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June 2018

IT COULD HAPPEN IN INDIA TOO

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Author: PAWAN AGRAWAL

Suddenly Syria has become a synonym of WAR. So much has happened in the past four and half years that it looks like a nightmare. All of sudden the entire focus of superpower rivalry has come to bear on Syria. I think we need to understand the genesis and consequences of events that have led to the massacres in the Afghanistan-Levant salient and take due preventive measures to avoid some similar destabilisation in trouble-torn areas of our own geography.

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PAKISTAN RIDING TWO HORSES

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Author: DR HARSH V PANT

Islamabad has alienated Iran to a point that Iran has openly stated that it would attack and uproot what it calls safe havens for Sunni jihadists inside Pakistan. Though Pakistan has declared its neutrality in the conflict between Riyadh and Tehran, Islamabad is actually taking the Saudi side in the Middle Eastern Cold War.

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SYRIAN CRISIS AND INDIA

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Author: MANVENDRA SINGH

Since India aspires to be major player in the club of civilised nations it is only natural to expect actions on its part that suggest assumption of that responsibility, of being seen in that role of taking decisions to better humankind. In the contest of nations, and of ideas, India has to be placed in the camp that is seen to be in the right.

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ISIS: NOT DEAD YET

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Author: LT GEN S N HANDA (RETD)

The IS retains its global appeal and reach albeit with a severely degraded capability for conventional military operations and crippled finances. After its military reverses, it would presently be undergoing a phase of restrategising, relocation, financial consolidation. It continues to remain a threat and the international community needs to persist with sustained efforts to target its sources of finance and its leadership to render it irrelevant.

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SYRIAN CONFLICT, ARAB SUMMIT AND INDIA’S OPTIONS

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Author: AMB ASHOK SAJJANHAR

What is certain is that proactively engaging with all major players would be the only advisable option in the short and medium term. However, in the long run, for a country aspiring to be a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, not having a stated policy on such a major issue and not following it through zealously, cannot be a strategy.

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