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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: Relief for Musharraf, gaffe by Nawaz, and Iran’s outreach to India

Relief for Musharraf, gaffe by Nawaz, and Iran’s outreach to India

While these developments were unfolding in Pakistan, India held its annual Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi…
Publication: The potential impact of the assassination of Iranian General Soleimani on South Asia

The potential impact of the assassination of Iranian General Soleimani on South Asia

The impact of the US action, most believe, has the potential to destabilize not just the Middle East,…
Publication: Afghanistan conundrum: The Afghan people deserve more from all quarters

Afghanistan conundrum: The Afghan people deserve more from all quarters

Afghanistan’s political leaders have the huge responsibility of preserving the future for the Afghan…
Publication: Death sentence of former military ruler Musharraf is yet another blow to the Military Establishment

Death sentence of former military ruler Musharraf is yet another blow to the Military Establishment

A three-member bench of a special court on 17 December handed former Pakistan Army Chief General Pervez…
Publication: India needs to guard against any attempts by remnants of insurgent groups to reignite insurgencies in its North East

India needs to guard against any attempts by remnants of insurgent groups to reignite insurgencies in its North East

While the political solutions are being arrived at, India must not lose sight of the imperative to preserve…
Publication: Myanmar and terror-supporting countries must both be held accountable at the International Court of Justice

Myanmar and terror-supporting countries must both be held accountable at the International Court of Justice

The trial to determine whether Myanmar's government is guilty of genocide will, in all likelihood, take…
Publication: Statement of Pakistani Minister on the Kartarpur corridor exposes the elemental dysfunctionality of the Pakistani State

Statement of Pakistani Minister on the Kartarpur corridor exposes the elemental dysfunctionality of the Pakistani State

Pakistani Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, who is also a close aide of Prime Minister…
Publication: The saga of General Bajwa’s extension and the erosion of the sheen of the Pakistani Military Establishment

The saga of General Bajwa’s extension and the erosion of the sheen of the Pakistani Military Establishment

The Broadway-worthy spectacle that played out in the Pakistani Supreme Court was not an off-the-cuff…