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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.

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 15-11-2019

Pakistan's anti-terror record


     EFSAS Commentary 08-11-2019

Maulana, March & Military


     EFSAS Commentary 01-11-2019

India's 'One China Policy'






EFSAS is pleased to welcome Mr. Malaiz Daud as a Research Fellow

Mr. Daud was the Chief of Staff of Afghanistan’s current President (Mr. Ashraf Ghani) in 2010-2011. He is a political analyst with an M.A. in Post-War…

EFSAS is pleased to welcome Dr. Matthew Garrod as a Research Fellow

Dr. Matthew Garrod is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Sussex Terrorism and Extremism Research Network (STERN) at the University of Sussex, United…

42nd Session UNHRC: Opening remarks by Mr. Junaid Qureshi during EFSAS Side-event

The event was moderated by Mr. Junaid Qureshi, Director EFSAS, and was very well-attended by scholars, policy advisors, UN officials, human rights activists,…

News & Cases

EFSAS comments on Pakistan's promotion of terrorism and anti-terror record

US Department of State in its Report came down heavily on Pakistan for promoting terrorism and for its selectivity in dealing with terrorist entities.

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EFSAS exchanges views on Afghanistan at the EU Parliament in Brussels

EFSAS held a meeting with MEP Mr. Petras Auštrevičius - Chair of the Delegation for relations with Afghanistan and exchanged views about the ongoing peace process.

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EFSAS comments on Maulana Fazlur Rehman's 'Freedom March' in Pakistan

The umpteenth ‘Azadi March’, this time led by Maulana Fazlur Rehman, has last week travelled within Pakistan and converged to drop anchor in Islamabad.

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EFSAS comments on the strategic outlook of New Delhi's ‘One China Policy’

Unlike the earlier defensiveness in India’s dealings with China, Mr. Jaishankar's message during his recent visit to Beijing reflects a bold and aggressive posture.

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