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Earl Gregg Swem Library

A Counterterrorism Role for Pakistan’s Police Stations

Categories: Pakistan,Terrorism

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR351-A-Counterrerrorism-Role-for-Pakistan%E2%80%99s-Police-Stations.pdf

Ideas emerging from a series of meetings about how to make the police in Pakistan more effective in situations involving terrorist violence.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

The Effectiveness of Drone Strikes in Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism Campaigns

Categories: Afghanistan,Defense/Military,Pakistan,Terrorism

http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/download.cfm?q=1167

Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of warfare by unmanned aerial vehicles and whether such weapons can be as effective as traditional counterinsurgency strategies and tactics.  From the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College

 

Rethinking Pakistan’s Development Choices: Contributions to the Emerging Agenda

Categories: Business/Economics,Pakistan

http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2013/08/20/rethinking-pakistans-development-choices-contributions-to-the-emerging-agenda

A country economic memorandum and 16 supporting policy notes for improving Pakistan’s economy.  From the World Bank

 

Empowering the Pakistan Police

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Crime/Justice,Pakistan,Terrorism

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR332-Empowering-the-Pakistan-Police.pdf

 

How to make the police force more effective in countering violent extremism.  Derived from interviews with Pakistani police officials.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Pakistan and the Narratives of Extremism

Categories: Democracy/Peace,Pakistan,Terrorism

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR327-Pakistan-and-the-Narratives-of-Extremism.pdf

Focuses on the inroads extremist narratives have made in Pakistani society and the importance of countering those narratives  to prevent exttremists from destabilizing the country. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations

Categories: Arms Control,China,Defense/Military,France,Great Britain,India,Israel,Korea,Nuclear Arms,Pakistan,Russia,Science/Technology

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R40439.pdf

Describes which agency in each of the nine nuclear club nations is responsible for research and development of nuclear weapons, whether these agencies are military or civilian, and the evolution of this agency in the U.S. from 1942 to date.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues

Categories: Arms Control,Nuclear Arms,Pakistan

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL34248.pdf

Discusses the size of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal and the problems related to security and proliferation.

From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Conflict Dynamics in Gilgit-Baltistan

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Pakistan,Religion/Ethics

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR321.pdf

Reports on the recent Sunni-Shia sectarian conflict in a previously relatively peaceful mountainous region of Pakistan and offers ideas for how to reduce the strife.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

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