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European Foundation for South Asian Studies

Located in Amsterdam, the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) is an EU accredited leading independent, non-profit think tank and policy research institution.

EFSAS specifically focuses on South Asia, Terrorism, Indo-Pak relations and the Jammu & Kashmir conflict.

The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) provides strategic in-depth analysis, research, statistical data, policy advice and forecasts related to developments in the fields of politics, international relations, conflict management, human rights, security, diplomacy, strategic affairs and conflict resolution.


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     EFSAS Commentary 19-04-2019

Election results in the Maldives


     New Study Paper by EFSAS: 

Pakistani Madrassas and J&K


     EFSAS Commentary: 12-04-2019

The complexities of Afghanistan







EFSAS invited to speak on the Jammu & Kashmir Conflict at University of Groningen

SIB organizes lectures and symposia and host conferences dealing with international topics, such as politics, world religions, environmental issues, terrorism,…

EFSAS acquires membership to RAN's Civil Society Empowerment Programme

EFSAS is glad to announce its membership to the Civil Society Empowerment Programme, which is coordinated by the Radicalisation Awareness Network Centre…

Dr. Antonio Giustozzi's (RUSI) speech during EFSAS Side-event at 40th Session of the UNHRC

Dr. Antonio Giustozzi analysed the ongoing growing terrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the threat to security in South Asia.

News & Cases

EFSAS comments on the Parliamentary election results in the Maldives

The MDP is committed to revisit Yameen’s policy of embroiling the Maldives into China’s debt-trap diplomacy, which has put the country's security at grave risks.

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New Study Paper: Pakistani Madrassas and Religious Terrorism in J&K

Not surprisingly, Pakistan has promoted the idea of Ghazwa-e-Hind through its formal media outlets during the 1990s in order to motivate jihadi fighters.

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EFSAS comments on the complex search for a solution in Afghanistan

It would behove Afghanistan’s immediate neighbours to adopt a constructive and supportive role in the war ravaged nation’s reconciliation and reconstruction.

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EFSAS comments on a number of worries for the Pakistani leadership

Pakistan has rarely in its history been confronted with as wide a spectrum of challenges as it faces today as a consequence of its support for terror.

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