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Why Kashmir needs a new counterinsurgency strategy
May 18, 2018

Why Kashmir needs a new counterinsurgency strategy

Every successful encounter is causing more recruitments — the security establishment is caught between the conundrum: to kill the militants or not.

Countering Maoist Insurgency: Has Chhattisgarh turned the corner?
May 10, 2024

Countering Maoist Insurgency: Has Chhattisgarh turned the corner?

Despite the recent series of successful operations against the Maoists, the state and its security forces have to entrench themselves in the state whi

Half a century of India’s Maoist insurgency: An appraisal of state response
Jun 13, 2019

Half a century of India’s Maoist insurgency: An appraisal of state response

In 2006, then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh named  Maoist insurgency as “the single biggest internal-security challenge”[i] the country has ever faced. He would repeat the same warning in the succeeding four years.[ii] This paper argues  that today, the insurgency no longer poses the same degree of threat to the Indian state. It outlines the trajectory of the Maoist insurgency from its roots in the late 1960s, to credible domination over

The complexity and durability of India’s intelligence culture
Oct 06, 2023

The complexity and durability of India’s intelligence culture

Despite the recent allegations, India’s intelligence culture has been characterised by its conflict resolution strategies instead of resorting to ta

Unfamiliar territory
Jul 24, 2013

Unfamiliar territory

BSF's firing incident near Ramban has caused widespread protest in Kashmir and once again brought into focus the atrocious record of the BSF in Kashmir, for which the responsibility must rest with the Union Home Ministry. The BSF were never raised as a counterinsurgency force, yet, in 1990, they were pitched into Kashmir.

माओवाद्यांच्या बंडखोरीविरूद्ध लढा
May 23, 2024

माओवाद्यांच्या बंडखोरीविरूद्ध लढा

माओवाद्यांविरूद्धचा लढा तीव्र होत असतानाच, राज्याच्या �