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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: Capitalizing on recent gains in Jammu & Kashmir through pragmatic people-oriented policies must become the priority

Capitalizing on recent gains in Jammu & Kashmir through pragmatic people-oriented policies must become the priority

The Indian government’s use of muscle in J&K has been complemented fittingly by a resilient and relentless…
Publication: The shifting sands of Pakistan’s support to terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir

The shifting sands of Pakistan’s support to terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir

PM Imran Khan divulged that between 30,000 to 40,000 terrorists who had trained and fought in Afghanistan…
Publication: Marriage with China, affair with US: Pakistan’s next double-game?

Marriage with China, affair with US: Pakistan’s next double-game?

The arrest of Hafiz Saeed took place amid increasing international pressure upon Pakistan to take stronger…
Publication: Second OHCHR Report on Jammu & Kashmir perseverates with the same flaws as the first

Second OHCHR Report on Jammu & Kashmir perseverates with the same flaws as the first

The terminology used by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in the update…
Publication: Organized Crime, Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation; CPEC brings more than the people of Pakistan wished for

Organized Crime, Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation; CPEC brings more than the people of Pakistan wished for

While Chinese authorities have recognized the issue of illegal cross-border weddings and the lucrative…
Publication: Myanmar’s offensive against NSCN-K camps spells doom for northeastern Indian insurgent outfits

Myanmar’s offensive against NSCN-K camps spells doom for northeastern Indian insurgent outfits

Myanmar Army Major General Tun Tun Nyi said at a press briefing that operations against the NSCN-K and…
Publication: In the absence of adequate addressal of radicalization and terrorism in South Asia, objectives of the SCO will remain mere illusions

In the absence of adequate addressal of radicalization and terrorism in South Asia, objectives of the SCO will remain mere illusions

The Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure has proven to be largely successful in terms of thwarting terrorist…
Publication: Asif Ali Zardari’s arrest aimed at reinforcing the supremacy of the Pakistani military establishment

Asif Ali Zardari’s arrest aimed at reinforcing the supremacy of the Pakistani military establishment

After first neutralizing the more ominous challenge of three-time former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif…