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SAFN Collaborates with IRIC Government Think Tank for Foreign Relations in Cambodia

21st February 2024, Phnom Peng, Cambodia. The South Asia Foresight Network SAFN in Washington DC and the International Relations Institute of Cambodia(IRIC) of the Government Royal Academy in Cambodia entered into an MOU for research collaboration and exchange.  The collaboration will enable joint research in Cambodia and the region of Southeast Asia, where the SAFN network will conduct…

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Violence & Election Interference Ahead of Pakistan’s 2024 Election

By Josh Bowes, Research Associate SAFN With Pakistan’s parliamentary election coming up, the tension-riddled country is due for a tumultuous period.  Election interference and the potential for violent outbreaks will leave a chaotic mark on Pakistan’s start to 2024. “The country’s all-powerful military will inevitably play a pivotal role in the decision of a new Prime Minister..“ Ahead…

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Balochistan Security Profile An assessment of the security processes in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province – Joint Publication LondonPolitica/SAFN

SAFN Research Assistant Josh Bowes and researchers at London Politica published the Balochistan Security Profile, analysing an uptick in #militant and #separatist violence in #Pakistan’s largest province. A rising trend of violence threatens regional security as well as #Chinese investment under the banner of #CPEC. Download the report from here.

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Bangladesh Elections 2024: An Overview

By Md Salman Rahman Introduction On January 7th, 2024, Bangladesh conducted its 12th parliamentary election amidst intense political tensions gripping the nation. Awami League’s victory for the fourth consecutive term has managed to clinch the victory. The period leading up to the polls was characterised by clashes between opposing factions. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jamaat-e-Islami,…

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