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Army's Trans-Border Raid in Myanmar

Some reasonably astounding claims have been made about the commando raid carried out by the Indian army on rebel camps in Myanmar. A long time observer of the region and military operations there separates the chaff to prise out the possible grain of truth.

India Needs to Stand by Sheikh Hasina

In a country of peasants that Bangladesh primarily is, voters want to see water flow down common rivers and bother less about agreements on outer space that India offered during Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit in early April. She is a friend of India and has done much to address its concerns. Hasina deserves a solid Indian payback, not big words or symbolic gestures.

Bangladesh: Whose 'Unfinished Revolution'?

New radical groups have merged which cannot be checked by the Sheikh Hasina government.

Look East through North East

India's Look East Policy and the Northeast by Thongkholal Haokip, New Delhi: Sage India, 2015; pp xvi + 190, Rs 795. The Look East Policy and Northeast India by Gorky Chakraborty and Asok Kumar Ray, New Delhi: Aakar Books, 2014; pp 392, Rs 950. Northeastern India and Its Neighbours: Negotiating Security and Development by Rakhee Bhattacharya, New Delhi: Routledge India 2015; pp xv+270, Rs 795.

Army's Transborder Raid in Myanmar

Some reasonably astounding claims have been made about the commando raid carried out by the Indian Army on rebel camps in Myanmar. A long-time observer of the region and military operations there separates the chaff to prise out the possible grain of truth.

Learning from Lebanon

Conflict and Reconciliation: The Politics of Ethnicity in Assam by Uddipana Goswami (Routledge India, 2013); pp 252, Rs 486.

Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

The conclusion of the land boundary agreement with Bangladesh is in India's vital national interest.

Myanmar's Faltering Peace Process

Though the Thein Sein government in Myanmar has been working to institutionalise the peace process with ethnic armed minority groups, its efforts seem to fall short of the formal process the ethnic groups want. And the process of reconciliation has not been helped by Suu Kyi's ambivalent attitude.

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