Ethical Statement


It is stated on behalf of all co-authors that this research submission to the Journal of Peace and Diplomacy (JPD) has not been sent or published in whole or in part elsewhere. Meantime if this submission is sent to any other publisher, I shall forthwith inform the editor of JPD  and would withdraw it from publication in this journal. Moreover, I assure this submission is devoid of plagiarism and is in accordance with standard parameters of quality research articles published in prestigious journals the world over. All authors have been personally and actively involved in substantive work leading to the accomplishment of this manuscript along with taking responsibility for its contents in letter and spirit.