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Bangladesh Politics and U.S. Intel’s Questionable Position

Paper No. 6077                               Dated 16-Feb-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

Deposing (Feb.9, 2016) before the U.S. Armed Services Committee and Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, National Intelligence Director James R. Clapper said in a written statement that Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s, “continuing efforts to undermine the political opposition will probably provide openings for transnational terrorist groups to expand their presence in the country”.

India “Dancing with the Wolves” of China-Pakistan Axis

Paper No. 6074                                    Dated 11-Feb-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

United States pressures on successive Indian Prime Ministers of different political dispensations in the last few decades to accommodate American China-centric and Pakistan-centric strategic sensitivities have led to Indian foreign policy distortions amounting to “Dancing with the Wolves” as China and Pakistan for decades have indulged in predatory moves against India’s very national security.

India-Pakistan Road to Peace Runs through Kabul

Paper No. 6055                                Dated 11-Jan-2016

 Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan Army Chief’s Visit to United States November 2015 Analysed

Paper No. 6034                                 Dated 18-Nov-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan Army Chief, General Raheel Sharif’s visit to United States from November 16-20, 2015 has raised more questions than meets the eye.  This is because of the contradictory reports in Pakistani media that the Pakistan Army Chief was not on a “US-invited visit” but instigated a “self-invited” visit, hardly a few weeks after the Pakistani Prime Minister had visited Washington to meet President Obama.

South China Sea Witnesses more Assertive Strategic Posture of United States

Paper No. 6030                                  Dated 10-Nov-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China-US: Naval Confrontation Imminent in South China Sea?

Paper No. 6025                                 Dated 23-Oct-2015

By D. S. Rajan

Russia’s Military Intervention in Syria Signals Russian Strategic Resurgence

Paper No. 6024                                   Dated 19-Oct-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Russia’s military intervention in Syria in recent weeks could possibly be read as Russia’s strategic resurgence, more than Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, which in any case were Russia’s Near Abroad and within easy reach of the Russian military.

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