POLICY BRIEF

Countering Fidayeen Attacks

December 15, 2016

The antidote to fidayeen attacks is a well-trained and informed soldier, who is clinical in his task of neutralising the threat as and when it arises.

Demonetisation and Beyond: Addressing the Finance of Terrorism

November 18, 2016

Demonetisation is an important step in the fight against the finance of terrorism. However, it should neither be the first nor the last, if the interlinked threats of corruption, crime and the finance of terrorism have to be controlled.

Beyond Cartographic Assertion: A Roadmap on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

August 01, 2016
Beyond Cartographic Assertion: A Roadmap on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

India must avoid policy incoherence and inconsistency on PoK that has spanned decades, and navigate a course that helps reshape the domestic as well as external discourses on PoK and pursue Indian claims in a firm, consistent manner.

Karbi Insurgency in Assam: The Way Forward

June 20, 2016
Karbi Insurgency in Assam: The Way Forward

Over the years, endless corruption, mismanagement of funds, and failure to devolve power to the people has completely jeopardised the unique Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), leading to the rise of Karbi insurgency.

The SCO: India enters Eurasia

June 14, 2016
The SCO: India enters Eurasia

India’s objective lies not in offsetting the interests of either the US or China but to walk towards its own destiny of serving humanity and global peace.

India’s Space Security Policy: A Proposal

April 28, 2016
India’s Space Security Policy: A Proposal

It is time India devised a cohesive national policy to guard its interests in space and effectively address existing and emerging challenges.

Garo National Liberation Army: An Emerging Threat in Meghalaya

March 18, 2016
Garo National Liberation Army: An Emerging Threat in Meghalaya

For a state long thought to be a role model to other North-eastern states, Meghalaya has seen a steady rise in insurgency in the last few years. The Garo National Liberation Army has clearly emerged as a potent threat to security in Meghalaya and parts of Assam.

Educated Unemployment and Insurgency in Manipur: Issues and Recommendations

February 23, 2016
Educated Unemployment and Insurgency in Manipur: Issues and Recommendations

The problem of educated unemployment is mainly two fold, firstly, scarcity of government jobs, and secondly, the, virtual lack of any other employer in Manipur other than the government.

Naga Peace Accord and the Kuki and Meitei Insurgencies in Manipur

January 05, 2016
Naga Peace Accord and the Kuki and Meitei Insurgencies in Manipur

The Naga peace accord is a historic step. It needs to be followed up by correct policy interventions that serve to undercut the relevance of the Kuki and Meitei insurgencies and thus usher in peace in Manipur.

The Naga Peace Accord: Manipur Connections

December 18, 2015
The Naga Peace Accord: Manipur Connections

The Naga Peace Accord has implications for Manipur and it is important that these are understood and necessary policy interventions are considered.

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