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Resource Faculty
Bhaskar, Comm. C. Uday (Retd.)
Director, Society for Policy Studies
 
Bhattacharjee,  Dr. Rupak
Independent  Analyst
 
Bhattacharya, Sanchita
Research Associate, Institute of Conflict Management
 
Bhaumik, Subir
Journalist and Strategic Affairs Analyst
 
Dasgupta, Amb. Amit
Former Ambassador
 
Gulati, Monish
Senior Fellow, Society for Policy Studies
 
Krishnamurthy, Rajeshwari
Research Officer, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi
 
Krishnaswami, Dr Sridhar
Senior Journalist, Head, Departments of Journalism and Mass Communications and International Relations, SRM University, Chennai.
 
Malik, Preet
Former Ambassador
 
Moorthy, N. Sathiya
Director, Chennai Chapter, Observer Research Foundation.
 
Padmaja G.
Independent  Analyst
 
Saxena, Chayanika
Teaching Fellow, Ashoka University, New Delhi
 
Shende, Rajendra
Chairman, TERRE Policy Center, Paris and former Director, UNEP.
 
Singh, BinodKumar
Research Associate, Institute of Conflict Management, New Delhi
 
Soti, Divya Kumar
Independent National Security and Strategic Affairs Analyst.
 
Tremblay, Reeta
Professor, University of Victoria
 
Ved, Mahendra
Columnist and Analyst.
 
Verma, Jai Kumar
Strategic Analyst, formerly with Cabinet Secretariat, Delhi
 
 
Review
 
 
 
 
A Pakistani minister set the proverbial cat amongst India’s foreign policy establishment by announcing that Pakistan was thinking of constitutional changes to make Gilgit-Baltistan its fifth province.
 
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India is well on course to embracing the change brought in by the agent of change -- PM Modi, writes Sanjay Kumar Kar for South Asia Monitor.  
 
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To build a better future for all, the government in Dhaka will have to think about how to ensure inclusive education for all in the country, writes Minhazur Rahman Rezvi for South Asia Monitor.
 
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spotlight image 'Covert military actions or surgical strikes against terror launch pads in Pakistan have limited utility that won't change the mind of the Pakistan Army or the ISI  which sponsor cross-border terrorism
 
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In Dutch politics, alliances are imperative to construct an administration. The post-election government formation is, therefore, a slightly time-consuming process. In due course, a coalition led by the incumbent Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, will surface.  
 
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Japan is a special country in several ways. For centuries, it remained isolated and disconnected with the outside world. But once it opened itself up to the West with the Convention of Kanagawa in 1854 by the use of force by Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry of the United States Navy, Japan has never looked back. Japan is a spe
 
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Recently, under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and earlier under the late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdallah bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud, Saudi Arabia has rolled out a series of women-friendly initiatives.  Recently, under the leadership of Custodian of the
 
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spotlight image Arun Jaitley, with his legal and political acumen, is the best bet for Narendra Modi after Manohar Parrikar, who could also understand technological as well as financial demands of the defence ministry.           
 
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India remians the inflexible bête-noir for Pakistan, yet there are few books by Indian authors that have sought to interpret the prodigal neighbour in a holistic, informed and empathetic manner.

 
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The line that Mortimer Durand drew across a small map in 1893 has bled the Pashtun heart ever since. More than a century later both sides of that line remain restless. But the mystery behind what actually happened on 12 November 1893 has never ...

 
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What went wrong for the West in Afghanistan? Why couldn't a global coalition led by the world's preeminent military and economic power defeat "a bunch of farmers in plastic sandals on dirt bikes" in a conflict that outlasted b...

 
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What will be Pakistan's fate? Acts of commission or omission by itself, in/by neighbours, and superpowers far and near have led the nuclear-armed country at a strategic Asian crossroads to emerge as a serious regional and global concern whi...

 
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Some South African generals, allied with the British forces, sought segregation from the enlisted men, all blacks, after being taken prisoners of war. The surprised German commander told them firmly that they would have to share the same quarte...

 
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