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New Handbook Sheds Light on Zikris’ Struggles in Iran and Pakistan

By Dr. Akram Zaheer, PIIF Correspondent A groundbreaking new handbook titled “Between Two Worlds: A Handbook on Zikris in Iran and Pakistan” by Dr. Muhammad Asim has been launched, offering profound insights into the little-known history and contemporary challenges faced by the Zikri community in the borderlands of Iran and Pakistan. The book, which is

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A Call for Constitutional Reform: Why Dr. Asim’s Suggests A Paradigm Shift?

Dr. Asim, renowned for his pioneering work on resistive economics and regional geopolitics, advocates for a paradigm shift in Pakistan through constitutional reform. His latest book, “A Paradigm Shift: Building a Progressive Pakistan through Objectives Resolution 1949 and Resistive Economics” presents a compelling argument for the urgent need to overhaul Pakistan’s constitutional framework. Drawing on

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Dr. Asim’s Book Unveiled: “A Paradigm Shift: Building a Progressive Pakistan through Objectives Resolution 1949 and Resistive Economics”

In a stirring inaugural event, Dr. Muhammad Asim, renowned scholar and author, launched his latest book, “A Paradigm Shift: Building a Progressive Pakistan through Objectives Resolution 1949 and Resistive Economics”. The event, held at a prestigious venue in Islamabad, attracted a multitude of intellectuals, policymakers, and concerned citizens eager to delve into the insightful analysis

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Dr. Akram Exhibits “Geopolitical Conflicts: A Quest to Understand the Struggle for Influence”

In his latest literary endeavor, “Geopolitical Conflicts: A Quest to Understand the Struggle for Influence”, distinguished scholar Dr. Muhammad Akram Zaheer takes readers on a compelling journey through the intricate web of international politics. The 27 essays within the collection promise a profound exploration of global complexities, offering readers insights into the ever-shifting alliances, emerging

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Religious Diversity and Multiculturalism: Exploring the Unique Canadian Context

Canada, often celebrated as a mosaic of cultures and faiths, stands as a testament to the principles of religious diversity and multiculturalism. In this context, Clyde R. Forsberg Jr.’s book, “Divine Rite of Kings: Land, Race, Same Sex, and Empire in Mormonism and the Esoteric Tradition,” offers valuable insights into the complexities of faith and

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Intersecting Realities: A Book written by Jalil Asghar & Muhammad Asim that Explores Socio-Political Dynamics and Educational Challenges in Abkhazia, Ahvaz, Chechnya, Dagestan and Indian-Occupied Kashmir

In the realm of academia, certain works transcend the boundaries of conventional research, diving headlong into uncharted waters of thought. “Intersecting Realities: Exploring Socio-Political Dynamics and Educational Challenges in Abkhazia, Ahvaz, Chechnya, Dagestan, and Indian-Occupied Kashmir,” a collaborative magnum opus by the erudite scholars Dr. Jalil Asghar and Dr. Muhammad Asim, is one such intellectual

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Dr. Asim Guides Azerbaijan through his book “Romanticizing Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan: A Region through the Lens of Resistive Economy”: Say Aziza Mehmandarova & Havva Valiyeva

As Azerbaijani authors and researchers, let us provide a comprehensive review of the book titled “Romanticizing Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan: A Region through the Lens of Resistive Economy” by Dr. Muhammad Asim. In this review, we are comparing the facts presented in the book with the political, cultural, social and economic realities of the Republic

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Dr. Asim’s Book Explores the Vision of a Unified Market in Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan

Book Name: Romanticizing Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan: A Region through the Lens of Resistive Economy Author: Dr. Muhammad Asim Publisher: RMR Publishers (Islamabad and Lodhran), in collaboration with Pak-Iran Intellectuals Forum (Qom Office) Publishing Date: April 2023 (1st Edition), June 2023 (2nd Edition) The recently published book, titled “Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan: A Region through

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Afghanistan-Iran Balance in Trade while Facing Deadly Water Conflict: Dr. Muhammad Asim

The ongoing water conflict between Afghanistan and Iran highlights the complex dynamics at play between the two neighboring countries. While the dispute revolves around water-sharing issues, it is interesting to note that bilateral trade has continued despite the deadly clashes and strained relations. This essay explores the underlying causes of the Afghanistan-Iran water conflict, analyzes

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The Emergence of Interdependent Social Economies in the Region of Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan: A Comparative Constitutional Review and the Afghan Peace Process

The territorial jurisdiction of the region that currently covers Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan has seen the emergence of an interdependent social economy due to the Chabahar-Gwadar MoU 2016 and the China-Iran-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CICSP). This region is the core of complex social economies where ethnic communities experience diverse socioeconomic cultures. However, these cultures have the

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New Book Explores the Intricate Bonds of Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan through the Lens of Resistive Economy

Dr. Muhammad Asim’s latest book, “Romanticizing Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan: A Region through the Lens of Resistive Economy,” published by RMR Publishers, provides a thought-provoking examination of the interwoven historical, cultural, and economic ties between the three nations. The book calls for the creation of a unified marketplace that could foster social cohesion, communal prosperity,

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Afghan-Pak Transit Trade Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Afghan-Pak Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA) signed in 2010 was a significant milestone for the trade relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The agreement aimed to facilitate the transportation of goods between the two countries and beyond, thereby promoting regional economic integration and sustainable development. However, the implementation of APTTA faced several challenges, including the hidden

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Examining the Role of India in Destabilizing Pak-China Connectivity: A Complex Analysis of Socio-Economic Relations among Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, and China

IntroductionThe Silk Road has played a significant role in strengthening the socio-cultural and economic ties among the countries of Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, and China for centuries. However, certain political developments in the 21st century have disrupted the regional interdependence and self-sufficiency of these countries, particularly after the US invasion of Afghanistan. This article aims to

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Prospects for Post-US Afghanistan-Iran Trade

With the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, there is renewed optimism for increased trade between Afghanistan and Iran. The two neighboring countries share a long border and have had trade relations for centuries. However, these relations have been hampered by various factors, including US sanctions, security concerns, and logistical challenges. This essay examines the

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Addressing Inequality: Policy Recommendations for Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan

Inequality remains a pervasive challenge in many countries, including Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. While these countries have made some progress in reducing poverty and improving human development, significant disparities remain. To address these challenges, this essay examines policy recommendations to reduce inequalities and promote more inclusive economic and social development. Investing in Education and Healthcare

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