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Pakistan Unlikely to Discard Terrorism as Instrument of State Policy Post-Peshawar 12/16 Attack?

Paper No. 5848                                 Dated 23-Dec-2014

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan and particularly the Pakistan Army is stunned and stung by the horrific TTP terrorist attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar on December 16 2014 in which over 140 innocent lives were lost. Global sympathy flowed-in but the question that Pakistan needs now to answer as a consequence is that whether it will discard use of terrorism as instrument of state-policy?

Maldives and the Islamic State:

Paper No. 5841                     Dated 9-Dec-2014
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Since September this year, former President Nasheed has been repeatedly pointing out that “Radical Islam” is getting very strong in Maldives.  He made another significant observation recently that the strength of radical Islamists is increasing in the military and the Police. This should be of concern not only to Maldives, but also two of its neighbouring countries- India and Sri Lanka. 

Combating terror financing through SAARC

Paper No. 5830                                  Dated 27-Nov-2014

Guest Column by Sameer Patil

India and the issue of independent Tamil Eelam: Q & A

 Paper No. 5822                                       Dated 18-Nov-2014

Col. R. Hariharan

Text of an E-mail interview with Dr Parasaran Rangarajan, editor-in-chief of the International Law Journal of London, on November 16, 2014 is reproduced here.

Bangla Terror in West Bengal: Political Opportunism?

Paper No. 5815                                 Dated 03-Nov-2014

By Bhaskar Roy

An explosion in a house in Khagragram, Burdwan district, West Bengal, on October 02 opened the eyes of the Indian central intelligence to a burning fire building up in this region. The explosion was purely accidental, while an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was being made. Two of the bomb makers died, and a third was injured. Two women, wives of the two dead men were arrested. They have begun to talk with significant details.

Sri Lanka: Comments India and the ECJ judgement annulment of the LTTE's inclusion in the EU's list of terrorist organisations

Paper No. 5808                                  Dated 21-Oct-2014

By Col R Hariharan

[Here are answers to e-mail questions raised by a legal analyst on the recent ECJ judgement annulment of the inclusion of the LTTE in EU terrorist organisations list.]

General Court of the European Union PRESS RELEASE No 138/14 Luxembourg, 16 October 2014 Judgment in Joined Cases T-208/11 and T-508/11  Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) v Council

Pakistan: The North Waziristan Operations: Some Observations

Paper No. 5807                 Dated 20-Oct-2014

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan

With the visit of Nawaz Sharif along with his Army Chief to Miramshah on 9th October, it is said that operation Zarb-e-Azb is almost coming to an end. The PM was informed that 80 percent of the area has been cleared.

Top military commanders claimed that the militants who had run away will not be allowed to regroup and return to the NWA. ( North Waziristan Agency)

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