The first issue of Pakistan Horizon was published in March 1948. Since then, it has been published without a break.
The journal contains articles, speeches, surveys of Pakistan’s diplomatic relations, book reviews, chronologies of important events and documents.
As part of its public diplomacy programme, the Institute arranges roundtable sessions, lectures and seminars on a regular basis. These sessions have been addressed by world leaders, scholars and academics including: Presidents Ayub Khan, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Pervez Musharraf; Prime Ministers Liaquat Ali Khan and Benazir Bhutto: Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan, President Habib Bouraqiba, Prince Karim Aga Khan, Madame Sun Yat Sen, Sir Muhammad Zafrullah Khan, Henry Kissinger, Rauf Denktash, Justice Philip C. Jessup, Lord Clement Attlee, President Sjahrir, Prime Minister SWRD Bandranaike, Professor Arnold Toynbee, Professor Andre Siegfried, Professor Y. V. Gangovsky, Michael Krepon, Walter Russell Mead, Professor Kishore Mahbubani.
Pakistan Horizon is the flagship quarterly journal of the Institute. It is the oldest journal on International Relations in South Asia. Pakistan Horizon aims to combine rigorous analysis with a helpful approach to international issues. It features articles related to Pakistan’s foreign policy, regional and global issues, women’s concerns in international relations, IR theory, terrorism and security studies and emerging environmental concerns.
The following are some thematic issues which Pakistan Horizon researches:
|1.||India-Pakistan War 1965|
|2.||India-Pakistan Arms Race|
|4.||Middle East War 1967|
|5.||East Pakistan Crisis|
|6.||India-Pakistan War 1971|
|8.||The Great Powers and Asia|
|9.||International Economic Issues and Pakistan|
|10.||The Middle East and American Wars|
|12.||Focus on Asia|
|13.||Pakistan’s Foreign Policy|
|14.||The Inter-Relation of Muslim States and Pakistan|
|18.||Security Concerns in South and West Asia.|
|19.||Women’s Concerns in International Relations|
|20.||The Arab Uprising|