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#5213, 31 December 2016
J&K Focus
The Ominous Calm is both Good and Bad for J&K

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain analyses the calm in Kashmir and makes recommendations for the Army and the civilian administration towards bringing stability to the state
#5193, 28 November 2016
J&K Focus
An Opportunity to Bring Heart Back to Kashmir

Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain writes that an opportunity is emerging for New Delhi to bring normalcy back to Kashmir, and recommends ways to utilise it
#5190, 25 November 2016
Restraint to Retribution: Modi’s New Normal and Nawaz Sharif’s Challenge
Lt Gen (Retd) AS Lamba analyses Indian and Pakistani military and political responses to the escalating tensions between the two countries
#5164, 2 November 2016
Kashmir Focus
After the Surgical Strikes

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain assesses the security situation in J&K and identifies ways forward for India
#5141, 30 September 2016
India-Pakistan: Whither Surgical Strike?
Muhammad Faisal comments on the possibility, feasibility and potential implications of the recently announced 'surgical strike' by India
#5136, 23 September 2016
J&K Focus
From South Kashmir to Uri: The Strategic Connect

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain analyses the link between increasing unrest in Kashmir and the security challenges along India's western border
#5118, 5 September 2016
IPCS Discussion
Regional Power Play and Rise of Radicalism in Afghanistan

Sarral Sharma reports on the proceedings of the discussion held on 20 August 2016
#5111, 22 August 2016
J&K Focus
J&K: Communication Strategy is Key but First, Stabilise the Streets

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain assesses India's policy options in Kashmir Valley and makes recommendations
#5098, 10 August 2016
Jammu & Kashmir: Political Solution Required
Intekhab Khan argues that Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Commander Burhan Wani's encounter was a tactical win but its handling has caused a political loss
#5046, 31 May 2016
India vs Pakistan: Why cant we just be friends?
Book Review: "Much Ado About Nothing"

Rana Banerji reviews Husain Haqqani's 'India vs Pakistan: Why can’t we just be friends?'
#5042, 30 May 2016
J&K Focus
Governance & Strategic Communication: Keys to Stabilising J&K

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain identifies key areas that will require the J&K government's attention in order to ensure stability in the state
#5003, 21 March 2016
Big Picture
Forecast 2016: Cardinal Transitions

Prof Varun Sahni outlines key transitions currently underway or expected in 2016 in countries of significance to India
#4985, 8 February 2016
Forecast 2016: Jammu and Kashmir Politics and Security
Dr Ashok Bhan assesses the political and security scenario in Jammu & Kashmir, for 2016
#4961, 18 January 2016
The Strategist
Forecast 2016: Pakistan, Aberrated Strategies and Strategic Stability

Vice Adm (Retd) Vijay Shankar evaluates strategic stability and the military-jihadi nexus in Pakistan in 2016
#4819, 27 January 2015
J&K: Nailing the Lies
Shujaat Bukhari writes why Liaqat Shah's acquittal by the NIA has a potential to set a benchmark for justice
#4801, 8 January 2015
Jammu & Kashmir State Elections
J&K Election Verdict: For Integration, Not Assimilation

Ashok Bhan assesses the upshots of the assembly election results in Jammu and Kashmir, India
  
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News
Army orders inquiry into youths' killing in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam
Zee News, 4 November 2014
Srinagar: The Army has ordered an inquiry into the killing of two youths by its soldiers in a firing incident in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, a statement said on Tuesday. "Army regrets the loss of lives and has ordered an inquiry into...

J&K govt playing politics with refugees: BJP
Hindustan Times, 20 October 2014
BJP on Sunday hit out at the Jammu andKashmir government, saying it was playing politics with the miseries of the refugees from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and West Pakistan.

ISIS Flag Incident in J&K Should Not Be Undermined: BJP
Outlook, 17 October 2014
Voicing concern over incidents of waiving of ISIS flag in Srinagar, BJP today said such actions should be dealt with sternly and the "threat" must not be "undermined".

J&K: LeT terrorist arrested from Pulwama
IBN Live, 17 October 2014
Srinagar: Security forces on Friday arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist from south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Firing abates along the border in J&K; Pakistan holds high-level meet to decide on further action
IBN Live, 10 October 2014
Jammu: After nine days of heavy firing and mortar shelling from across the border, the situation de-escalated along the 192-km long International Border in Jammu. But Pakistani forces opened fire on four Indian border out posts in Kathua district of...

Issue Briefs, Special Reports, Research Papers
Roots of the Syrian Crisis
VP Haran
Special Report 181
Modi in Lahore: Indian and Pakistani Reflections
Special Report 180
Contemporary Ladakh: Identifying the Other in Buddhist-Muslim Transformative Relations
Sumera Shafi
Issue Brief 235
Contemporary Ladakh: Communal Divide in Kargil & Leh
Fayaz Hussain
Issue Brief 234
Book reviews
Rana Banerji reviews
Much Ado About Nothing
 
 

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