IRS |Institute of Regional Studies

Islamabad

Humera Iqbal

Qualification

  • M.Phil (IR) - Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

Specialization

  • Afghanistan, South Asia

Areas of Expertise

  • The Politics of South Asia
  • Foreign Policy of Pakistan
  • Political and Security Issues of Afghanistan

Publications

  • “New Trends in Chinese Foreign Policy and the Evolving Sino-Afghan Ties”, Regional Studies, Vol. XXXIV, No. 2, Spring 2016
  • “Afghanistan 2014 & Beyond: Challenges & Implications for the Neighbors”, Regional Studies, Vol. XXXIII, No. 1, Winter 2014-15, (selected for International Political Science Abstracts)
  • “Quest for Peace in Afghanistan”, Regional Studies, Vol. XXXII, No. 2, Spring 2014, (selected for International Political Science Abstracts)
  • “India-Myanmar relations: Is there a shadow of China?”, Regional Studies, Vol. XXXI, No. 2, Spring 2013, (selected for International Political Science Abstracts)
  • “Pakistan Afghanistan relations in the light of Pakistan-US Strategic Dialogue”, Regional Studies, Vol. XXIX, No. 1, Winter 2010-11, (selected for International Political Science Abstracts)
  • “Presidential Elections in Afghanistan: Implications in the Region”, Regional Studies, Vol. XXVIII, No. 2, Spring 2010
  • “Motivation behind Militancy: A Focus on India, Pakistan and Bangladesh” (under writing process)
  • “Afghanistan: Aid and Accountability Mechanism”, Regional Studies, Vol. XXVII, No. 3, Summer 2009
  • “New Delhi-Kabul ties: Implications in the Region”, Regional Studies, Vol. XXVI, No. 3, Summer 2008
  • “Fighting Terrorism: Pakistan’s Perspective”, Seminar on “Terrorism as a Challenge to Nation-Building – Bilateral Approach for Solutions”, hosted by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Islamabad, November 2008
  • “Democracy in Central Asian States: A Survey and an Analysis", Regional Studies, Vol. XXV, No. 4, Autumn 2007
Forthcoming
  • “Pakistan-Afghanistan Defense Ties: A Renewal of Ties or Stagnancy”
  • “Education System of South Asia: An Overview of Pakistan’s Education System”
REGIONAL BRIEF
  • Authored a bi-monthly Regional Brief for IRS on Afghanistan (covering topics related to political and security issues of Afghanistan, efforts of Pakistan in combating terrorism related to its FATA region, the US policies towards Afghanistan and Pakistan related to terrorism) from January 2009 till February 2014

Research Analyst
Phone: 0092-51-9202224 (Ext:115)
Fax: 0092-51-9204055
Email: irspak@comsats.net.pk