Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:17
Paper No: 5720 Dated 6-Jun-2014
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
On 24th of May, the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan of Pakistan had announced that no decision had been taken for a full scale military operation in North Waziristan. But there are many indications that show that the Army is poised to begin a regular offensive soon and perhaps this could happen in a week.
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 Fri, 04/04/2014 - 06:48
Paper No. 5681 Dated 4-Apr-2014
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
It is generally believed that the Haqqani group is a regional player in Afghanistan restricted to Loya Paktia provinces and Khost as well as the Northern Waziristan of Pakistan. This could have been the position till about five years ago, but it is not so today.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 11:14
Paper No. 5533 Dated 23-Jul-2013
By Bhaskar Roy
The clock on Afghanistan will not stop ticking to give extra time to the main stake holders to arrive at a reasonable conclusion.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 05:43
Paper No. 5515 Dated 24-Jun-2013
By Dr Subhash Kapila
“Afghan Revelations: Pak-US Secret Diplomacy Created Doha Roadmap”---The Express Tribune, Pakistan. Headline, June 20 2013
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Sat, 04/13/2013 - 14:06
Paper No. 5459 Dated 13-Apr-2013
As the US troops prepare to thin themselves out of Afghanistan starting from next year, India has to worry whether 1996 can repeat itself in Afghanistan, when the Taliban, with the help of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), captured power from the Afghan Mujahideen in Kabul and enforced its rule.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 05:27
Paper No. 5421 Dated 11-Mar-2013
By A. K. Verma
(This is a summary of a presentation made by the author at the Institute of Defence Studies, Delhi on 8th of March, 2013.)
I must compliment the Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis for this exercise. It displays a recognition that intelligence analysis plays a vital role in identifying strategic interests and suggesting options to deal with them.