Policy Perspectives is the flagship journal of the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), an Islamabad based independent Pakistani think-tank. Biannual, with occasional special issues, the journal aims at disseminating the research carried out by the Institute and its associates based in Pakistan and other parts of the world. The journal is distinctive in combining original research papers with reflective studies and analysis on varied themes and issues. Policy Perspectives is a unique journal particularly for the international audience as it brings forth Pakistani and the Muslim World’s perspectives on issues of national and global significance The journal brings to its readers contributions on three broad areas, i.e., International Relations, Pakistan Affairs, and Faith & Society. Contents of the journal therefore appeal to a wide academic and professional readership, and reach an interdisciplinary and international audience.