Pakistan - global peace index

Date

Global Peace Index

Global Peace Ranking

2018

3.079

151

2017

3.058

152

2016

3.145

153

2015

3.049

154

2014

3.107

154

2013

3.106

157

2012

3.000

153

2011

3.070

149

2010

3.153

143

2009

3.087

140

2008

2.886

132

Source: https://countryeconomy.com/demography/global-peace-index/pakistan

Appendix 2

Primary field research questionnaire

  • 1. In your opinion, what were the factors that led to Pakistan’s national security state after its independence in 1947? What were the consequences of national security state over the Pakistani state in society?
  • 2. Do you think that has India remained a real thr eat to Pakistan after the Cold War?
  • 3. On the Kashmir front, in your opinion, did Pakistan achieve its strategic objectives by supporting the internal uprising in Kashmir during the 1990s?
  • 4. Do you think that Pakistan’s position on Kashmir strengthened by supporting Kashmir uprising trough a proxy war?
  • 5. In your view, was Pakistan’s participation in the global war on terror a right option?
  • 6. Do you think that Pakistan adopted a dual strategy to war on terror as the CIA blamed General Musharraf of playing a double game in the war? If yes, has this strategy worked?
  • 7. Did Pakistan achieve its strategic objectives by participating in the global war on terror?
  • 8. How do you think Pakistan’s security policies are likely to evolve in the future? Do you think that Pakistan needs to reform its state-centric national security approach to deal with its current security challenges?
  • 9. Do you think Pakistan’s national security policy is working? If not, why not?
  • 10. If Pakistan’s national security policy is not working, why has such a policy persisted?

Appendix 3

List of interviewees

No

Name

Designation/ Positions

Affiliation

Place

Date

1

Dr. Khuram Iqbal

Assistant

Professor

National Defence

University

Islamabad

8 November 2017

2

Dr. Mooms Ahinar

Professor

Karachi University

Islamabad

9 November 2017

2

Dr. Zafar' Khan

Assistant

Professor

National Defence University

Islamabad

10 November 2017

4

Dr. Shabana Fej'yaz

Associate

Professor

Quaid-i-Azam

University

Islamabad

20 November 2017

5

Dr. Farhan Hanif Siddiqi

Associate

Professor

Quaid-i-Azam

University

Islamabad

13 November 2017

6

Dr. Syed Rifaat Hussain

HoD/Professor

National University of Sciences and Technology

Islamabad

23 November 2017

7

Dr. Ijaz Khan

Professor (retired)

University of

Peshawar

Islamabad

10 November 2017

8

Dr. Muhammad Islam

HOD/Professor

Iqra University

Islamabad

22 November 2017

9

Dr. Ejaz Hussain

Associate

Professor

Iqra University

Islamabad

14 November 2017

10

Mi'. Najam Rafique

Director

Americas/

Programmes Coordinator

The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad

Islamabad

14 November 2017

11

Malik Qasim Mustafa

Senior Research

Fellow/Editor

The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad

Islamabad

6 December 2017

12

Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa

Research Associate/ Pakistan

Fellow

SOAS, South Asia Institute, UK The Woodrow

Wilson Center, Washington, DC

Skype

21 lime 2018

13

Dr. Arabinda Acharya

Assistant

Professor

National Defense

University, Washington, DC

Skype

9 February 2018

14

Dr. Moeed Yusuf

Associate Vice President

Asia Center, the U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, DC

Skype

2 March 2018

(Continued)

No

Name

Designation/

Positions

Affiliation

Place

Date

15

Mr. Shuja Nawaz

Distinguished Fellow/ Director

South Asia Center,

Atlantic Council

Skype

14 February 2018

16

Mr. Raza Rumi Ahmad

Director

Department of Journalism, Roy H. Park School of Communications

Skype

25 February 2018

17

Amb. Tanq

Azizuddin

Former Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan and Turkey

Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs

Rawalpindi

17 November 2017

18

Amb. Ashraf

Jehangir Qazi

Former Pakistan’s Ambassador to China, India, and the US

Pakistan’s Foreign

Affairs

Islamabad

19 November 2017

19

Dr. Humayun Khan

Chairman; former Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh, the UK, and India

The Institute of Rural Management and Pakistan’s Foreign Affaws

Islamabad

23 November 2017

20

Mr. Khalid Aziz

Chief Secretary/ Civil Service Officer (retired)

Khyber

PakhtunKhwa and Federal Governments

Islamabad

5 December 2017

21

Mr. Muhammad Nauman Saeed

Brigadier/Director

(retired)

Inter-Services

Intelligence (ISI)

Islamabad

12 November 2017

22

Mr. Saad

Muhammad

Brigadier.Defence

Attache

(retired)

Pakistan Army/

Pakistan’s

Embassy in Kabul

Islamabad

14 November 2017

23

Mr. Muhammad

Hassan Miraj

Army Officer/ Water

Pakistan Army

Rawalpindi

22 November 2017

24

General

Mohammad

Asad Durrani

Lieutenant

General/

Director General (retired)

Pakistan Army/ISI

Rawalpindi

22 November 2017

25

Mr. Mushahid

Hussain Syed

Politician'

Journalist/

Senator

Pakistan Muslim

League (Nawaz) PMLN

Islamabad

8 December 2017

Served with both civilian and military regimes on key positions

(Continued)

No

Name

Designation/ Affiliation

Positions

Place

Date

26

Mi'. Aftab Ahmad Sherpao

Politician; fonnei' President Qaumi Chief Minister Watan Party;

of the Khyber former

Pakhtunkhwa Provincial

and Federal President of PPP

Interior Minister of Pakistan

Islamabad

27 November 2017

27

Mi-. Khalid

Rehman

Director General Institute of Policy Studies

Islamabad

21 November 2017

28

Amb. Ah Server Naqvi

Executive CISS and Pakistan’s

Director; Foreign Affairs

former Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, London, Pans, and Bntssels

Islamabad

24 November 2017

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