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Wasbir Hussain is a journalist and political commentator, Wasbir Hussain is Executive Director, Centre for Development and Peace Studies, Guwahati, and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi. He is a two-time former Member of the National Security Advisory Board, Government of India. Hussain is currently Consulting Editor of Times Now TV and hosts a popular weekly English talk show on News Live channel ‘Talk Time with Wasbir Hussain’.

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Wasbir Hussain
Visiting Fellow

Rogue NDFB Pushed to the Wall?IPCS Commentary, No. 5107, 17 August 2016

Jihadis from Bangladesh: Eyeing Trans-Border Playing Fields?IPCS Commentary, No. 5077, 11 July 2016

Migration Issue in Assam: Going Beyond The RhetoricIPCS Commentary, No. 5059, 13 June 2016

Verdict 2016: AssamIPCS Commentary, No. 5034, 20 May 2016

A Vote For A New Assam?IPCS Commentary, No. 5018, 14 April 2016

Forecast 2016: Security Situation in Northeast IndiaIPCS Commentary, No. 4971, 25 January 2016

Contours of Sino-Indian relations in 2016IPCS Commentary, No. 4964, 20 January 2016

Can Suu Kyi Usher in True Democracy in Myanmar?IPCS Commentary, No. 4943, 11 December 2015

Meghalaya: The High Court Push for Army ActIPCS Commentary, No. 4930, 9 November 2015

Myanmar in New Delhi's Naga RiddleIPCS Commentary, No. 4920, 6 October 2015

China: ‘Peaceful’ Display of Military MightIPCS Commentary, No. 4908, 7 September 2015

Naga Peace Accord: Need to Reserve EuphoriaIPCS Commentary, No. 4904, 4 August 2015

Myanmar Polls: Test for Suu Kyi and DemocracyIPCS Commentary, No. 4900, 17 July 2015

Modi-fying India-Bangladesh TiesIPCS Commentary, No. 4889, 15 June 2015

China: Implications of Modi’s Visit on Northeast IndiaIPCS Commentary, No. 4879, 26 May 2015

Naga Peace Process: Gone Off TrackIPCS Commentary, No. 4869, 7 May 2015

Myanmar: Democracy in BrakesIPCS Commentary, No. 4856, 6 April 2015

Dimapur Lynching: Mirror to Nagaland’s Security SceneIPCS Commentary, No. 4848, 9 March 2015

Insurgency in Northeast India: The Chinese LinkIPCS Commentary, No. 4826, 2 February 2015

India’s Northeast: Need for a New Anti-Terror PolicyIPCS Commentary, No. 4792, 5 January 2015

India-China: Securitising WaterIPCS Commentary, No. 4760, 1 December 2014

India and Bangladesh: The Northeast ThrustIPCS Commentary, No. 4630, 27 August 2014

India’s Myanmar MissionIPCS Commentary, No. 4583, 29 July 2014

India-China 1962 War: An Open SecretIPCS Commentary, No. 4554, 11 July 2014

India, China and the MoU on BrahmaputraIPCS Commentary, No. 4544, 3 July 2014

Foreign Policy Challenges for ModiIPCS Commentary, No. 4463, 22 May 2014

Federalism and Foreign Policy: Do National Political Parties have ‘Regional Outlooks’?IPCS Commentary, No. 4272, 24 January 2014

Under Third Party Shadow?IPCS Commentary, No. 4184, 20 November 2013

Bangladesh Elections: The ‘Hifazat’ Factor and its Implications for IndiaIPCS Commentary, No. 4162, 1 November 2013

MoU on the Brahmaputra RiverIPCS Commentary, No. 4149, 24 October 2013

Will ULFA Wilt Under US Heat?IPCS Commentary, No. 1737, 11 May 2005

The Muslim Factor in Assam PoliticsIPCS Commentary, No. 1695, 13 April 2005

Manipur: Rebels as Moral PoliceIPCS Commentary, No. 1667, 10 March 2005

NDFB: Talking For a Truce, Then What?IPCS Commentary, No. 1555, 13 November 2004

Bhutan: Timing an AssaultIPCS Commentary, No. 1256, 23 December 2003

Northeast Indian Rebels Play Culture CopsIPCS Commentary, No. 1208, 12 November 2003

Rebel Storm in Assam’s Tea BowlIPCS Commentary, No. 1180, 15 October 2003

  External Publications

Population Policy will Work When Progress Reaches Chars, The Sentinel, 06 August 2016

14 Killed, 16 Injured in Rebel Attack in India's Assam State, Associated Press, 05 August 2016

Irom Sharmila is Free To Fast, End Fast, Contest Polls, or Marry, The Sentinel, 29 July 2016

Allies as Props in BJP's North-east Push, The Sentinel, 22 July 2016

AFSPA on 'Rights' Direction After Court Roadblock, The Sentinal, 16 July 2016

Bangladesh Jihadi Upsurge Cause for India's Worry, Sentinel, 08 July 2016

Naga Tribal Rebel Leader in Northeast India Dies at Age 87, Associated Press, 28 June 2016

Sonowal Government Must Work Like a Bulldozer, Stop Getting Feted, The Sentinel, 24 June 2016

In Northeast, Game Over for Congress?, Deccan Chronicle, 14 June 2016

Congress Slips Away from NE, BJP Filling Up Void, The Sentinel,10 June 2016

Team Sarba Can Change Assam only if They Stand United, Sentinel Assam, 28 May 2016

How BJP got it right, Deccan Chronicle, 20 May 2016

Hijacking regionalism, Asian Age, 19 January 2016

Loose tongue, foot-in-mouth by Assam politicians no good sign, The Sentinel, 02 January 2016


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