This volume spans the entire range of armed conflicts in South Asia taking both inter-state and intra -state actors into account. It address three major security aspects in the region-armed conflicts, peace audit and early warning-and evaluates the gap between the end of the violence and response to peace, assessing whether the peace process are fragile in the region.
Highlighting the early warning of the impending armed conflicts, the essays permit the placement of ameliorative measures for dealing with such a situation from law and order perspective.
Security Transition and Peace Process in Afghanistan
Armed Conflicts in Pakistan: Continuing Violence despite Changes in Leadership
D. Suba Chandran and Ayesha Khanyari
Myanmar: Tentative Consolidation of Peace
Bibhu Prasad Routray
Northeast India: Bordering on Renewed Conflict or building on the Peace?
Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman
Left-Wing Extremism: A Mixed bag
Peace Process in Jammu and Kashmir 2013: Hope to Simmering Discontent?
Peace Process in Manipur: A Perspective
Auditing Peace and Conflict in India’s Northeast: Do We Need a ‘Peace Policy’?
Nani Gopal Mahanta
Election 2013 and Peace Process in Nepal
Nishchal Nath Pandey
Moist Insurgency and Peace Process in Nepal: Integration (of the Maoist Combatants) and the Divide within the Maoist Party
Uddhab Prasad Pyakurel
Sri Lanka: Positive Peace at a Distance
State, Society and Talks with Taliban: Everywhere and Nowhere
D. Suba Chandran
Communal Divide in Jammu and Kashmir
Maoists in Northeast India: The Spread of a Rebellion
Convergence and Divergence of Madhes Politics in Nepal and Its Implication
Sohan Prasad Sha
The Political Direction of the Maoist Party in Nepal: Possibilities, Recommendations and Incentives
Sinhala Buddhist Radicalization in Post-War Sri Lanka
SAGE, New Delhi