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#5384, 26 October 2017
J&K Focus
J&K: Operation 'All Out' and Prospects for Winter

Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain evaluates the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and makes projections for the upcoming winter in the state
#5359, 8 September 2017
IPCS Discussion
Dominant Narratives in Kashmir: Evolving Security Dynamics

Report on 'Dominant Narratives in Kashmir: Evolving Security Dynamics', a discussion held on 17 August 2017
#5333, 31 July 2017
J&K Focus
Handling J&K: What is Right and What More Needs To Be Done?

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain identifies a strategy to deal with the situation in J&K over the coming months
#5327, 17 July 2017
Three Years of the Modi Government
Jammu & Kashmir Policy: Innovative Solutions Needed

Sarral Sharma reviews the state-of-affairs in J&K and says New Delhi will require to employ innovative solutions to address the internal dimension of the security situation
#5299, 16 June 2017
Evolving Situation in J&K: Summer 2017 (Part II)
Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain writes why summer 2017 in J&K will be about getting a mix of hard and soft power right, and makes recommendations towards the same
#5292, 7 June 2017
J&K Focus
Evolving Situation in J&K: Summer 2017 (Part I)

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain analyses the changing nature of militancy in Jammu & Kashmir and identifies impending issues that need to be addressed.
#5276, 27 April 2017
IPCS Discussion
Lok Sabha By-polls: Reading Jammu and Kashmir

Sarral Sharma reports on the proceedings of the discussion held on 18 March 2017
#5272, 19 April 2017
Special Commentary
Jammu and Kashmir: A Saga of Neglect

Arun Chaudhary comments on the deteriorating situation in the state, drawing from his own experiences in the armed forces
#5270, 14 April 2017
Evolving External Influence in Jammu and Kashmir (Part II)
Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain identifies recent developments that might have a bearing on the situation in J&K in the coming months
#5266, 12 April 2017
J&K Focus
Evolving External Influence in Jammu and Kashmir (Part I)

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain identifies recent developments that might have a bearing on the situation in J&K in the coming months
#5241, 6 March 2017
J&K Focus
J&K: A Strategy is What May Still Be Elusive

Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain writes that it would be imperative for India to identify key goals and develop an overarching detailed and comprehensive strategy vis-a-vis Jammu and Kashmir
#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
  
SEMINARS/CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS
'The People Next Door: The Curious History of India's Relations with Pakistan'
14 September 2017 , 1530-1700 hrs

   
Dominant Narratives on Kashmir: Evolving Security Dynamics in the Valley
17 August 2017 , 1000-1200 hrs

   
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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