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#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 
#4676, 30 September 2014
Islamic State and Southeast Asia: Answering the Call for Jihad
Aparupa Bhattacherjee looks at why a growing number of Muslim youth from the region are choosing to join the IS
#4671, 24 September 2014
Anti-Rohingya and Anti-Muslim Sentiments in Myanmar: Mutually Reinforcing?
Aparupa Bhattacherjee highlights five causes leading to violence against the Rohingyas
#4665, 18 September 2014
Sri Lanka: A New Base for ISI against India?
Dr N Manoharan discusses the nature and extent of ISI threat to India through Sri Lanka
#4659, 15 September 2014
South Asian Dialectic
Obamaís New Strategy towards the Islamic State: Implications for India

PR Chari presents three implications of new Obama strategy towards the Middle East
#4656, 13 September 2014
Al Qaeda in South Asia: Zawahiri will Fail in India
Saneya Arif provides four reasons that would negate Zawahri's objective
#4654, 11 September 2014
Drug Smuggling across the Indian Ocean: Impact of Increasing Interceptions
Dr Vijay Sakhuja on the recent trends in countering drug trafficking
#4646, 7 September 2014
Al Qaeda in South Asia: The Terror World Championship Begins
Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy analyses the motivations and prospects of al Qaeda in South Asia
#4638, 1 September 2014
The Strategist
The Islamic State Caliphate: A Mirage of Resurrection

Vice Admiral (Retd.) Vijay Shankar speaks about the new Islamic State, and suggests a three-pronged strategy to counter the terrorist group
Iraq-Syria, Afghanistan and Ukraine
7 October 2014 , 0930-1330 hrs

Obama's New Strategy towards the Islamic State
22 September 2014 , 1430-1630 hrs

Terrorism a threat to India when Pakistan is frustrated
Defence News, 24 October 2014
Defence expert Lieutenant General (retd.) Raj Kadyan on Thursday said that terrorism becomes a real threat to India when Pakistan is frustrated.

Lachlan Murdoch hits out at new anti-terror laws saying they threaten press freedom
ABC News, 24 October 2014
News Corp co-chairman Lachlan Murdoch used a presentation in honour of his war correspondent grandfather Sir Keith Murdoch in Melbourne last night to hit out at new anti-terror laws.

Violence in Pakistan Kills at Least 13
New York Times, 24 October 2014
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A barrage of shootings and bombings shook the Pakistani city of Quetta on Thursday, leaving at least 13 people dead in three separate attacks that each reflected a different facet of the violence afflicting Baluchistan Province.

Jihadist Abdullah Elmir condemned by Australian leaders and Muslim community
Herald Sun, 22 October 2014
MUSLIM community groups have condemned threats made by a teenage Jihadist who ran away from his family in Australia to join the Islamic State terror group in Syria.

Kidnapping of Abu Issa, a Syrian rebel, shows Islamic Stateís reach into Turkey
Washington Post, 22 October 2014
SANLIURFA, Turkey — The men who snatched Abu Issa from the streets of this southeastern city were Turkish gangsters, but their client was the Islamic State, and they had been promised good money to spirit the Syrian rebel commander across the Turkish...

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Issue Briefs, Special Reports, Research Papers
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: Pakistanís 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: Pakistanís 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
Gulf of Aden vs Malacca Strait: Piracy and Counter-piracy efforts
Harnit Kang
Issue Brief 135
Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2008: Growing Violence
D Suba Chandran and PR Chari (eds.)
New Delhi: Routledge, 2008
Book reviews
IP Khosla reviews
South Asian views on an epic struggle

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