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Publication: Al-Qaeda, IS and Lashkar-e-Taiba | Modus Operandi in South Asia and Europe

Al-Qaeda, IS and Lashkar-e-Taiba | Modus Operandi in South Asia and Europe

This study elaborates on the modus operandi of three transnational terrorist organizations: Al-Qaeda,…
Publication: Bailout Politics | Pakistan’s Economy and the IMF

Bailout Politics | Pakistan’s Economy and the IMF

Despite continued assistance from the IMF, the Pakistani economy has failed to take off even as other…
Publication: China's Belt-and-Road Initiative in Europe | Assessing Germany and Italy's Responses and Strategic Shifts

China's Belt-and-Road Initiative in Europe | Assessing Germany and Italy's Responses and Strategic Shifts

Although BRI investments in Africa and Asia outperform investments in Europe in terms of their total…
Publication: China’s Risky Gamble on the Taliban | From Calculated Indifference to Strategic Engagement

China’s Risky Gamble on the Taliban | From Calculated Indifference to Strategic Engagement

The US shifting away from Afghanistan and the emergence of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have caused…
Publication: Uyghur ‘Terrorism’: The Impacts of Chinese Propaganda

Uyghur ‘Terrorism’: The Impacts of Chinese Propaganda

The extent of China’s discriminatory treatment of the Uyghurs has been shown to be thorough and widespread....
Publication: Hawala | From Ancient Remittance Transfer System to Terrorist Financing Method

Hawala | From Ancient Remittance Transfer System to Terrorist Financing Method

Most of the Hawaladars that facilitated Al Qaeda’s money movements were based in Pakistan, the Middle…
Publication: Resource Diplomacy | China’s Evolving Relationship with the Taliban

Resource Diplomacy | China’s Evolving Relationship with the Taliban

The Taliban has sought to attract Chinese investment to fund the reconstruction and expansion of the…
Publication: The BRICS | Origins, Evolution & 2023 Expansion

The BRICS | Origins, Evolution & 2023 Expansion

There has been a long-standing academic and public policy debate on what the BRICS is and what it is…