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Earl Gregg Swem Library

A Counterterrorism Role for Pakistan’s Police Stations

Categories: Pakistan,Terrorism

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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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