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#4748, 19 November 2014
Myanmar: Why the Islamic State Failed Here
Aparupa Bhattacherjee explains the reasons behind the relative failure of the Islamic State towards gaining a foothold in Myanmar
#4743, 18 November 2014
Dateline Islamabad
Burying the Past: A New Beginning for Pakistan and Afghanistan

Salma Malik explains why increased trust and cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan is extremely important for both countries.
#4740, 17 November 2014
Islamic State: Prospects in Pakistan

Sushant Sareen analyses the prospects of the entry and consolidation of the Islamic State in Pakistan
#4736, 13 November 2014
UNSC Resolution 2178
Fighting Foreign Fighters: New Legislations

Tuva Julie Engebrethsen Smith argues that the latest UN Resolution to fight terror, while necessary, could also be damaging to democratic values
#4732, 10 November 2014
The Strategist
Of Lawrence, Sykes-Picot and al-Baghdadi

Vice Admiral (Retd) Vijay Shankar draws from history to explain the current imbroglio in Syria and Iraq
#4731, 7 November 2014
Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh: Designs and Network in India
N Manoharan writes about the need for increased cooperation between India and Bangladesh, in the wake of the Burdwan blasts
#4718, 31 October 2014
“Britain Belongs to Allah”: Anjem Choudary and His Supporters
Tuva Julie Engebrethsen Smith draws from available material to present a reading of the radical British Muslim preacher
#4715, 27 October 2014
Islamic State and Foreign Fighters: Jihadists from Central Asia
Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy explores the possible motivations for fighters from the region joining the IS
#4712, 22 October 2014
Pakistan: The Futility of Internationalising Kashmir

Sushant Sareen provides a perspective on the India-Pakistan row over Kashmir at the UN
#4709, 21 October 2014
Islamic State: What is Drawing the European Muslims?
Tuva Julie Engebrethsen Smith writes about why European jihadists are increasingly attracted towards the Islamic State
#4706, 20 October 2014
West Asia
The US, Syria and Iraq: The Success of Airstrikes So Far

Ambassador KP Fabian assesses the US's policies on Syria and Iraq and makes projections vis-a-vis the future of the region
#4698, 16 October 2014
Cooperating against the Islamic State: A Nuclear Bonus for Iran?
Majid Izadpanahi provides and analyses Iran's perspective on the issue of cooperating with the US to fight the Islamic State
#4693, 13 October 2014
Af-Pak Diary
The New Afghanistan: Four Major Challenges for President Ghani

D Suba Chandran analyses the immediate priorities for the new president and chief executive officer of Afghanistan
#4687, 8 October 2014
Islamic State and Foreign Fighters: Jihadists from Europe
Tuva Julie Engebrethsen Smith provides European perspectives on the motivations of people of the region to partake in 'jihad' in far off lands
#4686, 7 October 2014
Islamic State and Indonesia: Jakarta's Counter-strategies
Max Regus looks at the Indonesian government’s position on combating and preventing extremism
#4680, 6 October 2014
Maritime Matters
Maritime Terrorism: Karachi as a Staging Point

Dr Vijay Sakhhuja comments on the recent terrorist attacks in Karachi on PNS Mehran and PNS Zulfiqar 
Military, Militants and Pakistan
28 November 2014 , 1400-1700 hrs

Post 2014: Likely US Strategies & Responses towards Pakistan
17 November 2014

Islamic State: Diary of life in Mosul
BBC News, 21 November 2014
The northern Iraqi city of Mosul fell to Islamic State (IS) in June, bringing the population under the harsh rule of the jihadists. The militants swiftly introduced a regime in accordance with their radical version of Islam, including brutal punishments,...

Inside Islamic State’s oil empire: how captured oilfields fuel Isis insurgency
The Guardian, 20 November 2014
Islamic State has consolidated its grip on oil supplies in Iraq and now presides over a sophisticated smuggling empire with illegal exports going to Turkey, Jordan and Iran, according to smugglers and Iraqi officials.

No place like home: What to do when jihadists return
BBC News, 18 November 2014
Over 15,000 foreign jihadists from 80 countries are believed to be fighting alongside militants in Syria, the US intelligence agency CIA says. Some countries try to stop the flow, others turn a blind eye, but all face the same problem: what to do when...

[Editorial] Enemies of our enemies can just be more enemies
The Australian, 17 November 2014
BARACK Obama’s place in history was supposed to be, at least in part, as the man who brought US troops home from Iraq. Little wonder, then, he was so reluctant to send military personnel back to Baghdad and launch military action against Islamic...

Islamic State: Diary of life in Mosul
BBC News, 14 November 2014
The northern Iraqi city of Mosul fell to Islamic State (IS) in June, bringing the population under the harsh rule of the jihadists. The militants swiftly introduced a regime in accordance with their radical version of Islam, including brutal punishments,...

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Issue Briefs, Special Reports, Research Papers
Al Qaeda Today: Transitions and Trajectories
Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy
Special Report 165
Talks with the Taliban: End Game for the Military, Political Parties and the TTP in Pakistan
IPCS Special Focus
Special Report 160
Destruction of the First Temple: Securing the Idea of Indian Nation
Vice Admiral (retd) Vijay Shankar
Issue Brief 229
Iran and the Nuclear Conundrum: A War in Waiting?
J Jeganaathan
Issue Brief 195
Afghanistan & the International Community: Limitations of Engagement
Aryaman Bhatnagar
Issue Brief 194
The Crisis State: Pakistan’s Security Dilemma
D Suba Chandran
Issue Brief 192
Afghanistan-Pakistan-Iran: Radical Islam, Nuclear Weapons and Regional Security
Rana Banerji
Issue Brief 191
Preventing Terror Attacks: Role of Human & Technical Intelligence in India
Radha Vinod Raju
Issue Brief 168
After Osama: Pakistan’s Relations with the US, China & India
Samarjit Ghosh , Aditi Malhotra , and Rohit Singh
Special Report 104
Countering Terrorism: Role of Intelligence and Investigative Agencies
Radha Vinod Raju
Issue Brief 157
Building Regional Stability in South Asia
Report of Track II Dialogue held on 8-9 February 2010
Conference Report 27
India and Sri Lanka: Continuing Innings, Constructive Engagement
N Sathiya Moorthy
Issue Brief 140
Naxalites' Urban Push: Will They Succeed?
R Venkata Ramani
Issue Brief 138
Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2008: Growing Violence
D Suba Chandran and PR Chari (eds.)
New Delhi: Routledge, 2008
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IP Khosla reviews
South Asian views on an epic struggle

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