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.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 10:30
Paper No. 5409 Dated 26-Feb-2013
By Dr. Subhash Kapila
The projected drawback of United States and NATO Forces in 2014 has once again rekindled Pakistan Army’s imperial pretensions over Afghanistan. Post-2014 scenarios being discussed in the strategic community paint dismal scenarios of Afghanistan re-emerging as a global and regional hotspot with destabilising spill-over effects all around.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Wed, 11/28/2012 - 06:37
Paper No. 5316 Dated 28-Nov-2012
Guest Column by Sambuddha Mitra Mustafi
In the backdrop of a gradually weakening Quetta Shura, the Haqqani network has emerged as a powerful extremist group operating in the Afghanistan-Pakistan theater. How can the UN Security Council's recent sanctions against the Haqqanis act as a potential de-motivator for this Pakistan-based terrorist outfit?