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Publication: South Asian Women’s Economic Empowerment - the Unfinished Agenda

South Asian Women’s Economic Empowerment - the Unfinished Agenda

Presenting some of the key factors that help explain the dismal female participation rates, considering…
Publication: ‘Fierce Tigresses’ or Cogs in the Wheel? An Examination of LTTE Female Suicide Terrorism

‘Fierce Tigresses’ or Cogs in the Wheel? An Examination of LTTE Female Suicide Terrorism

The Tamil Tigers were pioneers in institutionalizing the practice of female suicide bombings as a dominant…
Publication: Asia’s Other Dragon: Bhutan’s Role in Eastern Himalayan Security Affairs

Asia’s Other Dragon: Bhutan’s Role in Eastern Himalayan Security Affairs

A strategically important yet often underappreciated role in the contemporary development of Indo-Sino…
Publication: Friends, Foes and Future of ISIS in South Asia

Friends, Foes and Future of ISIS in South Asia

ISIS has succeeded in spreading its ideological tentacles to every corner of the world- including South…
Publication: What direction for Afghanistan? Possible scenarios

What direction for Afghanistan? Possible scenarios

It still seems that, despite the optimism generated by the commencement of face to face talks between…
Publication: 'The Resistance Front': Old Wine in a New Bottle

'The Resistance Front': Old Wine in a New Bottle

The TRF first came to the attention of intelligence officials shortly after the nullification of Article…
Publication: The Scramble for Rakhine

The Scramble for Rakhine

The Arakanese are Buddhists like the Burmese, however, they invoke their unique history, language and…
Publication: Islamist Terrorism and ‘Feminist’ Narratives: The Case of Dukhtaran-e-Millat

Islamist Terrorism and ‘Feminist’ Narratives: The Case of Dukhtaran-e-Millat

Dukhtaran-e-Millat has played a pivotal role in supporting violent religious extremism while simultaneously…