Peacekeeping as Military Diplomacy: The Case of Pakistan’s Peacekeeping Missions

Conflict resolution, mediation and bilateral – multilateral negotiation is traditionally associated with the conventional and traditional diplomacy or public diplomacy. Modern evolution of international relations has not only perfected the art of diplomacy, but also cultivated crops of career diplomats, whose praxis of the subject matter makes them the flagbearers of national integrity and representatives…

ESTABLISHMENT OF ANECHOIC CHAMBER, NFT & RCS TESTING FACILITY FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH PURPOSES AT CAE, NUST

Background. Let’s imagine a scenario to characterize a flashlight. In other words, we are required to develop a diagram describing radiation characteristics of flashlight. We would be interested in measuring the direction and amount of light traveling from flashlight to the surrounding. Investigating the flashlight in a dark room will be a wise choice and…

Team Falcon, CAE Winner of “Design, build and fly competition PROPELLAIR’21 hosted by IMechE”

NED University of Engineering and Technology, PropellAir’21 was hosted by IMechE NEDUET Student Chapter. In the event, the participants had to design, fabricate and ultimately fly an unmanned aircraft. The event comprised of workshops, oral exam and e-test of participants, and actual flight demonstrations of handmade aircraft. The final contest was held on Saturday, July…

Aerodynamic analysis of hummingbird-like hovering flight

Flapping wing micro aerial vehicles are studied as the substitute for fixed and rotary wing micro aerial vehicles because of the advantages such as agility, maneuverability, and employability in confined environments. Hummingbird’s sustainable hovering capability inspires many researchers to develop micro aerial vehicles with similar dynamics. In this research, a wing of a ruby-throated hummingbird…

Unravelling the Contextual Realities in Post-Conflict North Waziristan

In view of the ascending complexity in post-conflict literature and practices, the issues ‎specifically pertaining to post-conflict security reconstruction, development, and political economy become highly complicated. ‎With regards, a research project was carried out (during 2019-2021) by the Centre for International Peace and Stability (CIPS) with the collaboration of Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Islamabad. The…