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Bangladesh: 1971 War Crimes coming full Circle

Paper No. 6041                                    Dated 27-Nov-2015

by Bhaskar Roy

The wheels of justice grind slowly, but they grind extremely small.  On November 22, Ali Ahsan Mohammed Mujahid and Saluddin Quader Choudhary, two of the worst perpetrators of atrocities against freedom loving Bengalees, were hanged to death.  After 44 long years the sufferers got some justice.  More importantly, the ghosts of 1971 haunting the nation, are beginning to be exorcised.

Indian Home Minister in China: What is the Takeaway?

Paper No. 6040                                   Dated 27-Nov-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to China (November 18 to 23) can be seen as a testing step to see China’s real commitment to earnestly combat terrorism in its entirety.  Till now, Beijing’s track record on this issue has been patchy, narrowly focussed and politically manoeuvred.

Paris Carnage – The Outreach of Terrorism

Paper No. 6036                                  Dated 19-Nov-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

Paris, on November 13 evening, was nothing unusual.  A concert with an American band from California performing.  A friendly football match in the stadium between France and Germany.  And people in bars and cafeterias enjoying themselves.  Gay and Carefree Paris was impervious to a threat from Islamic State (IS) or Daesh, when all hell broke loose. 

Rising Terrorism Can Derail Bangladesh

Paper No. 6022                      Dated 17-Oct-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

While the World Bank raised the status of Bangladesh to a lower middle – income country and World Bank President,Jim Yong Kim lauded Bangladesh’s role in empowering women,terming the country a model in women’s progress,rising terrorism has cast a shadow on the nation

Is Pak Power Centre Losing the Script?

Paper No. 6017                                Dated 6-Oct-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

When Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif landed in New York for the annual UN General Assembly session, his body language lacked confidence and inspiration.  He carried a restricted brief from the GHQ in Rawalpindi – just raise the Kashmir issue and internationalise it.  A limited brief, indeed.

China: What Xi Jinping may tell the UNGA

Paper No. 6012                                     Dated 24-Sept-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

One of China’s leading official newspapers, the Global Times (Sept 22), gave a hint on some important points that President Xi Jinping may expound on, in his speech to the UN General Assembly next week.  The report gave brief glimpses of a Position Paper prepared by leading Chinese experts for Xi’s address.

Dealing with Pakistan

Paper No.6007                      Dated 13-Sep-2015

By A.K. Verma

History since inception of Pakistan shows that dealing with Pakistan has always been a frustrating experience.

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