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Anand Kumar

Anand Kumar is Associate Fellow at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. Click here for detailed profile

Maldives Intensifies Campaign to Tackle Climate Change

December 20, 2010

Fractious domestic politics and lack of consensus at the international level are stumbling blocks before Maldives’ campaign on climate change.

For Bangladesh Improving Domestic Situation is as important as Fighting the Taliban

October 12, 2010

Bangladesh is making an important effort domestically to weaken the affiliates of al-Qaeda and Taliban ideology, which is no less important than making contributions to ISAF.

Bangladesh Beats Global Recession Through Exports

September 27, 2010

The tremendous growth in Bangladesh’s exports has been due to three factors – the global recession, new markets and China’s spectacular economic growth.

Maldives: Beleaguered Democracy

July 27, 2010

Multi-party democracy in Maldives is facing a major crisis in the wake of a bitter political struggle between the president and the opposition-dominated national parliament.

JMB Remains the Fountainhead of Terror in Bangladesh

July 22, 2010

Recent arrests prove the close relationship between Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh and extremist groups that have vowed to turn Bangladesh into an Islamic state.

Law Needs to Keep Pace with Evolving Terror Threat

May 19, 2010

There is a need to modify existing laws and if need be create new ones so that extremists and terrorists do not go scot-free and continue to pose a threat to the country.

Chinese Puzzle in India-Bangladesh Relations

April 19, 2010

If the growth of Islamic extremism and terrorism in Bangladesh is a threat to Indian security, then the presence of China with which India’s interests have the potential to clash is also of security concern.

A Year of Multi-Party Democracy in Maldives

April 06, 2010

The Maldives is well on the road towards a genuine democracy and the years to come will show how it manages modernisation, liberal democracy and Islam all together.