Understanding Global Sanctions This brief defines various kinds of sanctions and discusses some of the existing sanctions regimes in terms of their design and impact Is Trade Key to Peace with India? This article discusses whether resuming trade with India can open pathways of resolving intricate issues between the two countries. Russian Invasion of Ukraine & International Law This article analyses the legal aspects of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, its legality under International Law, the courts which may play a role in holding Russia accountable for a breach of international law, and the potential implications for Pakistan. The Taliban Regime & the Recognition of Governments under International Law This paper analyses how modern State practice had largely discarded the recognition of governments as a custom until the civil war in Libya and that the criteria underscoring the decision to recognise or to not are vague, undefined, and inconsistent. Navigating the Digital Navigating the Digital is an explainer series on cybercrimes and digital safety in Pakistan by the Centre for Criminal Justice Reform and Capacity Building (C3) at RSIL.