Dr. Syed Javaid Khurshid, Senior Research Fellow CISS, delivered a lecture on “Development of Pakistan’s Nuclear Program for Peaceful Purposes” at one-day conference on “Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology – Pakistan’s Achievements” organized by Strategic Vision Institute, Islamabad (SVI) on December 05, 2019.
Ambassador Ali Sarwar Naqvi, Executive Director CISS, participated in Roze News' program Capital View on December 01, 2019. Full program can be watched below.
In deterrence theory, besides the capability and political will the communication of deterrence threat is the third crucial element. However, it has been commonly experienced especially in the context of India-Pakistan hostility that such signals fall on deaf ears. The long festering disputes have created a deep seated mistrust of the signals emanating from the [...]
by Afeera Firdous.... The news of a cyber-attack (cyber espionage operation in September 2019) on India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant caused major concern for security analysts, scholars and India’s neighbours. It reminded one of the popular phrase ‘Cyber War is coming’, from the 1993 RAND Corporation report authored by John Aquila and David Ronfeldt. Whether the threat of a cyber [...]
The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organized a Public Talk on November 12,2019 under its Distinguished Lecture Series titled, “How Pakistan and the US Can Provide a Plan B for Afghanistan”. Dr. Marvin G. Weinbaum, Director, Afghanistan and Pakistan Program at the Middle East Institute, Washington, DC was the guest speaker at the occasion.
Ms Saima Aman Sial, Senior Research Officer CISS, presented a paper, on "India-Pakistan Nuclear Crises: Escalation Dynamics" in a one day Conference on Deconstructing Balakot Strikes: Pakistan's Conventional Warfighting Doctrine and the Way Forward, co-organized by Center for Security, Strategy and Policy Research (CSSPR), University of Lahore and Center for Aerospace and Security Studies (CASS), [...]