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Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in South Asia Post-US Drawdown
Jul 10, 2015

Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in South Asia Post-US Drawdown

An examination of the prospects for al-Qaeda following the US drawdown in Afghanistan and the likely threats which the region, and India in particular, might face in the future. A supplementary scrutiny of ISIS, and the group's possible expansion in the region, is also proffered.

AQIS:  A possible Al Qaeda resurgence in South Asia?
Sep 09, 2014

AQIS: A possible Al Qaeda resurgence in South Asia?

The birth of AQIS at the time when al Qaeda is loosening its grip over the jihadist movement in the Middle East, which has been taken over by the Islamic State (IS), raises questions about al Qaeda's possible resurgence in South Asia.

Digital connectivity as an enabling factor in Asian resurgence
Dec 15, 2021

Digital connectivity as an enabling factor in Asian resurgence

In the post pandemic world, Asia could exploit the growing digital connectivity to overcome the hassles of conventional trade and ratchet up its econo

Inequality 4.0: Digital resurgence widening income gaps?
Dec 23, 2020

Inequality 4.0: Digital resurgence widening income gaps?

The coming decade requires an urgent effort toward the establishment of mechanisms that ensures an egalitarian re-distribution of the tech-revolution

Maritime menace: Resurgence of Somali piracy
Apr 10, 2024

Maritime menace: Resurgence of Somali piracy

The weakened hold of Mogadishu over the federation is fuelling the emergence of Somali piracy

Radical resurgence in Pakistan: A case study of Jamaat-ud Dawa
May 09, 2008

Radical resurgence in Pakistan: A case study of Jamaat-ud Dawa

Pakistan has not given up the use of terrorist groups like Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) to achieve its foreign policy objectives in India and Afghanistan, a policy which threatens to make Asia, and the world, more unsafe in the years to come. JuD, parent body of Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT), is a highly organised, trans-national terrorist group based in Pakistan which has links not only with Pakistan Army and its intelligence agency,

Africa’s ‘Agenda 2063’: A document of hope
Aug 20, 2023

Africa’s ‘Agenda 2063’: A document of hope

Even after the decolonisation of Africa, the continent was unable to formulate, let alone implement its own agenda because of its deep political and economic vulnerabilities. This situation has changed in the last two decades, and today, Africa is witnessing political and economic resurgence. Its leaders realise that the time has come for African development to be owned and driven by the African people themselves. There is a new enthusiasm for th

Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict, Advantage China in Central Asia
Nov 23, 2023

Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict, Advantage China in Central Asia

The Central Asian Republics (CARs) have, in recent years, implemented multifaceted foreign policies to achieve strategic autonomy and limit China’s influence and Russia's traditional sway. But domestic uprisings in the CARs, the Taliban's resurgence in Afghanistan, and now the Russia-Ukraine conflict have given China new opportunities to strengthen its presence in Central Asia. This brief investigates China's increased engagement with the CARs

Brewing apprehensions: Bangladesh watchful of Taliban
Sep 09, 2021

Brewing apprehensions: Bangladesh watchful of Taliban

How will the takeover by the Taliban affect Bangladesh and will we see a strong resurgence of Taliban-inspired Islamist outfits?

China and India postpone peak coal
Oct 15, 2021

China and India postpone peak coal

Coal consumption sees a resurgence as countries attempt to balance between increasing demands for energy and slow supply of renewables. A new challeng

China, India, and COVID-19: How the pandemic strengthens democracy
Dec 30, 2022

China, India, and COVID-19: How the pandemic strengthens democracy

As China witnesses a resurgence of COVID cases, the question that arises is whether China’s authoritarian system is jeopardising its struggle agains

Covid-19: Breathing new life into ‘Make in India’
Aug 19, 2020

Covid-19: Breathing new life into ‘Make in India’

The ‘Make in India’ scheme launched in 2014 could be the starting point in galvanising the economic resurgence in post-pandemic India.

Decoding the ISISDecoding the ISIS
Jun 21, 2014

Decoding the ISISDecoding the ISIS

Extremists' groups like the ISIS have capitalised on Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki's ethno-sectarian politics. And, the resurgence of ethnic animosities has long-standing implications for Iraq and the West Asian region as a whole.

Exploring ways to strengthen India-Africa partnership
Oct 28, 2010

Exploring ways to strengthen India-Africa partnership

Taking note of the winds of change sweeping through the resource-rich and people-rich African continent, ORF organised a day-long round-table to unravel the implications of the resurgence of Africa for the India-Africa partnership.

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border
Jan 08, 2024

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border

Initiated in 1970, the FMR experienced a resurgence in 2016, finding a place within the broader Act East Policy of New Delhi.

For God and Country
Apr 03, 2022

For God and Country

The resurgence of God and Christian good in the Russia-Ukraine conflict narrative points to a deeper fissure than just ideology between the West and i

Indo-US relations: A reality check
Dec 18, 2012

Indo-US relations: A reality check

Despite a few hiccups in the initial years of the Obama administration, relationship now stands at a comfortable juncture of increased confidence and a substantially high level of cooperation across a host of issues including Afghanistan where the US, despite some initial apprehensions, now increasingly see India's role as positive in nature and pivotal for the economic resurgence of the Afghan people.

Pakistan to remain unstable
Aug 22, 2008

Pakistan to remain unstable

Pakistan would continue to grapple with political instability, economic crisis and resurgence in radicalism even after the exit of former President Pervez Musharraf, leaving Pakistan Army in a jockeying position.

Repositioning for the 21st century, the DMK experience
Jan 06, 2010

Repositioning for the 21st century, the DMK experience

The DMK's current resurgence had its beginning in the 2004 Lok Sabha polls that the ruling AIDMK-BJP combine lost completely after the negative fallout of the economic and fiscal reforms hit the common man

Second wave of COVID-19: Causes and solutions
Apr 04, 2021

Second wave of COVID-19: Causes and solutions

The behaviour of the COVID-19 pandemic is not particularly unusual with regard to its resurgence as “waves.”

South Asia South Asia Weekly 8
Mar 02, 2008

South Asia South Asia Weekly 8

In Sri Lanka, everybody is uncertain about the future. Nobody knows what happens next. Take for instance, the victory march of Sri Lankan Army (SLA) which was once again bogged down by the LTTE's resurgence. Though the week started with the forward march of the Sri Lanka defence forces after the killing of the three senior female LTTE leaders at sea including Lt. Colonel Kalai Arasi,

South Asia Weekly Report | Volume XIII; 27
Jul 09, 2020

South Asia Weekly Report | Volume XIII; 27

With the United States preparing for a complete withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan by mid–2021 mandated by the US–Taliban deal signed on 29 February 2020, Afghanistan will predictably witness a resurgence of increasingly visible manifestations of ‘great power’ rivalries.

Swine Flu: Challenges and Impact on the Indian EconomY
Sep 13, 2023

Swine Flu: Challenges and Impact on the Indian EconomY

Swine flu has seen a worrisome spread in India recently, and there are fears of another resurgence in the coming months. This issue brief explores the economic impact of swine flu and the challenges India faces in fighting the disease.

Taliban 2.0: Stronger or Moving Towards Fragmentation?
Sep 07, 2023

Taliban 2.0: Stronger or Moving Towards Fragmentation?

Two years after the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan, the debates around whether the group remains intact or has become divided have surfaced once again. In the immediate aftermath of the fall of Kabul in August 2021, there were speculations that the country could be going into a civil war or the Taliban would eventually come to a split. This brief analyses the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s resurgence in Kabul and weighs in o

The Enduring Link Between Conflict and Hunger in the 21st Century
Oct 14, 2021

The Enduring Link Between Conflict and Hunger in the 21st Century

The economic consequences of the ongoing pandemic have pushed millions of people into hunger and poverty. Yet, in some parts of the world, critical levels of widespread hunger, or famine, had already made a resurgence long before the outbreak of COVID-19. This brief studies the famine-like situation in four countries in two continents—Yemen, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and North Korea—to demonstrate the direct link between conflicts and modern fam

The face of terror in Bangladesh
Mar 05, 2018

The face of terror in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has witnessed a resurgence in terror activities since 2013, indicating regrouping of the Neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh.

The Revival of Somali Piracy in the Gulf of Aden
Jan 23, 2024

The Revival of Somali Piracy in the Gulf of Aden

In the past six weeks, attacks on merchant ships have become increasingly common, and regional navies are struggling to keep up

The Taliban takeover: Afghanistan-Bangladesh relations during this period of transition
Sep 08, 2021

The Taliban takeover: Afghanistan-Bangladesh relations during this period of transition

Resurgence of terrorism and a further influx of refugees are areas of concern for Bangladesh after the US withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

आशियाच्या भरारीसाठी डिजिटल पंख
Dec 21, 2021

आशियाच्या भरारीसाठी डिजिटल पंख

कोरोनानंतरच्या नव्या जगात, आशियाला डिजिटल जोडणीचा वापर करून, पारंपरिक अडथळ्यांवर मात करून आपला विकास साधण्याची नामी संधी आहे.

पोप यांच्या इराकभेटीचे फलित
Mar 17, 2021

पोप यांच्या इराकभेटीचे फलित

अमेरिकेचे अध्यक्ष जो बायडन यांनी अमेरिका-इराक संघर्ष संपविण्याकडे वाटचाल करताच, सामाजिक असंतोष संपविण्यासाठी झालेली पोप यांची ही इराकभेट महत्त्वाची आहे.