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21st – 23rd August: Terrorism in Pakistan
Dimensions of terrorism in Pakistan o Sectarian o Political, Mafia Terrorism o Anti‐state, trans nationalist, politico‐religious terrorism o Anti‐state, nationalist, separatist Terrorism (Baluchistan Issue) Historical background Current situation (Attacks, Intensity, death toll etc.) Generic causes Consequences Tackling Terrorism: A comprehensive Counter Terrorism Strategy
27th August: Energy Crisis in Pakistan
Energy in Pakistan: A Historical narrative Energy profile of Pakistan Energy Sector Hierarchy o Ministry of Energy and petroleum, WAPDA, KESC, NEPRA, PEPCO, DISCOs, GENCOs, CPPA Causes of the crisis Consequences Solutions o various ongoing projects: Thermal, Hydel, Wind, Solar o Energy Import from neighboring countries etc. TAPI, CASA 1000, IP Pipeline, Electricity import from India and Iran
28th August: Water Crisis in Pakistan:
Water Crisis in Pakistan‐ An intro Proving Pakistan as a country suffering from water crisis Brief Water profile of Pakistan o Water sources o Reservoirs o Water Consumption Causes of water crisis in Pakistan Indus Water treaty, Eastern and Western rivers and their origin Indian Hegemonic designs in the region o Indian projects on Neelum, Indus, Chenab, Jehlum Dire consequences for Pakistan o Strategic
SAYED AZIZ, 39th in CSS 2012, Police Service of Pakistan (41st CTP) 03006088815, Batch 2 starting 1st October 2013
Batch 2 starting 1st October 2013 . Discuss. China. dynamics and the mechanics of climate change The Domino‐Effect in climate change Causes of Climate Change o Man‐Made Causes SAYED AZIZ. Police Service of Pakistan (41st CTP) 03006088815. India. Afghanistan) Interests of every player in the region with special focus on Pakistan. 39th in CSS 2012. and its causes (Internal and External) Significance of CARs o Geostrategic significance o Economic potential o Energy potential The New Great Game and Key players (USA. 5th and 9th September: Climate Change Definition of the term The concept.Stability in Central Asian States is imperative for the socio-economic wellbeing of Pakistan. 2nd‐ 3rd September: Economic Crisis in Pakistan: Economic History of Pakistan Current state of affairs 2013‐14's budget 2012‐13's macroeconomic indicators and comparison with 2011‐12 Social indicators Generic causes of economic crisis Solutions 4th September: Discussion on two analytical assignment questions Q1. Russia. How can a dynamic foreign policy extricate Pakistan from this problem? Q2. Turkey. o Socio‐ Political o Economic Suggestions for ratcheting down the tension 29th – 30th August: The Great Game: The Russo‐British great game A socio‐cultural history of Central Asian Republics The cold war Post‐Independence turmoil in CARs. EU. Pakistan. Iran.Terrorism has single handedly derailed Pakistan from the path of progress. Elaborate.
Batch 2 starting 1st October 2013 . o Natural Causes Consequences of climate change. 39th in CSS 2012. formation of ISAF American Objectives in the War USA’s Anti‐terror initiatives at home SAYED AZIZ. Police Service of Pakistan (41st CTP) 03006088815. with special reference to Pakistan o Environmental consequences o Economic consequences o Social consequences o Political consequences Climate Change: A myth or a Reality? o Quotations from both camps Initiatives on the global scale to counter this challenge o The IPCC o UNFCCC COPs Kyoto Protocol: History and Future Recent COPs (Durban and Doha) o G8 Climate Change Roundtables o European Union Emission Trading Scheme o OECD Countries’ emission taxation scheme Mitigation of the threats posed by climate change Pakistan: One of the most vulnerable regions o Ranking on various indices to prove that threat to Pakistan is real Pakistan: bearing the brunt of an issue not of her own making Factors which make Pakistan more vulnerable to this threat Government and private sector initiatives to mitigate the threat o Environmental protection act o Task force on climate change o National climate change strategy o UNDP Sponsored projects 10th September: Global War on Terrorism: An Introduction Introduction o The term o 9/11 A brief history of terrorism since The Roman Era Background of Global War On Terror o Russo‐Afghan War o Birth of Al‐Qaida o US Consulate Bombings o American Operations Parties in war on terror o Support by European countries o NATO invokes articles 5.
around the globe An analysis of Operation Iraqi Freedom o Costs o Benefits and Failures Terrorist Organizations around the globe and the nexus with AL Qaeda An increase in terrorist activities around the globe. Police Service of Pakistan (41st CTP) 03006088815. in the wake of War On terror o Some noticeable incidents and Al‐Qaida plots USA’s appetite for Wars: Myth or reality? An analysis o USA’s hawkish foreign policy o The military industrial complex WOT and strain on American economy 11th September: Global WOT & Pakistan + War in Afghanistan Pakistan joins the WOT o Musharraf’s speech in UN General Assembly Why was Pakistan’s allegiance imperative for America in WOT? An analysis Support pledged and provided by Pakistan to America and ISAF o Pakistan Ground Lines of Communication (PAK‐GLOCs) o Air Support o Naval Support o Troop Deployment o … WOT in Afghanistan: Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan: A brief history o The Russo‐Britain Great game o Russo‐Afghan War o American Invasion Cost of Afghan War o Financial costs o Deaths of ISAF and American forces Issues being faced by USA in Afghanistan: USA in dire straits Counter Productive policies of ISAF and USA American drawdown from Afghanistan: The plan Prospective Security Arrangements between USA and Afghanistan PAK‐GLOCs: An overview of America’s logistic‐cum‐strategic constraints Comparison of PAK‐GLOCs with NDN Pakistan’s logistic support is imperative for USA’s face‐saving withdrawal: An analysis SAYED AZIZ. o Increasing budget o Setting up vigilante organizations Operations launched under the Global War on Terror o Operation Active endeavor o Operation Enduring Freedom‐ Afghanistan o Various other operations. 39th in CSS 2012. Batch 2 starting 1st October 2013 .
39th in CSS 2012. Batch 2 starting 1st October 2013 . an analysis USA’s interests in contemporary world: New World order The Rise of China: Some stats. 18th September: Shift of Power/Decline of USA/from uni‐polar to a bi‐polar world A history of “super powers” o Various civilizations around the globe Ancient: Sumerians. Police Service of Pakistan (41st CTP) 03006088815. Revolutions. reports. Abbasids. Ottoman Turks etc Modern Era: Enlightenment. Nationalism Birth of USA The current decline of USA: Some stats USA: An “irrelevant” superpower. Discuss. and quotations A brief politico‐economic history of China China’s interests in the Modern World: Peaceful Coexistence China’s soft power: An analysis China’s growing military might America reciprocates: Countering China’s growing clout o America’s Pivot to Asia: Dimensions of the pivot Rise of Asia as a whole: The Asian century Other emerging blocs and economies SAYED AZIZ. under various international and domestic laws o ILOAC o USA’s AUMF o UN Charter Analytical question of the week: Global war on terrorism has only served to fracture the inter‐civilization fault lines. Greeks. 16th. The Afghanistan End Game o o Parties and their interests Prospective solutions 12th September: The Drone Warfare Drone Attacks: An introduction Countries where drones operate/have operated Drone attacks and resulting death toll Why are drones being employed Drone attacks: Productive or not? An analysis Issue of Legality of drone attacks. 17th. Germanic Kingdoms. The Church etc Rise of Islam: Ummayads. Romans etc Dark Ages of Europe: Franks. Akkadians.
if any? Reason critically.o o BRICs N‐11 19th September: The Great Recession/Global Economic Crisis The genesis of the crisis o American financial crisis of 2007‐08 Bursting of the housing mortgage and credit bubble Low interest rates Poor regulation Unemployment crisis o Nature of the American financial crisis Europe’s Sovereign Debt Crisis o The PIIGS o Nature of the crisis o A threat to the integration of Eurozone Slowing down of Asia Future prospects as per IMF’s global outlook o America’s slow recovery o Moderation of the European crisis o Asian growth picking up st 21 Century: The Asian century? Economic crisis and protests around the globe o Occupy Wall Street Movement o Spanish Indignants Movement (Take the Square Movement) o Global protests on 15th Oct 2011 Analytical question of the week: The uni polar world has failed to address the burning issues of the day. Batch 2 starting 1st October 2013 . 39th in CSS 2012. What new global order do you favour. Police Service of Pakistan (41st CTP) 03006088815. SAYED AZIZ. Discuss.
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