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Syed Ata Hasnain

India’s response measured, escalation a challenge

In the wake of these developments, the Indian government needs to ratchet up its diplomatic campaign to an even higher level of engagement.

28 Feb 2019 2:24 AM

To succeed in J&K; Army, police alone not enough

Pakistan’s Deep State is aware of the reluctance of the Indian establishment to do a full reach out and engagement.

21 Feb 2019 12:31 AM

Jammu & Kashmir: elected government, new strategy needed

The Pakistan Army is hamstrung by the state of the economy but will not openly hold out an olive branch.

06 Jan 2019 8:03 AM

Why Kartarpur Sahib initiative may go sour

It was Navjot Singh Sidhu’s presence at the Pakistani ceremony which really became contentious.

05 Dec 2018 12:48 AM

Stop hate, divisiveness to deter terror strikes

For terrorists, there is never a need for penetration of the coastline or borders if reliable sleeper agents exist.

26 Nov 2018 1:05 AM

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Why a J&K ‘solution’ by Pak mantri won’t work

Mazari chose to blame previous governments in Pakistan on a variety of issues, starting with a lack of their commitment towards J&K.

05 Nov 2018 5:26 AM

Challenges for the new leadership in Kashmir

The governor will obviously meet groups of people from all these areas and will need to be a quiet listener.

28 Aug 2018 12:41 AM

For Imran, India might not be biggest problem

India is far too involved in its own internal challenges to desire any turbulence at the borders or in Jammu and Kashmir.

04 Aug 2018 1:54 AM

As Russia rises, world turns ‘quasi-multipolar’

The decline of Russia following the end of the Cold War was mistakenly seen as something in perpetuity.

05 Jul 2018 6:08 AM

What next in Kashmir? Tough choices for govt

The separatists and the terror groups, a little surprised by the government initiative, also couldn’t reorganise themselves.

13 Jun 2018 1:26 AM

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J&K’s Ramzan truce: A risk worth taking?

To be fair to the critics, the move for the COO, or “truce”, took almost everyone by surprise.

22 May 2018 6:46 AM

As Modi & Xi re-engage, what’s on China’s mind

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting China and will meet President Xi Jinping on April 27-28 in an informal summit at Wuhan.

27 Apr 2018 12:24 AM

Indians in conflict zones: ‘Military diplomacy’ vital

Indians by and large are considered peaceful members of any society in which they reside.

24 Mar 2018 12:06 AM

In 2018, stabilising of J&K is a key challenge

In recent weeks, some important events outline just how the Deep State’s strategy has been panning.

05 Feb 2018 12:17 AM

In 2018, expect LoC to get even more active

Currently, Pakistan is witnessing a political vacuum with all its mainstream parties in disarray.

29 Dec 2017 1:24 AM

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9 years after 26/11: Is a major attack in offing?

The past nine years have seen a revolution in technology, which has helped transnational terror groups in no small measure.

27 Nov 2017 4:09 AM

Lone wolf attacks: The threat to India is real

Politics in India also has a nasty habit of turning from a perfectly normal run to something completely outlandish, more so when elections are due.

09 Nov 2017 2:35 AM

After Doklam, more ‘realism’ by China’s PLA?

The feasibility of China wishing to push for a major Indian military embarrassment remains an option.

03 Nov 2017 12:36 AM

India-US ties: Can’t wish away Pak factor

India appears to form an increasingly important part of America’s new worldview.

23 Oct 2017 3:04 AM

Where is ISIS headed? Just link the dots

The summit was an excellent exposition primarily on the Middle East and marginally on Europe.

14 Oct 2017 1:23 AM

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