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Pakistan: Ten Days after 'comprehensive' Operations in North Waziristan:

Paper No. 5732       Dated 27-Jun-2014
By Dr.  S.Chandrasekharan.
 
Though intensive operations against the TTP commenced on 23rd May 2014, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) formally christened the operation as “Zarb-e-Azb” on 15th of June.  This was a week after the  audacious attack by the TTP on Karachi International Airport on the morning of 8th June. 
 

For India- The Importance of Bangladesh

Paper No. 5729           Dated 23-June-2014

By Bhaskar Roy

In tune with the Indian government’s active policy of good will with neighbors, Indian Foreign Minister Ms. Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Dhaka on June 26.

Iraq: Ten Years After Invasion:

Paper No:  5726                               Dated 19-Jun-2014
 
By Kazi Anwarul Masud
 
Many would argue that Bush-Blair invasion of Iraq was perhaps one of the greatest strategic mistakes ever committed because of a myopic view of then global situation and showmanship of an "imperialist" power play.
 

Pakistan: Karachi Airport Attack and its Impact:

Paper No. 5724                        Dated 12-Jun- 2014
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
The attack on the Karachi international airport on 8th June was one of the most spectacular and audacious ones by the TTP in the last few months.
 
The details of the attack have been given in great detail in the media and are not being repeated here.  But significant points that need to be noted on the attack are
 

Pakistan: Army poised for full scale offensive against TTP in North Waziristan:

Paper No: 5720                        Dated 6-Jun-2014
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
On 24th of May, the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan of Pakistan had announced that no decision had been taken for a full scale military operation in North Waziristan.  But there are many indications that show that the Army is poised to begin a regular offensive soon and perhaps this could happen in a week.
 

Pakistan: Ground Operations Against TTP Begin.

Paper No. 5710                                    Dated 26-May-2014
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
It looks that finally the Pakistan Army had its way in going against TTP camps in South Waziristan despite genuine reservations from the political leadership led by Nawaz Sharief and his Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.
 

China: Empowering President Xi to Deal with Security Challenges

Paper No. 5705                                         Dated 21-May-2014

By Bhaskar Roy

 Growing challenges to China’s national security, both external and internal, have assumed dimensions that demand new thinking and new strategies. China is no longer an East Asia power. It is striving to draw parity with the US. In the larger global context, therefore, areas of challenges are increasing.  

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