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Articles are short 800-850-word commentaries that provide a more analytical view of issues currently in the news.
 
#4296
7 February 2014
J&K
Cross LoC Trade: Continuing Stalemate

Ayesha Khanyari analyses the obstacles to a smooth cross-LoC trade between India and Pakistan, and explains why it is important to weed them out.
#4295
6 February 2014
J&K
LoC Trade Under Fire

Shujaat Bukhari explains why it is both in India and in Pakistan's interest to ensure the sustainability of cross-LoC trade between the two countries
#4294
6 February 2014
J&K
Cross-LoC Trade and Our Collective Failure

D Suba Chandran analyses the underlying problems that plague cross-LoC trade between India and Pakistan
#4258
13 January 2014
Seminar Report
Conflict Early Warning: Contemporary Regional Environment & Implications for J&K

Ayesha Khanyari reports on the discussion in Jammu in December 2013

#4247
13 January 2014
Year in Review
Jammu and Kashmir 2013: Missed Opportunities

Ayesha Khanyari presents an annual round-up
#4228
27 December 2013
Peace Audit
Ten Years of Ceasefire along the LoC: Through Elections and Media Ratings

Dr Salma Malik highlights the perspectives from Pakistan
#4227
27 December 2013
Conflict Early Warning
Afghan Mujahideen and J&K: How real is the threat?

#4225
26 December 2013
DGMOs Break the Ice
Shujaat Bukhari on what needs to be done next after the meeting
#4220
20 December 2013
Peace Audit
Ten Years of Ceasefire along the LoC: Recent Violations

Muhammad Faisal says that the post-election scenario in India will decide how tensions along the LoC and relations with Pakistan are to be handled
#4219
19 December 2013
Next Steps Across the LoC: The DGMO Meeting
D Suba Chandran comments on the meeting scheduled for the end of December 2013
#4206
3 December 2013
Peace Audit
Ten Years of Ceasefire along the LoC: Perspectives from Poonch

KD Maini presents an overview of the present scenario
#4201
30 November 2013
Peace Audit
Ten Years of Ceasefire along the LoC: An Evaluation

PR Chari provides an overview of the ceasefire
#4181
15 November 2013
J&K, Northeast, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu...
Regional Aspirations and National Interests

D. Suba Chandran comments on the gap between the States and New Delhi on foreign policy making
#4160
31 October 2013
Making Sense of LoC: Internal Politics & Bilateral Firings
D Suba Chandran asks why the Line of Control (LoC) has become violent after ceasing fire for almost a decade
#4146
17 October 2013
J&K: A Haven for Agents?
Shujaat Bukhari comments on allegations made by former Army chief VK Singh on corruption in the state
#4140
15 October 2013
Intrusions along LoC/IB in J&K: Pakistanís Objectives
Rana Banerji recommends vigilance until India detects an incremental change in the Indo-Pak equation
#4139
12 October 2013
Intrusions along LoC/IB in J&K: A Wake Up Call
Dr. Ashok Bhan analyses the recent developments along the LoC and their implications
#4129
26 September 2013
J&K: Noise about AFSPA
Shujaat Bukhari comments on Union Minister of State for Home M Ramachandran's response to a question on the revocation of AFSPA
#4124
26 September 2013
A Cohen Critique: US and J&K
D Suba Chandran examines American scholarship on J7K through a reading of Stephen Cohen's book, Shooting for a Century
#4120
16 September 2013
The China Rise and J&K
D Suba Chandran explores China's interests across the Line of Actual Control (LAC)
#4114
11 September 2013
J&K: Killings Bare Stark Reality
Shujaat Bukhari comments on the killing of four people in Shopian in the run-up to Zubin Mehta's concert
#4112
10 September 2013
J&K: Concert and Concerns
Shujaat Bukhari comments on the disconnect between the portrayal of Kashmir in the recently held Zubin Mehta concert and the reality on the ground
#4098
23 August 2013
IPCS Special Commentary
From Jalalabad to LoC: Interpreting Pakistan Militaryís Objectives behind the Offensive

D. Suba Chandran links the attacks in Jalalabad and LoC in explaining Pakistan's motivations 
#4088
14 August 2013
J&K: Kishtwar Riots and Surrender before Divisive forces
Shujaat Bukhari decodes the workings of domestic politics vis-a-vis the recent Kishtwar riots
#4079
8 August 2013
Pakistan and the Killings across the LoC: Tactical Offensive or a Strategic Defensive?
Lt Gen Arvinder S Lamba on what the recent killings forebode for the Indo-Pak peace process
#4078
8 August 2013
Half Yearly Review
J&K: Declining Violence, But Challenges Galore

Ashok Bhan comments as part of the IPCS Database on Peace and Conflict in South Asia
#4072
7 August 2013
J&K: The Classic Fight
Shujaat Bukhari explains the need to upgrade Kashmiri to the status of a classical language 
#4062
1 August 2013
Cross-LoC interactions in J&K: So Far, Yet Much More
D Suba Chandran deconstructs the gaps that are to be bridged between the civil society and the state
#4061
31 July 2013
J&K Bank: Credibility at stake
Shujaat Bukhari highlights reasons behind the J&K Bank receiving negative publicity
#4052
24 July 2013
India: Al Qaeda's Call to Muslim Youth
Bibhu Prasad Routray analyses the growth of the influence of Al-Qaeda among the Indian Muslim youth
#4050
24 July 2013
J&K: Land grab of a different kind
Shujaat Bukhari discusses nuances of the visit of a high-level panel of J&K State Legislative Council to New Delhi
#4040
17 July 2013
J&K
Shun Seige Mentality

Shujaat Bukhari discusses the importance of finding a middle ground for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute
#4032
10 July 2013
Kashmir falls off the Global Radar
Shujaat Bukhari deconstructs the stance of the international community vis-a-vis Kashmir
#4013
26 June 2013
J&K: Mr PM you failed to talk peace
Shujaat Bukhari on the factors responsible for Manmohan Singh's unsuccessful visit
#4002
19 June 2013
Mr RG - This is not the Real Change
Shujaat Bukhari on the political challenges facing the UPA vis-a-vis Kashmir
#3883
18 April 2013
Pir Panjal International Festival: Marketing Rajouri, Poonch, Bhaderwah and Basholi
D. Suba Chandran suggests measures to realise the potential of these sub-regions as major tourism hubs
#3877
9 April 2013
J&K: The Man is Gone but Questions Remain
Shujaat Bukhari on the responses of Kashmiri leadership and civil society in the aftermath of the hanging of Afzal Guru
#3875
7 April 2013
J&K: The Deep Divide Within
Kashinath Pandit on the divide between Jammu & Kashmir in the fallout of Afzal Guru's execution
#3846
16 March 2013
Kargil: Echoes of Attacks against Minorities in Pakistan
Zainab Akhter discusses the reasons behind the protests in Kargil over the recent Hazara killings in Pakistan
#3829
28 February 2013
Pakistan's Trespass at LOC: Is 'Kargil Plan 2.0' Underway?
J. Jeganaathan explores the possibility of an ulterior Pakistani strategy behind the recent tensions along the Line of Control (LoC)
 
 

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