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India’s Pakistan Policy Post-Nawaz Sharif Win

Paper no. 5497                                         Dated 22-May-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

On May 12, 2013 as Pakistan General Election results were pin-pointing twice Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s historic win, in a TV appearance on TIMESNOW I was asked what points I had to offer for India’s Pakistan policy Post-Nawaz Sharif win.

Putting it briefly, and removed from the media euphoria, the following points were made by me during the TV discussion:

Elections: Pakistan 2013 to India 2014

Paper No. 5492                                     Dated 14-May-2013

Guest Column by Dr. Rajesh Tembarai Krishnamachari

In this essay, we analyze the results of the recently concluded elections in Pakistan through the prism of voting patterns of four non-overlapping social categories. Positing that these categories extend to contemporary India, offers us an insight into their likely voting behavior in the Indian elections scheduled for 2014.

India’s Pakistan Policy 2004-2013 Spins on its Head

Paper No. 5491                                          Dated 13-May-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

PAKISTAN: Elections of Questionable Value

 

Paper No. 5486                                         Dated 08-May-2013

By B. Raman

The reported accident at an election meeting in Lahore on May 7, 2013, at which Imran Khan, the leader of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI), was injured requiring hospitalisation, has added to the unpredictability of the Pakistani elections being held on May 11.

New Jihadi Magazine in English Focuses on South Asia, including Afghanistan & India

Paper No. 5482                                        Dated 07-May-2013

By B. Raman

SITE, an Internet monitoring group, has drawn attention to a new web-based jihadi magazine in English called “Azan”.

2. According to SITE, the magazine is believed to have been started by jihadis in Afghanistan and Pakistan and its first web issue appeared on May 5, 2013.

Pakistan Elections- A Preview

Paper No. 5451                      Dated 7-Apr-2013

By B.Raman

The forthcoming Pakistani elections to the National Assembly on May 11,2013, should be of close interest to India. Will the elections pave the way for another five years of civilian rule uninterrupted by Army intervention or will there be new instability prompting the Army to intervene? It is too early to answer this question, but certain issues need to be underlined.

Intelligence Professional’s Perspective on India’s Strategic Environment: Pakistan and Afghanistan

 

Paper No. 5421                                                      Dated 11-Mar-2013

By A. K. Verma

(This is a summary of a presentation made by the author at the Institute of Defence Studies, Delhi on 8th of March, 2013.)

I must compliment the Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis for this exercise. It displays a recognition that intelligence analysis plays a vital role in identifying strategic interests and suggesting options to deal with them.

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