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Pakistan’s Switch from ‘United States Frontline State’ to ‘China’s Front Line State’

Paper No. 5965                          Dated 06-Jul-2015

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

Pakistan has made a notable strategic switch from ‘United States Frontline State’ to ‘China’s Frontline State’ in 2015 and this carries serious implications for United States embedment in the Indian Subcontinent and for India’s national security in the context of the China-Pakistan Dual Military Threat to India.

Maldives: President Yameen should release Nasheed Unconditionally

Paper No. 5964                         Dated 3-July-2015
 
By  Dr.  S. Chandrasekharan
 
It is time President Yameen, in the long term interest of Maldives and its survival as a democratic county releases former President Nasheed unconditionally. 
 

Sri Lanka: Former President Rajapaksa ready to stage a come back

Paper No. 5963                             Dated 03-Jul-2015

By Col R Hariharan                                                          

Former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa announced that he would accept his loyal supporters demand to contest the forthcoming parliamentary election to be held on August 17.

China's Counter terrorism Pledge Highly Questionable:

Paper No. 5962                            Dated 30-June-2015

By Bhaskar roy

The recent Chinese decision to block an India-sponsored move at the UN Sanctions Committee seeking clarification from Pakistan on the release of 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, on the grounds that India had produced insufficient evidence was shocking, but not to this writer.

Afghanistan 2015: India should keep off the Strategic Muddle:

Paper No. 5961                         Dated 29-June-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Afghanistan in 2015 presents a complex strategic muddle for which India is neither politically, strategically, nor militarily equipped, to compete with the growing strategic convergence of Russia-China-Pakistan interests despite inherent self-contradictions among the three, and the unfolding Afghan-ISIS confrontation.

Nepal: Court Strikes down the 16 point Agreement- Update no. 311

Note No. 739                 Dated 25-June-2015
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
On 19 June, a Single bench of the Supreme Court issued an interim order temporarily halting the implementation of a deal ( called 16 point agreement) made on June 8 by the four major political parties.
 

China Stoops to Support Pakistan's State Sponsored Terrorism against India

Paper No: 5960                          Dated 24-June-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China’s strategic lust to enmesh Pakistan in a gridlock embrace has impelled it shockingly to support Pakistan’s state-sponsored terrorism against India by blocking in the United Nations, India’s proposals demanding action against Pakistan over the release of Mumbai 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi

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