The PIIA Library has the finest specialized holding in Pakistan on international relations with an excellent collection of over 35,000 books, covering areas of foreign policy, international politics, area studies, peace and conflict studies, terrorism and related subjects. The library also has a number of reports, databases and bound volumes of 15,000 old journals. A list of all titles of our journal Pakistan Horizon is available here. Check out our Library Blog for the latest on new books and opening hours.

The Library receives over 100 journals and newspapers and maintains a unique system of newspaper clippings to facilitate research. Recent acquisitions include:

Iqtidar H. Siddiqui, Hydro Politics and Water Wars in South Asia
Maleeha Lodhi (ed.), Pakistan: Beyond the ‘Crisis State’
Stanley Wolpert, India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation
Jonathan C. Randal, Osama: The Making of a Terrorist
Edward W. Said, Culture and Imperialism
Arundhati Roy, Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy
Mohammad A. Qadeer, Pakistan: Social and cultural transformations in a Muslim nation
Michael Bhatia and Mark Sedra, Afghanistan, Arms and Conflict: Armed groups, disarmament and security in a post-war society
M.J. Akbar, The Past and Future of Pakistan
John Baylis, The Globalisation of World Politics
Abdul Muhammad Qadeer, Social and Cultural Transformations in a Muslim Nation
S.Akbar Zaidi, Civil Society and Democratization in Pakistan
Saya Makito, The Sino-Japanese War and the Birth of Japanese Nationalism
Atful Hye Shibly, Abdul Mateen Chaudhury: Trusted Lieutenant of Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Moonis Ahmar, Conflict Transformation and the Challenge of Peace
Sahira Jawlia, Kashmir in the Crossfire
Smitu Kothari and Zia Mian, Bridging Partition: People’s Initiatives for Peace Between India and Pakistan
Zahid Hussain, Frontline Pakistan: The Path to Catastrophe and the Killing of Benazir Bhutto
Jean, Robert Leguey, Feilleux, The Dynamics of Diplomacy
Sumit Ganguly, India, Pakistan and the Bomb
Zafar Iqbal Cheema, Indian Nuclear Deterrence
James Forgusson, Taliban
Aminullah Chaudry, Musharraf, Nawaz and Hijacking from the Ground: The Bizarre Story of PK 805
Amir Mir, The Bhutto Murder: Trial From Waziristan to GHQ
Stanley Wolpert, Continued Conflict or Cooperation
Robert I. Rotberg, Corruption, Global Security and World Order
Adrian Guelke, The New Age of Terrorism and the International Political System
Leigh Skene, The Impoverishment of Nations: The Issues facing the Global Economy
Iftikhar Malik, Pakistan, Democracy, Terror and the Building of a Nation
Bob Woodward, Obama’s Wars: The Inside Story
Fatima Bhutto, Songs of Blood and Sword
Iguchi Takeo, Demystifying Pearl Harbour: A New Perspective From Japan
Aazar Ayaz and Andrea Fleschenberg, The Gender Face of Asian politics
Ali A. Allawi, The Crisis of Islamic Civilization
Amartya Sen, The Idea of Justice


Note: A complete list of new books is available with the Librarian.

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