’ ringing hollow to local people’ has been published in ‘The Print’ on 10 January 2023.

    Rather than ensuring people’s welfare and the survival of their professions, the Baloch government is making them dependent on foreign projects, says Mr Mir.

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    Emerging Fault Lines between Pakistan and the Afghan Taliban

    Given the ideological convergence the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has with the Taliban, the latter may not be able or willing to fulfil Pakistan’s demand that its activities be curbed.

    December 09, 2022

    Imran Khan’s ‘Tactical Praise’ for India

    November 22, 2022

    Research Analyst, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Mr Nazir Ahmad Mir’s commentary ‘Imran Khan’s ‘tactical praise’ for India’ has been published by the International Center for Peace Studies (ICPS), New Delhi, on 22 November 2022.

    Cultural Explanation of Statecraft: The Polities and Policies of Asoka and Akbar

    Constructivism argues that the behaviour of actors in international politics is shaped by factors like identity, norms, rules, etc. Though it has been well argued that these factors shape and sometimes regulate the behaviours of political actors, not much has been written about the formation of such norms and how the identity of a political actor becomes operational through them.

    July-September 2021

    Prime Minister’s Outreach to Political Leaders of Jammu and Kashmir

    Taking positive measures to address the core issues of misgovernance and corruption and ensuring fair and rightful distribution of resources will help in the revival of the political process in Jammu and Kashmir.

    July 22, 2021

    Imran Khan and Pakistan’s Enduring Political Crisis

    While Imran Khan’s efforts to build legitimacy around his ‘personality’ as a religious person and a crusader against corruption do not seem to have convinced many people, his government’s inability to bring the much-promised tabdeeli (‘change’) to Pakistan is beginning to hurt him politically.

    January 04, 2021

    Abysmal Human Rights Situation in Balochistan

    The movement of the Baloch people is likely to continue because of the strong undercurrent of popular disaffection in the province against the Pakistan state, and the sustained enthusiasm of the people to fight for their freedom, autonomy and rights

    May 30, 2020