South Asia

August, 2015

  • 11 August

    A Wave of ‘Quality Militancy’ in Indian Kashmir?

    Are new generations of armed youth challenging India’s dominance on Kashmir?

  • 10 August

    Religious Extremism on the Rise in Bangladesh

    Militants from at least two Bangladeshi banned outfits may be preparing for attacks in the country, including targeted assassinations. But Dhaka lacks a dedicated counter-terrorism response.

  • 10 August

    China Responds to Afghanistan’s Bloodiest Day

    China’s ambassador promised training and equipment for Afghan forces. With peace talks faltering, will that be enough?

  • 9 August

    Afghan Peace Talks: Pakistan in a Quandary – Again

    With its peace plan stalled, Islamabad is wary of ‘spoilers and detractors’ in Afghanistan.

  • 9 August

    Strengthening Pakistan’s Accountability Mechanism

    Pakistan’s accountability establishment needs to concentrate most of its capabilities as per its original mandate to go after those looting the banks, both within and outside the banks.

  • 1 August

    Pakistan’s New Plan to Embrace Floods

    The Pakistan government is considering a new flood prevention plan that could transform the way the country deals with its devastating annual floods, by restoring wetlands, forests and floodplains.

July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Pakistan: One Belt, One Road

    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is critically necessary, far more than any other economic initiative. A lifeline of consequence for Pakistan’s destiny, it is a game-changer that can lift our people out of poverty and the misery that goes with it.

  • 28 July

    Gurdaspur Attack: Views from Pakistan, India

    The Gurdaspur terrorist attack will further deteriorate the India-Pakistan relations, even if direct relationship between the attackers and Pakistan is not established.

  • 27 July

    Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: Will Narratives Change?

    Ashraf Ghani finds himself pitched against deeply-entrenched beliefs about Pakistan in Afghanistan’s security establishment.

  • 26 July

    Afghanistan: Talks’ Endorsement

    Mullah Omar’s pro-talks message is a morale booster for Ghani.