Video Series : Regional Peace and Security Dialogue

Regional Peace and security dialogue is a video series focused on promoting a genuine dialogue on regional and international security and political issues related to Pakistan. It invites leading experts of relative fields in a bid to contextualise and to discuss the issues of regional importance which otherwise hardly get space in mainstream media of Pakistan.

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Building Regional Connectivity for Pakistan

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue: #1

How regionalism and regional connectivity is important for Pakistan and how CPEC can be viewed as important element in helping bridge the trade gap between South Asian countries.

Guests: Dr. Salma Malik, Mr. Hamayoun Khan, Dr. Naveed Iftikhar Cheema

China-India Tensions and its Implications on Pakistan

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue: #2

How India-China Standoff in Ladkah region (2020) is affecting these two economic giants and what are the implications for the region of this conflict and how Pakistan can be affected.

Guests: Dr fazal ur Rehman, Dr. Arshi Saleem Hashmi

Afghan Peace Process and its Impact on the Region

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #3

How Afghanistan peace process is progressing and how Afghanistan situation has its impact on Pakistan and the rest of the region.

Guests:  Amina Khan, Tahir khan

 

Dynamics of Middle East and Pakistan

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue: #4

Defining the Middles Eastern Region and its politics amongst its key players in the region and role of religion in its identity.

Guests:  Dr. Jochen Hippler , Dr. Syed Qandeel Abbas

 

US Election and its Impact on Pakistan and the Region

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue: #5

USA elections 2020, Joe Biden Vs Donald Trump, its impact on Pakistan and the region. How will it define the trajectory of the world politics in future?

Guests:  Dr Zaffar Jaspal , Mr. Qamar Cheema

CPEC and Regional developments

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue: #6

Regional development model and role of CPEC in the regional development of South Asia. How will CPEC fare in the future regional politics and economic development.

Guests:  Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmad, Mr. Hamayoun Khan
 

Pakistan & India’s Relationship in 2020

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue: #7

India and Pakistan relationship, as a stumbling block for cooperation and progress of the  region. Post August 2019 Kashmir Status and its implication for the region.

Guests:  Professor Tahir Malik, Mr. Essa Naqvi
 

What does Bidens victory mean for Pakistan and Afghanistan?

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #8

New USA administration of Joe Biden and its implication for the region. How Biden administration will take its future course of action vis a via Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Guests:  Mr. Hassan Khan,  Mr. Asamat ullah Wazir

Covid 19 Effects of Pakistani and Regional Economies

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #9

How Covid 19 has impacted the South Asian economies and particularly the Pakistani Economy. What were the growth predictions and consequences of covid in future?

Guests:  Dr Vaqar Ahmed, Mr. Waqas Azeem
 

Fake News networks: Indian Chronicles

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #10

How fake news network aka Indian chronical worked and its modus operandi.An analysis of information warfare and its impact on Pakistan.

Guests:  Mr. Sajjad Azhar, Mr. Waseem Abbasi

Threat to Media’s Independence in the Region

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #11

Threats to the freedom of media in the South Asian region. Dismal indictors of freedom of expression and reasons behind those indicators.

Guests:  Mr. Sabook Syed, Mr. Abdullah

Human Development Index in South Asia 

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #12

Low and declining South Asian’s human development indictors and its reasons. A Comparative analysis with other regions.

Guests:  Mr. Sabook Syed, Mr. Abdullah
 

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Pakistan- India Relationship: New Developments for Peace

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #1

India-Pakistan relationship and its impact on the South Asian region and the recent overtures of peace and reconciliation for the progress of this region .

Guests:  Ms. Saima Shabbir, Mr. Qamar Cheema

CPEC and its Dividends for the Region.

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #2

China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) how this framework has helped regional connectivity and integration of the region. What are the tickle down benefits of CPEC after seven years.

Guests: Mr. Shakeel Ahmed Ramey, Mr. Hamayoun Khan.

Pakistan-USA relations under President Biden

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #3

The roller coaster relationship between Pakistan and United States continues. The new USA administration of President Joe Biden keeps giving mix signals at different levels of state towards Pakistan and its impact on the region.

Guests: Dr. Salma Malik, Prof. Tahir Malik

Changing Scenarios in Afghanistan 2021

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #4

In this episdoe, we discuss the rapid change in situation unfolded on the ground because of the US cut-and-run from Afghanistan, instead of a condition-based withdrawal. Due to which this region will face with many complicated situations in future.

Guests: Mr. Javed Iqbal, Mr. Ihsanullah Tipu Mehsud

Reviewing Pakistan's plans for countering terrorism and extremism

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #5

A critical review and analysis of Pakistan’s National Action Plan (NAP) for countering terrorism and extremism. Seven years since its inception, they are asking: what has the government achieved so far and where it is lagging?

Guests: Dr Shabana Fayaz, Mr. Imran Mukhtiar

Reporting in and about conflict zones

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #6

How do journalists report conflicts when they are present on the ground compared to when they are reporting from a distance? A review of the fall of Kabul’s reporting, challenges, and issues faced by reporters.

Guests: Ms, Sumaira Khan, Mr. Rasheed Safi

The merger of FATA and KP

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #7

3 years after the merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) was signed into law, our host Aoun Sahi assesses the challenges and successes with senior analyst, Dr Ashraf Ali, and senior journalist, Ghoar Mehsud.

The state of democracy in South Asia

Regional Peace and Security Dialogue #8

Democracy is widely accepted in the political discourse, including by right-wing religious parties. But the democratic consensus is still shallow, and it is not always clear, what democracy means. We review the state of democracy in South Asia with our guests Zafar Ullah Khan, senior analyst and civic educator, and Asad Jan, country head of Search for Common Ground and senior journalist.

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