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K a s h m i r

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Inaugural Edition

A Kashmir Bachao Andolan Publication

May 2002

I N S I D E


Kashur Gazette

And Them         Sunita Vakil

Table Talk             Sushil Vakil


Spotlight    Chalmers Johnson

Editorial

Special Report Sundeep Waslekar Ilmas Futehally

Fundamentals Jagan Kaul

Book Review Romeet Watt

InsideTrack          Dr Subash Kapila

Himalayan Blunder              Romeet Watt

In Black & White An Assessment

Statecraft             S a p r a   says

Bottomline           Dr Subash Kapila

 

A b o u t  U s

F e e d b a c k

D i s c l a i m er

C o p y r i g h t s

S P O T L I G H T

E D I T O R I A L

The September 11 Blowback   

Chalmers Johnson 


Blowback was finished in 1999. My intention was to warn my fellow Americans about the nature and conduct of U.S. foreign policy over the previous half-century, focussing particularly on the decade after the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991. The book appeared in the early spring of 2000. I argued that many aspects of what the American government had done abroad .......More >>>>

A P H C: Participate or Perish  

The Kashmir Telegraph says..... 


In the September-October 2002, Jammu and Kashmir, the only Muslim-majority state of the Indian Union is scheduled to go for polls, an event that is keenly awaited in the political and diplomatic circles.  Recent reports regarding hectic behind the scene parleys to persuade APHC to participate in the elections, has generated a lot of interest.  It is reported that .......More >>>>


S P E C I A L  R E P O R T

F U N D A M E N T A L S

B O O K   R E V I E W

Reshaping the Agenda in Kashmir

Sundeep Waslekar 

Ilmas Futehally


International Centre for Peace Initiatives (ICPI), has been involved with the Kashmir issue since 1995. ICPI has visited Jammu and Kashmir a few times in the last nine months, to interact with Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, .......More >>>>

Kashmir: Kashmiri Pundit View-point

Jagan Kaul

 


In view of the active political, religious, financial and emotional involvement of the Pan Islamic movement and Pakistan, the otherwise very simple Kashmir issue has become complex and explosive in its character. Through 3 full-fledged .......More >>>>

War & Diplomacy in Kashmir, 1947-48

Romeet Watt

 


C Dasgupta, one of India’s most distinguished diplomats, was Ambassador to China and the European Union before retiring recently. He has done the Nation an immense service with his latest booklargely based on documents  .......More >>>>


 I N S I D E   T R A C K

THE HIMALAYAN BLUNDER

India's payback time to Israel 

Dr. Subhash Kapila 


In international relations, as in human relations a payback time occurs when one of the parties helping the other all along, itself needs support and understanding. In terms of India-Israel relations, it is payback time now for India ......More >>>>

Nepal: Red Flag Flying   

Romeet Watt 


Clubbed between two Asian powers, India and China, Nepal has been undergoing the worst political upheaval in its history. Largely supported "People's Movement" in 1990 paved the way for the establishment of a ......More >>>>


 IN BLACK & WHITE

S T A T E C R A F T

T H E  B O T T O M L I N E

J & K in the year 2002

An Assessment 


Jammu and Kashmir remains the most serious internal security challenge for the country. Global attention is significantly focussed on the State consequent to the military build-up along the borders by India and Pakistan. The build up commenced after five terrorists of the Jaish .......More >>>>

Two Approaches to Terrorism

S a p r a   says .....


It is finally clear that the United States Administration, no matter what its officials might publicly avow, is not interested in taking on terrorism everywhere in the world. The Administration will take on terrorists only if they directly threaten US interests. This in itself is only to ......More >>>>

U S Obsession with Kashmir

Dr. Subhash Kapila


Pakistan excepted, it is the United States of America which stands out as the second nation most obsessed with the Kashmir issue.  The American obsession with Kashmir has been persistent for the last fifty years or so. Paradoxically, when Indian Governments approach ......More >>>>


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