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D. Suba Chandran is Director at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi. His primary area of research includes Pakistan; Afghanistan; and Jammu & Kashmir.

He is currently working on two books titled “The Gathering Storm: Pakistan in the Next Decade” and “State Failure, Fragility and Stability in South Asia” (to be published shortly). Some of his other research focus include “Revisiting the New Silk Route: Gas Pipelines and Electricity Corridors in South and Central Asia,” “Early Warnings to Conflict and Peace Audit” and “Taliban’s Ideologies and Strategies.”

He edits an annual titled Armed Conflicts in South Asia, published by the Routledge. He writes a weekly column on regional security in Rising Kashmir, an English daily and regular commentaries in the Tribune and occasionally for other news papers.

He is an Associate at the Pakistan Study Research Unit (PSRU), University of Bradford. Earlier he was a Visiting Professor at the Pakistan Studies Programme, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delh and a Visiting Fellow at the following places: Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, UK; ACDIS, University of Urbana-Champaign; and the University of Jammu, J&K.

He holds a PhD in international relations from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi and a MA in Political Science from Madras Christian College (MCC), Chennai.

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PUBLICATIONS

 

Books

#Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2010: Growing Religious Violence and Leftwing Extremism (New Delhi: Routledge, 2011) (Co-edited)
#Looking through Northeast: Alternative Strategies towards Southeast Asia (New Delhi: Samskriti, 2011) (Co-edited)
#India's Foreign Policy: Old Problems, New Challenges (New Delhi: Macmillan, 2011) (Co-edited)
#Countering Terrorism: Building a Common Approach in SAARC (New Delhi: MacMillan, 2010) (Co-edited)
#The Kashmir Dispute: Making Borders Irrelevant (New Delhi: Samskriti, 2009) (Co-authored)
#Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2009: Continuing Violence, Failing Peace Processes (New Delhi: Routledge, 2010) (Co-edited)
#India and NATO (New Delhi: McMillan, 2009) (Co-edited)
#Radical Islam and Democracy: Indian and Southeast Asian Experiences, (New Delhi: KAS, 2009) Co-edited
# Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2008 (New Delhi: Routledge, 2008) (Co-edited)
# The Last Colony: Muzaffarabad-Gilgit-Baltistan (New Delhi: India Research Press, 2008) (Co-edited)
# Radical Islam and International Terrorism (New Delhi: KAF, 2007) (Co-edited)
# Armed Conflicts and Peace Processes in South Asia 2006 (New Delhi: Samskriti Publishers, 2006) (Edited)
# Jammu & Kashmir: Preparing for a New Beginning (New Delhi: Samskriti Publishers, 2006) (Co-Edited)
# Limited War: Revisiting Kargil in Indo-Pak Conflicts (New Delhi: India Research Press, 2005)
# Indo-Pak Conflicts: Ripe to Resolve? (New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2005) (Co-authored)
# Jammu and Kashmir: Charting a Future (New Delhi: Samskriti Publishers, 2005) (Co-edited)
# Bio-Terrorism and Bio-Defence (New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2005) (Co-edited)
# Missing Boundaries: Refugees, Migrants, Stateless and Internally Displaced Persons in South Asia (New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2003) (Co-edited)
# Terrorism Post 9/11: An Indian Perspective (New Delhi: Manohar Publisher, 2003) (Co-edited)
# Kashmir: The Way Ahead (New Delhi: IPCS Topical Series, 2002) (Co-edited)
# India and Pakistan: The Agra Summit and After (New Delhi: IPCS Topical Series, 2001) (Co-edited)
# Lethal Fields: Landmines in South Asia (New Delhi: Sudha Printing Press, 2001) (Co-authored)

Chapters in Books

#“Security and Conflict Resolution Research in India,” in Moonis Ahmar ed., Conflict Resolution Research in South Asia  ((Karachi: University of Karachi, 2010), pp.109-136.
#“Countering Terrorism: Perspectives from India” in Dipankar Banerjee et al (eds)  Countering Terrorism: Building a Common Approach in SAARC (New Delhi: MacMillan, 2010)
#“FATA & NWFP: Spreading Anarchy,” in D. Suba Chandran and PR Chari, eds.,
# Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2009: : Continuing Violence, Failing Peace Processes (New Delhi: Routledge, 2010) pp.62-82
# “J&K,” in D. Suba Chandran and PR Chari, eds., Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2008 (New Delhi: Routledge, 2010) pp.83-102.
# “Pakistan: The War of Tribes,” in D. Suba Chandran and PR Chari, eds., Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2008 (New Delhi: Routledge, 2008) pp.71-91
# “J&K: From Militancy to Jihad,” “Pakistan: The War of Tribes,” in D. Suba Chandran and PR Chari, eds., Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2008 (New Delhi: Routledge, 2008) pp.92-117.
# “Sectarian Violence in Northern Areas,” in P Stobdan and Suba Chandran eds., The Last Colony: Muzaffarabad-Gilgit-Baltistan (New Delhi: India Research Press, 2008) pp. 55-86
# “Northern Areas: Myths, Facts and Politics,” in P Stobdan and Suba Chandran eds., The Last Colony: Muzaffarabad-Gilgit-Baltistan (New Delhi: India Research Press, 2008) pp. 177-202
# “Jihadis Regroup: Post Earthquake Changes inside PoK,” in Dipankar Banerjee & Suba Chandran, ed., Jammu & Kashmir: Preparing for a New Beginning (New Delhi: Samskriti Publishers, 2006) (Co-Edited)
# “J&K: Infiltration Declines, Violence Persists,” in D Suba Chandran ed., Armed Conflicts and Peace Processes in South Asia 2006 (New Delhi: Samskriti Publishers, 2006) pp. 30-65
# “Pakistan: Tribal Troubles in Balochistan and Waziristan,” in D Suba Chandran ed., Armed Conflicts and Peace Processes in South Asia 2006 (New Delhi: Samskriti Publishers, 2006) pp. 159-179
# “India and Armed Nonstate Actors in the Kashmir Conflict,” in WPS Sidhu et al, ed., Kashmir: New Voices, New Approaches (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2006) pp. 80-107
# “Intra-State Armed Conflicts in South Asia: Impact on Regional Security,” in Dev Raj Dahal and Nishchal Nath Pandey, ed., Comprehensive Security in South Asia (New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2006)  pp. 159-175
# “Non State Actors in South Asia: Who will Use Bio Weapons and Against Whom,” in PR Chari and Suba Chandran eds., Bio-Defence and Bio-Terrorism (New Delhi: Manohar, 2005) pp. 143-162
# “Suicide terrorism: An Enquiry,” in A Subramanyam Raju ed., Terrorism in South Asia (New Delhi: India Research Press, 2004) pp.219-230
# “Refugees in South Asia: Security Threat or a Security Tool,” in PR Chari et al, ed., Missing Boundaries: Refugees, Migrants, Stateless and Internally Displaced Persons in South Asia (New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2003) pp. 151-172
# “The Naxalite Movement” in Monique Mekenkamp et al, ed., Searching for Peace in South Asia (London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2002) pp.   (Co-authored) 
# “Caste Violence and Class in Bihar: The Ranvir Sena” in Monique Mekenkamp et al, ed., Searching for Peace in South Asia (London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2002) pp.   (Co-authored) 
# “Conflict in Kashmir” in Karan Sawhny ed., Kashmir: How far can Vajpayee and Musharraf go? (New Delhi: Peace Initiatives, 2001) pp.1-23.
# “Why Kargil? Pakistan’s Objectives and Motivations,” in Maj. Gen. Ashok Krishna and P R Chari eds., Kargil: Tables Turned (New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2001) pp. 23038
# “Role of the United States: Mediator or Mere Facilitator?” in Maj. Gen. Ashok Krishna and P R Chari eds., Kargil: Tables Turned (New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2001) pp. 205-220
# “Meeting the Demand: Illegal Domestic Production of Small Arms in India” in Dipankar Banerjee, ed., South Asia at Gun Point (Colombo: RCSS, 2000) pp. 119-134.

Journal/Magazine Articles, Issue Briefs and Research Reports:

# “The New Great Instability: Afghanistan after the American Exit,” Journal of Defence Studies, Vol.4, No.4, October 2010,http://www.idsa.in/system/files/jds_4_4_dschandran.pdf
# “Alternative Regional Strategy for India: A Charm Offensive to Win the Hearts and Minds,”IPCS Issue Brief, January 2011http://www.ipcs.org/issue-brief/india/alternative-regional-strategy-for-india-a-charm-offensive-to-win-161.html
# “The New Great Instability: Afghanistan after the American Exit,” Journal of Defence Studies, Vol.4, No.4, October 2010
http://www.idsa.in/system/files/jds_4_4_dschandran.pdf
# “Is Pakistan Re-positioning itself in Kashmir?: Islamabad’s Five Likely Strategies,” IPCS Issue Brief 156, October 2011
http://www.ipcs.org/issue-brief/pakistan/is-pakistan-re-positioning-itself-in-kashmir-islamabads-five-likely-156.html
# “What Next after the All Party Delegation Visit?: A 3-C Strategy for Kashmir,” Issue Brief 155, September 2010
http://www.ipcs.org/issue-brief/india/what-next-after-the-all-party-delegation-visit-a-3-155.html
# “American Military Operations inside Pakistan: Will it help the US, Pakistan and India?,” IPCS Issue Brief 152, May 2010
http://www.ipcs.org/issue-brief/india/american-military-operations-inside-pakistan-will-it-help-the-us-152.html
# “The Fragile Regions of South Asia: Why States Fail in Parts?,” IPCS Issue Brief 150, May 2010
http://www.ipcs.org/issue-brief/india/the-fragile-regions-of-south-asia-why-states-fail-in-150.html
# “Pir Panjal Regional Festival: Integrating the Isolated Border Districts in J&K & Building Peace from Below,” IPCS Issue Brief 142, April 2010
# “Expanding Cross-LoC Interactions,” IPCS Issue Brief 131, September 2009
# “Harnessing Indus: From Treaty to Governance,” IPCS Issue Brief 129, September 2009
# “India’s Disaster Relief Diplomacy,” Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, Vol.4, No.2, April-June 2009, pp. 63-80 (Co-authored)
# Failure or Functional Anarchy? Understanding Weak/Failing States in South Asia, IPCS Issue Brief 98, April 2009, http://www.ipcs.org/pdf_file/issue/IB100-Suba-FailingStates.pdf
# US and the Af-Pak Strategy: Pakistan’s Interests & Likely Responses, IPCS Issue Brief 98, April 2009, http://www.ipcs.org/pdf_file/issue/IB98-Suba-AfPak.pdf
# Violence against Women in Swat: Why blame only Taliban?, IPCS Issue Brief 97, April 2009, http://www.ipcs.org/pdf_file/issue/IB97-Suba-WomenSwat.pdf
#"Poonch Festival: A Strategy to integrate Border Regions in J&K," IPCS Special Report 65, January 2009
# "Fighting Terrorism: Strengthen and Modernize State Police," IPCS Issue Brief 88, December 2008
# "Sectarian Violence in Pakistan’s Kurram Agency," Pakistan Security Research Unit (PSRU) Brief Number 40. September 2008
# “I have a dream for Pakistan”: A Critique of Zardari’s Plan," IPCS Issue Brief 83, September 2008,
# "Mending fences: Changing trends in Kashmiri militancy," Jane's Intelligence Review, August 2008, pp. 18-22
# “ISI: The War Within,” CLAWS Issue Brief, August 2008
# "Pakistan's Economy: Pangs of Political Instability," IPCS Issue Brief 72, June 2008
# "Cross-LoC Trade: Challenges and Opportunities in J&K," IPCS Issue Brief 66, May 2008
# “Attacks on Uzbek Militants in South Waziristan: Issues and Implications of an Internal Jihad,” Pakistan Security Research Unit (PSRU) Brief no.9, April 2007
# “Soft, Porous or Rigid? Towards Stable Borders in South Asia,” South Asian Survey, June 2007, Vol. 14, No. 1, 117-128
# “Pakistan’s Endgame in Kashmir: India’s Options,” Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, Vol.1, No.3, July-September 2006, pp. 85-103
# “Balochistan: Is the Insurgency slowing down?,” Security and Society, Winter 2006, Vol.2, No.2, pp.157-168
# “Pakistan in 2007: Year of Elections and Confusion,” Agni, October-December 2006, Vol.9, No.4, pp.12-26
# “Rajouri: Seeds of a Silent Revolution,” Economic and Political Weekly, July 8-14/15-21 2006, pp. 2979-80\
# “Reconnecting Ladakh & Reviving the Silk Route,” Epilogue, November 2007, pp.11-15
# “J&K as Land of Contact,” Epilogue, September 2007, pp.14-22
# “Is the Conflict Transforming in J&K: Preparing for a new Beginning,” Mainstream, 13 August 2005, Vol. XLII, No.34, pp.42-45
# “Indo-US Nuclear Agreement: Issues and Implications,” Sainik Samachar, 1-15 September 2005, Vol. 52, No.17, pp.2-3.
# “Jammu and Kashmir: A Political Road Map for India,” Trishul, Vol.27, no.1, 2004,pp.24-33
# “Cricket as a CBM towards Kashmir,” Mainstream, 26 June 2004, Vol XLII, No.27, pp.9-10 (Co-authored)
# “Monitoring an Active Border: A Case for Neutral Observers,” Swords and Ploughshares 25, no.3, Winter 2003-04, pp.3-5
# “Conflict in Kashmir: A Profile,” Peace Initiatives, Vol. 6 no. 4-6 July-December 2000, pp. 1-23.
# “Drug Trafficking and the Security of State: A case study of Pakistan,” Strategic Analysis, September 1998

BACKGROUND

D. Suba Chandran is Director at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi. His primary area of research includes Pakistan's internal security; Afghanistan; and Jammu & Kashmir. He is currently working on Indus Water Governance - a study aimed at improving the process of water governance and addressing the concenrns of various subregions in the Indus Basin region. He is also working on - State Failure in South Asia, exploring what constitutes state failure/fragility in the South Asian context; especially focussing on stability-instability curve and failure in parts, and testing hypotheses of cyclic failure and functional anarchy.

He is also an Associate at the Pakistan Study Research Unit (PSRU), University of Bradford, and a Consulting Editor of a monthly magazine – Epilogue, published from J&K. He edits an annual – Armed Conflicts in South Asia, published by Routledge. Earlier he was a Visiting Fellow at the following places: Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, UK; ACDIS, University of Urbana-Champaign; University of Jammu, J&K.

 

Articles/Commentaries in Media 

"Why is Afghanistan important to India?," The Friday Times, 24 January 2014

"Roads and Rails: The Missing Revolution," Rising Kashmir, 23 January 2014

"Pakistan in 2014," Rising Kashmir, 16 January 2014

"Hang Musharraf Hang," Rising Kashmir, 10 January 2014

"Afghan survival after 2014," The Tribune, 21 December, 2013

"Drone attacks, a convenient explanation," The Hindu, 16 November 2013

"Shooting for a Century: The India-Pakistan Conundrum," The Book Reveiw, Vol.37, No.10, October 2013

"South Asia: Common Future," The Friday Times, September 27 - October 3

"US-Pakistan nuclear deal," The Tribune, 23 August 2013

"Ramban Firing: State not Performing," The Tribune, 08 August 2013

"International Security, Afghanistan and 2014: Seeds of Instability," The Book Review, Vol.37, No.6, June 2013

"Chhattisgarh Massacre: Local Battles and the Larger War," The Tribune, 5 June 2013

"Return of the General", Rising Kashmir, 27 March 2013

"Friends of Pir Panjal" Rising Kashmir, 21 March 2013

"Angry Young Men" Rising Kashmir, 14 March 2013

"An Indian Pivot to the Asia Pacific: From Look East to Indo-Pacific" Tribune, 9 March 2013

"Karachi and Quetta in flames" Rising Kashmir, 06 March 2013

"Rajouri in Transition" Rising Kashmir, 27 February 2013

"Dialogue of the Deaf" Rising Kashmir, 21 February 2013

"Winding roads, binding accidents," Rising Kashmir, 26 January 2013

"Talking to the Taliban: Who is folloing Whom," The Tribune, 22 June 2013

"Forging common South Asian identity," Rising Kashmir, 12 January 2013

"Political problems, legal resolutions," Rising Kashmir, 7 December 2012

"Cross-LoC Trade: Incremental Concessions, Strategic Disenchantment," Rising Kashmir, 24 November 2012

"Sufism, Salafism and State in Pakistan: Makings of an Internal Jihad," The Tribune, 17 November 2012

"Nobel Peace Prize for SAARC?," Rising Kashmir, 27 October 2012

"Sectarian Violence in Pakistan," The Tribune, 1 October 2012

"The Great Game,"Rising Kashmir, 29 September 2012

"South Asia: Sub-Regions and Regional Connectivity," Rising Kashmir, 15 September 2012

"Sri Lanka: the war is over, but not the conflict," Rising Kashmir, 1 September 2012

"From Washington to Waziristan," The Tribune, 27 August 2012

"Safeguarding Nuclear Assets," Rising Kashmir, 18 August 2012

"Political crisis in Pakistan: Too much expectations from new PM," The Tribune, 17 July 2012

"Dealing With Pakistan," Geopolitics, July 2012, pp.62-64

"Fixers and framers of Pakistan," The Rising Kashmir, 30 June 2012

"Pakistan's tottering economy: A budget aimed at elections," The Tribune, 23 June 2012

"Revisioning the Silk Route-III, " The Rising Kashmir, 15 June 2012

"Poonch and Rajouri going through transition," The Rising Kashmir, 9 June 2012

"Revisioning the Silk Route-II,"
The Rising Kashmir, 2 June 2012

Reading Pakistan: What Next After the Judicial Coup, My Lord?

Radha Vinod Raju: A Tribute

Conflict Alert: Rohingyas, Rakhines and Regional Security

Pakistan: Declining Foreign Direct Investment

"Revisioning the Silk Route-I," The Rising Kashmir, 25 May 2012

"US & Pakistan in Afghanistan: Estranged partners and allies,"
The Tribune, 16 May 2012

"Two Talibans,"
The Rising Kashmir, 11 May 2012

Reading Pakistan: Imprisonment for Helping Nab bin Laden

Reading Pakistan: Reopening the NATO Supply

Reading Pakistan: How does Pakistan see the War on Terrorism?

Reading Pakistan: Stand-Off on NATO Supply Line

"India's peripheries, New Delhi and border interactions," Rising Kashmir, 21 April 2012

"What are American interests in Balochistan,"
Rising Kashmir, 7 April 2012

"Im the Dim proves to be street smart,"
The Pioneer, 2 April 2012

"Imran Khan: New Phenomenon or a Big Bubble?,"
Rising Kashmir, 23 March 2012

"Peace vs Process,"
Rising Kashmir, 10 March 2012

‘Balochistan’ as a Strategic Issue vs the ‘Baloch’ as a Political Problem

Indo-Pak Nuclear CBMs: The Road to Nowhere

"What does India want in Afghanistan?,"
The Fridaytimes, February 24 - March 01, 2012 - Vol. XXIV, No. 02

"Peripheries as Bridges,"
The Rising Kashmir, 24 February 2012

"Trust deficit must be bridged first,"
The Pioneer, 23 February 2012

"The curious case of Iran," The Rising Kashmir, 10 February 2012

"Sorry for the democratic intervention," The Rising Kashmir, 14 January 2012

"Dialogue of dangerous kind: Games being played by US, Pakistan and Taliban," The Tribune, 12 January 2012

"Case for Delhi meet on Kabul: Role of regional stakeholders is crucial," The Tribune, 4 January 2012

"The Bonn Summit and after: Threats and realities in Afghanistan," The Tribune, 12 December 2011

"All that noise is business just as usual," Daily News and Analysis, 9 December 2011

"What if US-Pak ties break?,"
Epilogue, Vol. 5, Issue 11, November 2011

"Likely Outcomes in Afghanistan,"
The Tribune, 30 November 2011

"Lashkar-e-Toiba’s end-game - Building proxies, indigenous terror network,"
The Tribune, 17 October 2011

"Haqqanis, US and Pakistan - Will they cross the Rubicon?,"
The Tribune, 27 September 2011

"Options before Gen Kayani," The Tribune, 27 June 2011

"India must stand up as a nation," The Pioneer, 8 June 2011

"India should talk to Taliban," The Tribune, 1 June 2011

"Cross-LoC Trade: Strengthening an Opportunity," The Rising Kashmir, 11 April 2011

"From Tunisia, with Jasmines: An Impending Unrest,"Daily Excelsior, 1 February 2011

"Exploring alternative strategies: Improving the governance process (in J&K)," Daily Excelsior, 25 January 2011

"Bellum omnium contra omnes: Karachi burns, again," Daily Excelsior, 18 January 2011

"Plan B for India in Afghanistan: Let Pakistan remain entrapped," The Tribune, 11 January 2011

"After Salman Taseer's Assassination: End of Protest against Blasphemy Law?," Daily Excelsior, 25 January 2011

"The Next Decade: Challenges, Silver linings and a Shared futures (in J&K)," Daily Excelsior, 25 January 2011

"Kabul to Kashmir," Daily Excelsior, 27 December 2011

"Karakoram Airway," Daily Excelsior, 20 December 2010

"Implications of Iran going Nuclear," Tribune, 18 December 2010

"Learning from China: Regions as Engines of Growth," Daily Excelsior, 13 December 2010

"Lisbon Dialogue on Kabul," Tribune, 29 November 2010

"Channelising the Youth: Sports University," Daily Excelsior, 06 December 2010

"Lisbon Dialogue on Kabul," Tribune, 29 November 2010

"Building Border towns," Daily Excelsior, 30 November 2010

"Reviving the Silk Route," Daily Excelsior, 22 November 2010

"Three Regions, Multiple Peripheries," Daily Excelsior, 15 November 2010

"After American Exit: Foreign Militants in FATA," Daily Excelsior, 08 November 2010

"The Taliban’s social wars," The Tribune,08 November 2010

"Pak-Afghan Transit Agreement," Daily Excelsior, 01 November 2010

"Talking to the Taliban," Daily Excelsior, 25 October 2010

"Tackling Social Disasters: Case for a Conflict Management Authority," The Tribune, 10 October 2010

"Kalabagh, Again," Daily Excelsior, 18 October 2010

"Pakistan: Now a Jihad against Sufism," Daily Excelsior, 11 October 2010

"Kashmir: Is Pakistan Re-positioning itself?," Daily Excelsior, 04 October 2010

"An Indus Community," Daily Excelsior, 27 September 2010

"Friends of Pir Panjal," Daily Excelsior, 20 September 2010

"Afghanistan: Preparing for 2014 and After," Salute, September 2010, pp 12-13

"Navigating the Indus: Building a Community from the Treaty," Epilogue, September 2010, pp.22-28

"China's Soft Underbelly," Daily Excelsior, 13 September 2010

"Sialkot, London and Lahore," Daily Excelsior, 6 September 2010

"China and Kashmir, again," Daily Excelsior, 30 August 2010

"Pakistan Floods," Daily Excelsior, 23 August 2010

"Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kashmir: Makings of a Storm," Salute, August 2010, pp 32-33

"Rebuilding Ladakh," Daily Excelsior, 16 August 2010

"Self Defeating Doctrine," Geopolitics, August 2010, pp.66-67

"Need for a State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA)," Daily Excelsior, 9 August 2010

"Construction of Diamer-Bhasha Dam," Daily Excelsior, 2 August 2010

"Kabul Conference," Daily Excelsior, 26 July 2010

"Pir Panjal Festival," Daily Excelsior, 19 July 2010

"This is not spontaneous violence," The Pioneer, 20 July 2010

"Indian Army and Operation Sadbhavana: Sui Generis," Salute, July 2010,pp 34-35

"Pir Panjal festival," Daily Excelsior, 19 July 2010

"Karakoram Railway?," Daily Excelsior, 12 July 2010

"Reopening the Mughal road: What next?," Daily Excelsior, 5 July 2010

"Cross-LoC Trade: The Problem of Proxies," Rising Kashmir, 30 June 2010

"Invoke the spirit of Invictus in J&K," Daily Excelsior, 28 June 2010

"Afghan Taliban networks and ISI: Who controls whom?," Daily Excelsior, 22 June 2010

"Militants Home Coming," Salute, June 2010

"Waters: Is Pakistan's game plan changing?," Daily Excelsior, 14 June 2010

"The peace jirga in Afghanistan," Daily Excelsior, 7June 2010

"A three-C Strategy vis-a-vis China," Daily Excelsior,  01 June 2010

"Why Pakistan will not act against the Lashkar?," Salute, May 2010

"Karachi: Recurring Violence,” Rising Kashmir, 28 May 2010

“The Punjabi Taliban, JeM Connection,” Daily Excelsior, 24 May 2010

“Debating China’s Endgame in J&K,” Daily Excelsior,  17 May 2010

“Jihad of the Elite,” Daily Excelsior,  14 May 2010

“Cross-LoC Trade: Preparing for the Third Year,” Rising Kashmir, 7 May 2010

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