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Is Kashmir an integral part of India?
Is Kashmir an integral part of India?
Author presents a case for settling the issue of Kashmir. By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai. (08/18/2010) Read More...


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Swords and Ploughshares: Sustainable Security in Afghanistan Requires Sweeping U.S. Policy Overhaul
The breadth and complexity of the security challenges facing the United States abroad often defy solution through the application of military force alone. The Sustainable Security Program at the Cente... Read More...


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This I Believe (re: Afghanistan)
The author can’t agree with President Obama’s decision to escalate in Afghanistan, preferring a minimalist approach. By Thomas L. Friedman. (The New York Times, 12/01/2009) Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part I
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part II
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Obama must rethink rethinking Afghanistan
Either way the President's decision goes, the longer America goes without his resolution, the costlier the stakes become. By Doyle McManus. (The LA Times, 11/15/2009) Read More...


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Waziristan or Bust
The Pakistani military has been sleeping with the enemy while keeping the civilian government down. By Ahmed Rashid (YaleGlobal, 10/19/2009). Read More...


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India's 'Climatic' Shift
While accepting binding targets internationally still remains out of the question, India is now underlining that it is important for it to take on national commitments to enhance its global credibilit... Read More...


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What's Right With Afghanistan
The authors examine what successes are occurring in Afghanistan as well as the Afghani national opinion towards the war. By Michael O'Hanlon and Bruce Riedel (Brookings Institute, 9/02/2009) Read More...


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India Ignores Global Warming
Given what is happening in the Himalayas, India should be in the forefront of limiting emissions rather than leading in finger- pointing against others to satisfy the commercial interests of local in... Read More...


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Battle Begins When Fighting Ends in Pakistan
To be sure, the fighting isn’t over, but the hard part is actually what comes next. Success will be short lived without a comprehensive, long-term strategy to ensure stability. By David Kampf (Asia Ch... Read More...


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How Not To End A War
Mikhail Gorbachev called Afghanistan “our bleeding wound”. Why hasn’t Nato learned from the Soviet Union’s mistakes? By Victor Sebestyen (New Statesman, 08/13/2009) Read More...


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Authoritarianism in Pakistan
This article deciphers the formative and differing impacts that British colonialism left on Pakistan and India, especially in terms of the role of military. By Zoltan Barany. (Policy Review, August... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview:  Rafael Broch, Just Journalism
IA-Forum Interview: Rafael Broch, Just Journalism
IA Forum speaks with Rafael Broch, Director of Strategy for Just Journalism, about news coverage and journalism issues around the world. By Marisa Kendall. (08/12/2009) Read More...


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Where the Real Fight Is
Article argues that Pakistan, not Afghanistan, should be the focus of Obama's war on terror. By Michael Cohen & Parag Khanna (Foreign Policy, 07/16/2009). Read More...


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Think Again: Asia's Rise
Minxin Pei refutes the myth about the dawn of an Asian Age by highlighting political, environmetal, and ideological problems facing emerging Asian powers. (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, ... Read More...


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Sri Lanka’s Judiciary
The Sri Lankan government must reform the country’s judicial system urgently if the military defeat of the Tamil Tigers is to lead to a lasting peace. (Crisis Group, 06/30/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan's Election Challenges
The enormous international resources and attention now focused on Afghanistan’s elections must be channelled into strategically strengthening the country’s political institutions. (International Crisi... Read More...


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Time to Bring Mahatma Gandhi Back
India’s essential challenge is to take up Gandhi’s mantle and boldly imagine a future that is different from the West’s present, writes Mira Kamdar. (Project Syndicate, 06/11/2009) Read More...


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Changing Focus in Pakistan
The local participatory approach to development is an alternative to the terribly wasteful and even harmful top-down approach to international aid used previously in Pakistan. By Yossef Ben-Meir. (Asi... Read More...


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Why LTTE Failed
Its performance in Eelam War IV glaringly displayed Prabakaran’s limitations in mastering the art of conventional warfare. By R. Hariharan (Frontline, 05/08/2009) Read More...


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Change We Can’t Believe In
Pakistan's military has used the threat from militant groups to maintain power, delegitimize the civilian government and—most crucial of all—keep aid flowing from the United States, says Fareed Zakari... Read More...


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Afghanistan Report: A Ten-Year Framework for the Future
Chairman of the Institute for State Effectiveness and former Afghan Minister of Finance Dr. Ashraf Ghani outlines a medium-term framework for state-building in Afghanistan. (Atlantic Council, April 20... Read More...


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India's Electoral Politics
As the world's largest democracy goes to the polls, this Backgrounder looks at the laws, major players, and issues, including economic reform, caste, and religion, that have shaped India's politics. ... Read More...


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How Dangerous Are the Taliban?
The Taliban and al Qaeda may not pose enough of a threat to the United States to make a long war in Afghanistan worth the costs, writes John Mueller. (Foreign Affairs, 04/15/2009) Read More...


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Development Assistance and Conflict in Sri Lanka
Before committing any additional development assistance, donors must insist that the government has taken tangible steps towards democratic political transformation in both the north and the east. (Cr... Read More...


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Nerves On Test
No political solution is in sight to conflict in Sri Lanka even as the prolonged war spells misery to hapless citizens caught in the crossfire. By B. Murlidhar Reddy (Frontline, 04/11/2009) Read More...


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Dancing To The Terrorists' Tune
The lack of faith between India and Pakistan is preventing a concerted effort to combat terrorist threats. By Jawed Nazvi (DAWN, 04/02/2009) Read More...


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BANGLADESH GOVT TO MODERNIZE AGRI SECTOR
Bangladesh Prime Minister stepped toward the support for Agricultural sector in rural area. (TMC net .com, 03/22/2009) Read More...


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Sri Lanka: Roads to Development
The World Bank fosters the infrastructure development in Sri Lanka. This is an important step for development. (World Bank, 03/16/2009) Read More...


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