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Policy and Research Papers

Reconstituting local order in Pakistan: Emergent ISIS and locally constituted Shariah courts in Pakistan

Many believe that the present disorder in the international system is greatly amplified by the collapse of local order across a number of key states. In this paper, Manzar Zaidi investigates how in Pakistan, the state has partially failed to establish local order in its region because of poor governance, the lack of a coherent counterterrorism policy, and a disconnect between state organs. 

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Third term-ism: Is Burundi a Serious Threat to the Region?

Until recently, Burundi had shown signs of much-needed stability after years of a devastating civil war. However, President Nkurunziza’s constitutionally controversial bid to seek a third term has led to widespread public discontent, violence, and even a coup. So far, international and regional analysts have focused on the internal dynamics of the political turmoil. This article further highlights the positive and negatives of the political turmoil taking place in the country and the economic community while also highlighting the channels of spill over effects.

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