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India’s Ascendant Power Trajectory Arrested by ‘Strategic Restraint’ and ‘Risk Aversion’ Policies

Paper No.  6175                                Dated 29-Sept-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

India in 2016 perceptionaly viewed globally as an ascendant power with potential to emerge as an independent power centre ironically stands weighed down miserably by its legacies of ‘Strategic Restraint’ and ‘Risk Aversion’ which perceptionaly emasculate its Pakistan policies

Russia’s Unfriendly Political Signalling to India on Pakistan

Paper No. 6173                                    Dated 26-Sept-2016

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

Russia’s promiscuous relationship with Pakistan while at the same time professing enduring commitment to its long-standing ‘Special Strategic Partnership’ with India should no longer fool India. Contextually, Russian troops landing in Pakistan for joint exercises with Pakistan Army is an unfriendly act against India.

Pakistan Army Chief’s Adventurism 2016 and India’s Options

Paper No. 6171                                              Dated 20-Sept-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan Army Chiefs have compulsively resorted to Kashmir-centric military adventurism against India based on flawed and misconceived assessments on Kashmir Valley being ripe for secession from India and a misreading of firmness of resolve of Indian political leaders in responding to their military adventurism.

Pak Terror in Uri-What needs to be done?

Paper No. 6170                         Dated 20-Sept-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

The Pakistan-based terrorist strike on an Indian army camp in Uri, Kashmir in the early hours of September 18, has put enormous pressure on Prime Minister Modi to retaliate. Seventeen Indian soldiers were killed and around thirty injured, some of them critically.

Pakistan’s Terrorism – A case of Dangerous Psychological Disorder?

Paper No. 6169                            Dated 17-Sept-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

Narendra Modi, a sharp critic of Pakistan when he was in the opposition, completely changed his approach when elected an Indian Prime Minister in 2014. 

South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Needs Disbandment

Paper No. 6168                                 Dated 12-Sept-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Contemporary politico-military developments in the Indian Subcontinent in the run-up to 2016 clearly posit that SAARC which was raised with great hopes in December 1985 to foster regional cooperation has not served its intended purpose. There is no point in perpetuating the charade of a failed organisation

Kashmir Valley Unrest is a National Security Issue and not a Political Issue

Paper No. 6164                                               Dated 26-Aug-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Kashmir Valley’s six week old unrest in end-August 2016  is a national security issue and challenge engineered by Pakistan and cannot be termed as a political issue as promoted by Indian protagonists of “intellectual terrorism” , wishing to embarrass the Modi Government for political gains.

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