“Reclaiming Nubra” – Locals Shunning Pakistani Influences

August 17, 2009

The liberation of Turtuk block and Siachen glacier in 1971 and 1984 respectively eliminated any threats that could have come from Pakistan having a contiguous border with China along the crest of the

Afghanistan: Stability on the Cheap?

August 17, 2009

Eight winters since the launch of Enduring Freedom, the turmoil in Afghanistan continues. When contrasted with the progress in Iraqi Freedom, the gloom only deepens.

India, Australia and ‘Curry Bashing’

August 17, 2009

In early August, India’s Minister for External Affairs S. M. Krishna visited Australia as part of his trip to attend the Pacific Island Forum meeting, held in Cairns.

Swine Flu: A National Security Issue

August 13, 2009

The security architecture of any state is normally based on traditional concepts like dealing with issues related to war and peace.

Sino US Climate Pact: Context, text and subtext

August 10, 2009

The United States and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on bilateral cooperation on energy, climate change and environment during their recently concluded strategic and economic dialogu

Sharm Al-Sheikh Indo-Pak Joint Statement: A Different Perspective

August 7, 2009

As the din and the dust raised by the Sharm al-Sheikh document settles down, it seems to be opening new possibilities for India to effectively deal with the emerging situation in Pakistan by finally b

Violence in Pakistan: Trend Analysis April 2009

August 7, 2009

April saw the foot soldiers of Taliban moving to Buner and Dir, after consolidating their position in Swat.

Two Trucks and One Jeep

August 5, 2009

In a reality check to the wild celebrations that broke out in Pakistan after the Supreme Court declared ‘illegal and unconstitutional’ the emergency that was imposed by General Pervez Musharraf on 3rd

China’s Changing Worldview

August 4, 2009

Recent Chinese writings indicate that the Chinese see themselves as a major player in international affairs.

For an Indo-Pak strategic dialogue forum

August 4, 2009

India is taking its time to reopen the dialogue process with Pakistan that has been suspended since 26/11. The meeting between Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Manmohan Singh and Pakistan’s President, Mr.

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