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#5239, 24 February 2017
J&K: Need for an Urgent Review
Dr Ashok Bhan argues that the political leadership at the Centre and in the State urgently need to take appropriate initiatives to in order to prevent recurrence and escalation of the violence and protests of 2016
#5226, 29 January 2017
IPCS Discussion
'Faith, Unity, Discipline: The ISI of Pakistan'

Sarral Sharma reports on the proceedings of the discussion held on 18 January 2017
#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
#5194, 29 November 2016
Pakistan's New Army Chief and the Indo-Pak Dialogue Process
Sarral Sharma writes about the appointment of Gen Qamar Bajwa as Pakistan's new army chief and its potential impact on the New Delhi-Islamabad dialogue process
#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
#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
#5104, 16 August 2016
The Strategist
Rewarding Thugs

Vice Adm (Retd) Vijay Shankar comments on the failing nature of the global policy to tacitly accept Pakistan’s behaviour
#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
#5078, 11 July 2016
J&K Focus
Burhan Wani and a State on Tenterhooks

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain reflects on developments in the Valley and the emerging challenges for the security forces
#5046, 31 May 2016
India vs Pakistan: Why can’t 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
#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
  
SEMINARS/CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS
Faith, Unity, Discipline: The ISI of Pakistan
18 January 2017 , 1130-1300 Hrs

   
J&K: An Agenda for the New Government
11 July 2014 , 1000-1130 hrs

    Seminar Report
   
News
Dhaka taking al-Qaeda threat “seriously”
The Hindu, 5 September 2014
Bangladesh government has taken the al-Qaeda chief’s announcement of a new wing in the Indian subcontinent “seriously” but said it would also look into the authenticity of the video message.

Militant's body found in Jammu and Kashmir
Hindu, 22 July 2014
The militant was killed in firing by the BSF near Karol Mathura border outpost in Hiranagar sector when they foiled an infiltration bid by intruders from Pakistan. The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday recovered the body of a militant killed after...

BSF jawan killed as Pak troops pound Indian positions
Hindu, 16 July 2014
Two days after a flag meeting between the Indian and the Pakistani armed forces over an incident of firing, the Pakistani Rangers’ gunfire on Wednesday killed a Border Security Force (BSF) constable and left seven more injured at the International...

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in Jammu
Hindu, 12 July 2014
Pakistan troops violated the ceasefire in Jammu district on Saturday targeting Indian positions with small arms and automatic weapons, an officer said.“Pakistan Rangers fired at Border Security Force (BSF) positions in Arnia sub-sector of the...

Army Jawan Injured in Encounter with Militants in Jammu and Kashmir
New Indian Express, 9 July 2014
SRINAGAR: An Army jawan was injured in an encounter with militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir today. One militant was also injured in the firing and is reported to have been killed, however, the Army said they cannot confirm it till the...

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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
Naxalites' Urban Push: Will They Succeed?
R Venkata Ramani
Issue Brief 138
Terrorism and Armed Violence in India: An Analysis of Events in 2008
Devyani Srivastava
Special Report 71
Major Terrorist Attacks in Jammu & Kashmir (January July 2006): A Profile
Priyashree Andley
Special Report 28
JAMMU & KASHMIR: Suicide & Suicidal Attacks - A Chronology (2004-2005)
Rekha Chakravarthi
Special Report 24
books
Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2011: The Promise and Threat of Transformation
Edited by D. Suba Chandran and P.R. Chari
New Delhi: Routledge India
Book reviews
Raghav Sharma reviews
A Kashmiri Memoir
 
 

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