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January 2016
Dateline Colombo Forecast 2016: A Roadmap for Sri Lanka
31 January 2016 Asanga Abeyagoonasekera outlines Sri Lanka's achievements in 2015 and makes recommendations for 2016
India-Bangladesh Economic Ties: A Positive Beginning
31 January 2016 Dr Saumitra Mohan analyses the developments in New Delhi-Dhaka trade relations and argues for sustained engagement and cooperation
Nuke Street Forecast 2016: Fruits of Diplomacy
29 January 2016 Amb Sheel Kant Sharma explains the level of efforts undertaken to achieve the Iran nuclear deal and makes projections
COP21: China's Dual Identity
29 January 2016 Tenzin Lhadon analyses China's attempts to identify itself as both a developed as well as a developing country
Weak Renminbi: Implications for India
28 January 2016 Tapan Bharadwaj analyses the recent 'revaluation' of the RMB and makes recommendations for India
Pakistan: Status of Civilian Control after Musharraf
27 January 2016 Mirjan Schulz takes stock of the power-balance between the civilian and military leaderships in Pakistan
Countering Extremist Propaganda: A Strategy for India
27 January 2016 Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy recommends a substantiation of efforts promoting non-violence to counter extremist discourses in the country
Forecast 2016: Security Situation in Northeast India
25 January 2016 Wasbir Hussain identifies five potential security scenarios that might emerge in India's northeast in 2016
Himalayan Frontier Forecast 2016: Nepal
25 January 2016
Dr Pramod Jaiswal looks at the headlining issues of 2015 to weigh in on what the current year could look like for the country 
East Asia Compass Forecast 2016: East Asia on the Cusp
22 January 2016
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra considers the foreign policy decisions East Asian countries will have to contend with in the new year

East Asia German Model: Unsuitable for Korean Unification
22 January 2016 Dr Rahul Raj argues that any effort to reunify North and South Koreas will require a strategy tailor-made for their case, in order to suceed
AIIB: Regional and Global Responses
21 January 2016 Madhura Balasubramaniam provides an overview of the key concerns of the US, EU and countries in Asia vis-à-vis  the AIIB
Indus-tan Forecast 2016: Another Year at the Crossroads for Pakistan
21 January 2016 Sushant Sareen takes stock of Pakistan's trajectory in 2015 and makes projections for the year ahead
India-Syria Syrian Foreign Minister in India: Some Answers, Some Questions
20 January 2016 Ambassador KP Fabian analyses Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Mohi Edine al Muallem's recent visit to India
Looking East Contours of Sino-Indian relations in 2016
20 January 2016 Wasbir Hussain analyses the potential trajectory of New Delhi-Beijing relations in the coming year
Taiwanese Presidential Elections A 'New Era' of Democracy in Taiwan: Implications for Regional Security & Economy
18 January 2016 Teshu Singh explains the recently concluded Taiwanese presidential election, and makes projections for the country, the region, and India
Strategic Space Forecast 2016: Nuclear Issues That Will Dominate the Year
18 January 2016 Dr Manpreet Sethi takes stock of key nuclear issues in 2016
The Strategist Forecast 2016: Pakistan, Aberrated Strategies and Strategic Stability
18 January 2016 Vice Adm (Retd) Vijay Shankar evaluates strategic stability and the military-jihadi nexus in Pakistan in 2016
Japan in Northeast India: A Potential Boost for New Delhi’s ‘Act East Policy’
18 January 2016 Ateetmani Brar explores the significance and potential of Japan's infrastructural investment in India's Northeastern states
Maritime Matters Forecast 2016: Indian Ocean Politics and Security
15 January 2016 Dr Vijay Sakhuja identifies four issues that will merit attention in the new year
Forecast 2016: On China-Pakistan Relations
15 January 2016
Dr Ghulam Ali makes projections for the direction of the bilateral relationship in the new year
Eagle Eye Forecast 2016: Difficult Days Ahead for Washington
15 January 2016 Chintamani Mahapatra weighs in on the US' foreign relations under the Obama administration in the new year
The Pathankot Terrorist Attack and India’s Afghanistan Policy
13 January 2016

Monish Gulati writes that the strengthening New Delhi-Kabul bilateral lies at the core of the terrorists' motivations to attack Indian assets in Pathankot and Afghanistan

Nepal’s Constitutional Questions and Madhesi Aspirations
7 January 2016 Dr Pramod Jaiswal explains the ongoing unrest among the Madhesis in Nepal, and proposes solutions for the same
Special Commentary Pathankot Attack: Airfield Ground Defence in Perspective
6 January 2016 Gp Capt (Retd) PI Muralidharan examines various aspects of Passive Air Defence in light of the recent attack
What are the Prospects for a Pakistan-US Nuclear Deal?
5 January 2016 Urmi Tat draws from the Carnegie-Stimson report, A Normal Nuclear Pakistan, to make prognostications for South Asian stability
Japan-South Korea: Resolving the Comfort Women Issue
4 January 2016 Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra considers the bilateral agreement and the value of its contents for the victims
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