India Kashmir War

What’s with the New Militancy in Kashmir

The Indian former Intelligence Bureau Director A. S. Dulat warned, “The calm appears deceptive.” This seasonal expert was veracious in sensing the emerging trend of militancy in Kashmir followed the decrease in 2013. There was a turning situation where a unique form of militant insurgency emerged after the evocation of autonomy provisions by abrogating Article 370 and 35A. It seriously triggered the concern of India regarding the new form of militancy.

Afghanistan USA War

How Did the Taliban Gain Public Support?

Taliban revisited their own ideologies and adopted them in accordance with the changing times in matters of governance, technology, and most importantly, in the realm of public services. Their strategy was wide and clear to supersede the Government in Kabul, which became their underlying motto and can be seen as a winning stride in their evolution from 2010 onwards.

Africa Human Rights War

The Tigray Massacre: Another Failure of IGO’s

What role have the players of powerful theatres played so far in Ethiopia and Northern Africa on a larger scale to curb the miseries? All international organizations failed to mediate to cool down the tension between the government and the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF). This results in this huge crisis of the human killings.

Afghanistan Human Rights Pacific USA War

Is Brereton Report a Cherry Picked Account of War Crimes in Afghanistan?

The atrocities committed in this report are not a rare occurrence or a cherry-picked event from the Afghan War, rather a normal for the forces there. These normalized acts of violence by the West enables rite of passages such as “blooding” and turns civilians into collateral damage. The report mentions these crimes were not committed in “the heat of the battle”; these are indeed war crimes.

India Kashmir Politics War

5th Generation Warfare: War of Narratives and the Kashmir Issue

Today, the analysts have agreed that the current era is the era of fifth-generation warfare. It is the most complex of all warfare generations as there is so much ambiguity in defining it due to its vast domain. Marine Lt Col Stanton Coerr described it as a generation of warfare “espoused by [the likes of] al Qaeda… with aspirations of setting up alternative political systems… they’re opportunists, intent only on destruction. But even pointless violence can have a perverse logic, for the sudden, irrational destruction undermines the idea that nations… are viable in the modern world.” This can be achieved by creating frustration among the masses or creating a conflict in ideologies and identities.