Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Fri, 07/08/2016 - 09:36
Paper No. 6144 Dated 08-Jul-2016
By Bhaskar Roy
The siege of the Holey Artisan Café by a group of young Jihadis on July 1 evening was something waiting to happen. Twenty guests dining in this up-market restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic area were killed by these terrorists. Most of them were foreigners. Two police officers also lost their lives. The terrorists were killed in a mixed forces commando raid later.
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?