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Myanmar - The Kachin Conflict- The way to deal with it

Paper No. 6276                                               Dated 05-Jul-2017

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

(The Kachins have over 500 Kms of border with India mainly in Arunachal Pradesh. Of the border with Myanmar, the Kachin border is the most peaceful and stable on both sides of the border in India and Myanmar.  Unfortunately, it is the least developed both in terms of infrastructure and inter action.  This needs to change)

Doklam Standoff-China Violates agreements with India and Bhutan

Paper No. 6275                                            Dated 05-Jul-2017

By Bhaskar Roy

Nepal: Successful Conduct of Second Phase of Local Body Polls: Update No. 351

Note No. 786                           Dated 3-July-2017
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 

Global Flashpoints generating Indian Foreign Policy Challenges in 2017

Paper No. 6274                                   Dated 03-Jul-2017

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Major global flashpoints generating challenges for Indian foreign policy stretch from North Korea to the Middle East via the South China Sea disputes, China’s disruptive strategies in South Asia, Pakistan’s Islamic terrorism exports  and the explosive Saudi-Iran confrontation and ultimately the external military interventions in Syria.

West Asia: Saud Family Wants to Imprison the Entire Peninsula

Paper No. 6273              Dated 30-June-2017

  Guest Column By Ravi Sundaralingam

The 13 points demand made by Saudi Arabia and its allies against Qatar, their erstwhile cousins and co-sponsors of Wahabi/ Salafi -Jihadi extremism/ militancy, is weird as anything one can imagine.

We have grouped the Saudi demands into two categories to understand the mind-sets writing these demands.

Part 1 lists five that deal with Saudi views on Freedom, Society and National Sovereignty.

Nepal: Deuba Takes over as 40th Prime Minister Update No. 350

Note No. 785      Dated  27-June-2017
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Sher Bahadur Deuba of Nepali Congress took over as 40th Prime Minister on 6th June on the basis of an understanding with former PM Dahal who resigned after the first phase of the Local Body Elections.
 

GHAZWA-e-HIND – Revival and Re- assertion is dangerous to Indian Security:

Paper No. 6272                               Dated 23-June-2017
 
By R. Upadhyay
 
The Indian Media on June 5 mentioned about a recorded message of Zakir Musa the former Hizbul Mujhahideen Commander of Kashmir that  slammed the Indian Muslims for not joining Islamic jihad for ‘Gazwa-e-Hind’(the final and last battle for the conquest of India). This provocative audio message included the following excerpts: 
 

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