Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 06:55
Paper No. 5687 Dated 22-Apr-2014
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
A paper produced by late B. Raman in 2013 on the consequences of US withdrawal from Afghanistan in end 2014 is reproduced below. The points made by him including India’s options are still relevant. The only change if any is that the Haqqani network has emerged stronger thanks to the total support given by ISI of Pakistan. -- Director
Can 1996 Repeat itself in Afghanistan?
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:43
Note No. 715 Dated 22-Apr-2014
By Col R. Hariharan
Why Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa is tweaking the Muslim community, which by and large had been his loyal political partner?
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:23
Note No. 714 Dated 18-Apr-2014
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
It is generally agreed that the main task of the present Koirala government should be to get on with constitution making within one year. This urgency has been reflected in almost all the manifestos of the parties during the November elections and continued to be mouthed now and then. But the ground realities appear to be different!
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:21
Paper No. 5686 Dated 16-Apr-2014
By Dr Subhash Kapila
Indonesia finally shed its strategic ambiguity in March 2014 on the China-generated South China Sea conflicts by Indonesian officials asserting that China’s Nine Dash Line is in conflict with Indonesia’s maritime sovereignty around the Natuna Inlands in response to increased Chinese military activities in the Southern Segment of the South China Sea.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:28
Paper No. 5685 Dated 14-Apr-2014
By Bhaskar Roy
Sometime during the fall this year Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to visit India as part of the agreed high level bilateral exchange.