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Bangladesh- Protests of Students: Need for Caution?

Paper No. 6405     Dated 9-Aug-2018
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
A bad motor accident involving the death of two students, followed by violent protests by students, inept handling of the protests by the Government and an indiscreet statement by the shipping and transport minister making light of the accident- all added up to an explosive situation in Dhaka and other major cities in Bangladesh.  And this was when the parties were gearing up for National elections towards the end of the year!

United States-Russia Relations- Domestic Debate vs National Security

Paper No. 6397  Dated  23-July 2018

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Myanmar- Pressure on Civilian Government uncalled for:

Paper No. 6392 .   Dated 26-June-2018

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

It is noticed that the UN and some Western Countries are putting undue pressure on the civilian leadership in Myanmar thus straining the delicate and cautious relationship between the civilian government led by Suu Kyi and the Tatmadaw (the Army). The problem relates to the events in Rakhine State and the exodus of nearly six to seven hundred thousand Rohingyas to Bangladesh.

World Refugee Day- Some Reflections

Paper No. 6128                                  Dated 16-June-2018

By V. Suryanarayan

Establishing Jurisdiction at the International Criminal Court

Paper No. 5927                              Dated 06-May-2015

By Dr. Parasaran Rangarajan

For most international attorneys seeking to bring to accountability for violations of international law at the International Criminal Court (ICC), establishing jurisdiction remains one of main problems to bring those who commit the worst crimes in the world to justice.

United States and India at Strategic Crossroads in January 2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Paper No. 5861                               Dated 19-Jan-2015

United States and India are poised at strategic crossroads in January 2015 on the eve of President Obama’s unprecedented second visit to India.  India-at-large expects deliverable game-changers in the politico-strategic arena.

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