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India’s Foreign Policy 2012: A Critical Review in Relation to China and Pakistan Military Threats

 

Paper No. 5388                                        Dated 11-Feb-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Introductory Observations

India’s foreign policy successes cannot be measured by the number of foreign dignitaries visiting India annually, from Presidents to Prime Ministers, or hosting international conferences in New Delhi. This would be a delusionary deduction to draw as such beelines were visible also in the hey-day of the equally delusionary days of the Non Alignment era. What was the end result?

United States Global War on Terror: Exploding the Myths

 

Paper No. 5384                                          Dated 4-Feb-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

The United States “Global War on Terror” launched by the United States in the wake of 9/11 Islamist terrorists’ attacks on New York and Washington marked the first decade of the 21st Century and overwhelmingly determined United States strategic, foreign policy and political policy formulations, virtually to the exclusion of anything else.

Pakistan Inducts China into Balochistan to Counter India

Paper No. 5381                                                           Dated 01-Feb-2013

By B. Raman

Despite its continuing concerns over the freedom struggle of the Balochs which shows no signs of letting up, China, which originally constructed the languishing commercial port of Gwadar on the Mekran Coast of Balochistan, is reported to have agreed in principle to take over the responsibility for the operation of the port.

Pakistan in Crisis Again

Paper No. 5373                                        Dated 20-Jan-2013

By Kazi Anwarul Masud

Pakistan could have descended into chaos  if the political crisis that suddenly emerged recently had not been resolved.

Terrorism in Algeria-Mali: Command & Control in Pakistan

Paper No. 5372                                      Dated 20-Jan-2013

By B.Raman

Tahir-Ul-Qadri: Need to Reserve Judgement

 

Paper No. 5369                                        Dated 18-Jan-2013

By B. Raman

It is difficult to satisfactorily analyse and assess Allama Tahir-ul-Qadri, a Canadian cleric of Pakistani origin, who has suddenly returned to Pakistan to start a street movement against the civilian Government and traditional political parties on grounds of widespread corruption and bad governance.

Pakistan: Implications of Sectarian Violence

Paper No. 5365                    Dated 15-Jan-2013

By Kazi Anwarul Masud

Once again Pakistan is ravaged by sectarian violence. Persistent stories of savagery in the name of religion is causing worry not only to Pakistanis but to her South Asian neighbors and to the international community.

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