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#1469
21 August 2004
Critiquing Habibullah Report on Kashmir – I: Political vs. Militant
Suba Chandran gives a critique of the USIP Special Report 121, “The Political Economy of the Kashmir Conflict”
#1465
17 August 2004
Changing Face of Peace Talks (Kashmir Urdu Media Survey, July 2004)
Amin Masoodi surveys Urdu media in Kashmir on opinions, analyses and new developments in Kashmir in July 2004
#1445
1 August 2004
Peace through Dialogue (Kashmir Urdu Media Survey, June 2004)
Amin Masoodi surveys opinions and analysis that appeared in the Urdu media in Kashmir
#1428
7 July 2004
Perspectives on the Kashmir Conflict - Part II: Future Options
Maj. Gen. Ramesh C Chopra (Retd) charts the possibilities for India and Pakistan to put an end to their dispute over Kashmir
#1427
7 July 2004
Perspectives on the Kashmir Conflict - Part I: Current Situation
Maj. Gen. Ramesh C Chopra (Retd) gives an overview of the situation in Kashmir following the start of the composite dialogue process
#1410
15 June 2004
Kashmir and the New Government at the Centre (Urdu Media Survey, May 2004)
Amin Masoodi surveys the attitude of Kashmir to the new government as seen in its Urdu media
#1408
12 June 2004
Can Environmental Security Bring Peace to Jammu and Kashmir? – II
R Ramasubramanian argues for political will to tackle the problems of species survival and deforestation in the troubled state
#1407
12 June 2004
Can Environmental Security Bring Peace to Jammu and Kashmir? – I
R Ramasubramanian looks at the problem of water management in the state saying that peace demands effective and proper environmental planning
#1406
12 June 2004
Kashmir: A Trip Report
Maj Gen (Retd) Dipankar Banerjee believes that fencing along the Line of Control will provide dramatic results soon
#1387
8 May 2004
Poll Boycott and Violence in Kashmir (Urdu Media Survey, April 2004)
Amin Masoodi presents a survey of events and opinions covered in the Kashmir Urdu media during the month of April 2004
#1382
5 May 2004
Kashmir: Looking Further
Report of the IPCS One Day Conference held at India Habitat Centre on 19 March 2004 (Panelists: Gen. A M Vohra, P R Chari, Prof. Satish Kumar, Salman Haidar, Prof. Riyaz Punjabi, Dr. Saifuddin Soz, Maj. Gen. Dipankar Banerjee, EN Ram Mohan, B.G. Verghese, Prem Shankar Jha, Rita Manchanda, Manoj Joshi and Amb. C. V. Ranganathan)
#1375
20 April 2004
Election Melancholy Grips Valley People
Amin Masoodi finds out the different moods of the people of Srinagar Valley toward the upcoming elections
#1339
18 March 2004
Kashmir: A Way Forward
Report of the IPCS Seminar held on 1 March 2004 (Panelists: Howard & Teresita Schaeffer )
#1330
9 March 2004
The Bandipore Incident (Urdu Media Survey, 16- 29 February 2004)
Amin Masoodi notes that the Urdu media expressed the widespread anger and condemnation that the people felt over the deaths in Bandipore
#1329
8 March 2004
Centre-Hurriyat Dialogue and Elections (Urdu Media Survey, 1-15 February 2004)
Amin Masoodi reports on main issues that dominated the Urdu media in Kashmir in the run-up to the elections
#1313
23 February 2004
Mufti Government: Promises and Performance
Dr. Hajani and Dr. Kaur say that the promise of Good Governance by the Mufti government has not yet been translated into reality
#1310
23 February 2004
Centre – Hurriyat Dialogue (Survey Urdu Media, 16-31 January 2004)
Amin Masoodi reports on the Centre-Hurriyat dialogue that was given prominence by Kashmir Urdu media
#1309
23 February 2004
Indo-Pak Relations Revolve Around Kashmir (Survey Urdu Media, 01- 15 January 2004)
Amin Masoodi reports on the main issues in Kashmir Urdu media from 1 to 15 January 2004
#1297
9 February 2004
Kashmir, UNSC Resolutions and Indo-Pak Rapprochement (Pakistan Media Survey, 9-14 January 2004)
Suba Chandran analyses issues dealing with Indo-Pak rapprochement as reported in the Pakistani media
#1293
4 February 2004
Is Militancy Vanishing in Kashmir?
Mehraj Hajni and Ravinderjeet Kour say that objective realities mean that an end to militancy in Kashmir is still far away
#1291
4 February 2004
Pre-Republic Day Scenario in Kashmir Valley
Amin Masoodi writes on the scenario in the Kashmir Valley on the eve of Republic Day
#1287
4 February 2004
Kashmir: The Making of a Dialogue
Mohan K Tikku highlights the need to involve all segments of opinions in the state in the dialogue on Kashmir
#1279
15 January 2004
SAARC Summit: Pakistani Perceptions
Saira Yamin-Basim looks into the Pakistani perceptions of Indo-Pak relations and the centrality of the Kashmir issue after the SAARC Summit
#1278
15 January 2004
Looking for Solutions in Kashmir: Pakistans Perceptions
Suba Chandran looks at Pakistan and Kashmir in the final part of a five part series analyzing the ICG Report
#1277
15 January 2004
Pakistan, Nuclear Weapons and Militancy in Kashmir
Suba Chandran looks at Pakistan and Kashmir in the fourth part of a five part series analyzing the ICG Report
#1276
15 January 2004
Pakistans Defence Expenditure and Kashmir
Suba Chandran looks at Pakistan and Kashmir in the third part of a five part series analyzing the ICG Report
#1275
15 January 2004
Can Musharraf be Trusted?: Pakistans Military and Kashmir
Suba Chandran looks at Pakistan and Kashmir in the second part of a five part series analyzing the ICG Report
#1274
15 January 2004
Pakistans Kashmir Policy: Internal Aspects
Suba Chandran looks at Pakistan and Kashmir in the first part of a five part series analyzing the ICG Report
#1269
14 January 2004
SAARC Summit – A Growing Hope among Kashmiris
Amin Masoodi looks at various initiatives aimed at restoring peace and normalcy in the Kashmir valley.
#1268
14 January 2004
Indo Pak Dialogue (Urdu Media Survey 16-31 December 2003)
Amin Masoodi looks at the coverage of the attack on the President Musharraf and the forthcoming SAARC summit in Urdu media
#1267
13 January 2004
Kashmir and Human Rights (Urdu Media Survey 1-15 December 2003)
Amin Masoodi highlights concerns of the Urdu media about human rights violations in Kashmir
#1245
13 December 2003
APHC Responds to Delhi (Urdu Media Survey 16-30 November 2003)
Amin Masoodi reports the APHC’s talks offer and the overwhelming popular response to the ceasefire offer that was covered in the Urdu papers
#1236
8 December 2003
Normalising Indo-Pak Relations (Survey of Urdu Media, 01- 15 November 2003)
Amin Masoodi surveys the Urdu Media on issues involved in Indo-Pak dialogue
#1228
27 November 2003
The Union Governments Offer of Talks (Urdu Media Survey 16-31 October 2003)
Amin Masoodi notes that Delhi’s offer of talks with the APHC and the latter’s response dominated the Urdu press in the Kashmir Valley
#1199
5 November 2003
Talks Offer: A Positive Sign
Amin Masoodi considers the offer of talks by the Union Government with the Hurriyat an important breakthrough
#1194
31 October 2003
Vajpayee and Musharraf at the UN (Urdu Media Survey 1- 15 October 2003)
Amin Masoodi looks at the fragmentation of Hurriyat covers the speeches of Vajpayee and Musharraf at the UN General Assembly
#1192
24 October 2003
Indias New Peace Initiative
PR Chari raises pertinent questions on the recent peace initiatives announced by the Indian government vis-à-vis Pakistan
#1175
14 October 2003
Custodial Killing of Newly-wed in Sopore
Amin Masoodi reports on a killing that could imperil the healing touch policy of the Mufti government
#1172
6 October 2003
Indo-Pak Speeches at the UN (Urdu Media Survey 16-30 September 2003)
Amin Masoodi covers the split in the APHC led by Geelani and the growing concern amongst Kashmiris on Musharraf’s and Vajpayee’s speeches at the UN General Assembly
#1164
29 September 2003
Spurt in Militant Violence- Tough Times for the Security Forces
Amin Masoodi traces the new challenges before security forces in the face of growing recklessness of militant violence in Kashmir
 
 

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