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EFSAS Commentary

EFSAS Commentary

 

Weekly analytical commentary - EFSAS Commentary -  by the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) on news, current affairs and political developments in South Asia.  

Publication: China may well rue pushing India to the crossroads and possibly toward the United States

China may well rue pushing India to the crossroads and possibly toward the United States

India has so far been steadfast in its reluctance to become so closely associated with the US that the…
Publication: The 14th Amendment Bill to the 1974 Interim Constitution of so-called ‘Azad’ Jammu & Kashmir reeks of subjugation and occupation

The 14th Amendment Bill to the 1974 Interim Constitution of so-called ‘Azad’ Jammu & Kashmir reeks of subjugation and occupation

A reading of some of the relevant sections of the 14th Amendment Bill glaringly reveals just how the…
Publication: China’s aggression on the India-China border will indelibly alter the bilateral equation

China’s aggression on the India-China border will indelibly alter the bilateral equation

The Chinese attack has led to China’s most serious security situation with India in recent years, and…
Publication: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Pakistani report exposes widespread corruption and Chinese exploitation of Pakistan’s resources

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Pakistani report exposes widespread corruption and Chinese exploitation of Pakistan’s resources

The role of Chinese companies as financers and executors of CPEC projects was among the aspects scrutinized…
Publication: UNSC Report critical of Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan; Highlights complicity in terrorism, narcotics & exploitation of natural resources

UNSC Report critical of Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan; Highlights complicity in terrorism, narcotics & exploitation of natural resources

Other than the presence of a large number of Pakistani terrorists belonging to Pakistan-sponsored terrorist…
Publication: The end of insurgency in India’s north east seems nigh, but Myanmarese Terrorist groups threaten its Act East Policy

The end of insurgency in India’s north east seems nigh, but Myanmarese Terrorist groups threaten its Act East Policy

After decades of effort, India must be sensing with much satisfaction that it appears to finally be winning…
Publication: India-China border clashes: China’s already beleaguered position presents India with opportunities

India-China border clashes: China’s already beleaguered position presents India with opportunities

Indian and Chinese troops have been involved in as many as four unsavoury incidents in recent weeks alone…
Publication: The Military's overbearing shadow over Pakistan

The Military's overbearing shadow over Pakistan

The Military’s spreading tentacles in governance are evident in normal administrative decisions as well…