Syed Ata Hasnain

The writer, a former corps commander of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps, is currently associated with the Delhi Policy Group and the Vivekananda International Foundation.

New shades of an old conflict
Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Emergence of credible threats in ‘rear of rear areas’ points to a transformation in threat pattern. As Pakistan’s provocation changes, India’s response must be different too.

Don’t suspend disbelief
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

US President’s censure notwithstanding, Pakistan continues to mainstream terror groups. India cannot let down its guard.

Pakistan, storyteller
Mon, Oct 09, 2017

Delhi has much to learn from Islamabad’s diplomatic outreach to the world

Outreach that escaped scrutiny
Sat, Jul 08, 2017

Until the death of Burhan Wani, Kashmir’s new militancy on social media was little understood by the establishment, intelligence agencies and media

Infiltration, best countered
Sat, Jun 17, 2017

Pakistani militants are fervently trying to gain access through Uri. This is a warning bell to step up counter-terror ops, intelligence — and outreach to Kashmiris

On the digital front
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

To restore stability in Kashmir, security forces must provide a counter-narrative to the psychological warfare on social media

In spite of the faultlines
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

In a post-Trump world, India can be an example of plural values.

An old new militancy
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

In the absence of political engagement, a wide space has opened up for radicalisation in the Valley.

State of transition
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

The J&K situation confounds because it is more ambiguous than any internal conflict the Union of India has faced.

No war, no peace
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

President Xi’s strategy of seeking enhanced friendship in the backdrop of a border standoff looks set to continue.

The chief’s challenge
Fri, Aug 01, 2014

General Suhag has 30 months to push the army modernisation project.

Seize the day
Wed, Jun 18, 2014

How Modi can address the drift and alienation in Kashmir

A precarious poll
Wed, Apr 30, 2014

Kashmir goes to elections, more radicalised than before