POLICY BRIEF

India’s Space Security Policy: A Proposal

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.

April 28, 2016

Garo National Liberation Army: An Emerging Threat in Meghalaya

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.

March 18, 2016

Educated Unemployment and Insurgency in Manipur: Issues and Recommendations

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.

February 23, 2016

Naga Peace Accord and the Kuki and Meitei Insurgencies in Manipur

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.

January 05, 2016

The Naga Peace Accord: Manipur Connections

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.

December 18, 2015

Lone Wolf Attacks: An Assessment in the Indian Context

Lone Wolf Attacks: An Assessment in the Indian Context

If the IS has been able to successfully recruit Indians for the war in Syria and provide technical support for their travel, it is a matter of time before they find recruits willing to employ violence in India itself.

December 10, 2015

The Need for Haste on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir: China Pakistan Economic Corridor Needs a Counter Strategy

An India-China Silk Route Corridor could have multiple advantages for both countries without at the same time compromising their security concerns.

October 07, 2015

A Tale of Two Disputes: China’s Irrationality and India’s Stakes

A Tale of Two Disputes: China’s Irrationality and India’s Stakes

In China’s foreign policy setting, the logic of ‘sovereignty’ and ‘history’ are employed or applied selectively as is evident from its reservation on India’s oil exploration in the South China Sea and its own plans to implement the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor through Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir despite India’s reservations.

June 29, 2015

Ensuring Peace in the Northeast

Ensuring Peace in the Northeast

The internal security situation in the North-eastern states is complex. It requires people with in-depth knowledge of the terrain, society, politics and culture and history of insurgency in the region to be placed in positions entrusted with the handling of affairs.

June 11, 2015

Shanghai Cooperation Organization and India

Shanghai Cooperation Organization and India

Over the years, the scope of SCO has widened to include the interests of countries beyond the Eurasian space. For India to capitalise on the SCO it must have a clear pro-active policy, otherwise it may risk becoming a focal point of criticism by the Central Asia states like the way India is often targeted by the SAARC members.

July 14, 2014

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