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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
 
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
 
 
 
 
Thirteen year old Bhuma (name changed) spends his day at home. He does not go to school, or play with children in his neighborhood to avoid being laughed at.
 
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A pre-dawn  suicide terror attack (fidayeen)  on an army camp in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday (April 27)   resulted in the death of three army personnel including an officer,  while two terrorists were neutralized. Combing operations are in progress to ascertain if any of the attackers have
 
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The April 13 Mother of All Bombs (MOAB) strike by the United States on ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan has triggered suggestions that a second round of the Cold War is set to begin. Particularly as the new US President, Donald Trump, seems to be brash, abrasive and capable of taking action without thinking of consequences.
 
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India should be extremely wary of any Trump involvement on the Kashmir issue because he would do anything to bring India to the table, writes Dr. Susmit Kumar for South Asia Monitor.
 
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The core parts of the controversial Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system have been moved to the site of what had been a golf course in southern South Korea.
 
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spotlight image Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sprang a surprise when he registered himself as a candidate in Iran’s presidential election scheduled for May 19. After leaving the office of President in 2013 at the end of two controversial terms, the firebrand populist has been largely inactive in politics. 
 
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spotlight image I am honored to be here today for the first U.S. government exchange alumni conference for India and Bhutan.
 
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Health of the citizens and the economy of the nation they inhabit go hand in hand and every buck spent on former guarantees a manifold increase in the latter,  said noted public health expert K Srikant Reddy. The lecture 'Health and Development: India Must Bridge the Disconnect' was ...
 
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Title: Bollywood Boom; Author: Roopa Swaminathan; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 221

 
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Title: Defeat is an Orphan: How Pakistan Lost the Great South Asian War; Author: Myra Macdonald; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 328; Price: Rs 599

 
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  The story of Afghanistan -- of the war against the Soviets and of terrorism that has gripped the landlocked country ever since -- is in many ways also the story of diplomat Masood Khalili, who motivated his people and led them...

 
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Title: The Golden Legend; Author: Nadeem Aslam; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Pages: 376; Price: Rs 599

 
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Over the Years, a collection of 106 short articles, offers us interesting sidelights on the currents and cross- currents in the public life of India during two distinctive periods: (I) 1987 to 1991 and (II ) 2010 to the present.

 
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