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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: Strange negotiations in an incongruous environment do not portend well for peace in Afghanistan

Strange negotiations in an incongruous environment do not portend well for peace in Afghanistan

The milieu in which Zalmay Khalilzad, the US special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, has…
Publication: The Asia-Pacific Group’s scathing evaluation report limits Pakistan’s options in Jammu & Kashmir

The Asia-Pacific Group’s scathing evaluation report limits Pakistan’s options in Jammu & Kashmir

Pakistan has been under the FATF’s scanner since June 2018 when it had been put on the grey-list for…
Publication: The potentially nocuous impact of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan on Jammu & Kashmir

The potentially nocuous impact of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan on Jammu & Kashmir

Neither Afghanistan nor India has much faith in Pakistan in view of the destructive role that the country…
Publication: Pakistan’s eminent culpability in the dilution of Article 370 relating to Jammu & Kashmir

Pakistan’s eminent culpability in the dilution of Article 370 relating to Jammu & Kashmir

Pakistan has, meanwhile, not covered itself in glory in its handling of the parts of Jammu & Kashmir…
Publication: India revoking the Special Status of J&K - Betrayal of history

India revoking the Special Status of J&K - Betrayal of history

Scrapping of Article 370, has broken the solemn pledge made by the Indian State to the people of Kashmir…
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…