Issue Brief

BBIN: Paradigm Change in South Asia

(December 21, 2016)


In a bid to emulate the European Economic Cooperation (EEC, later EC and then EU), and the promise of success in the ASEAN models, South Asian countries got together in December 1985 to form their own South Asian...

Anti-Terror Laws in India and Pakistan: A Comparative Study

(December 21, 2016)

Anti-national acts of misguided citizens and their fanatic mentors have forced even democratic governments to enact special laws to deal with these. The purpose of such provisions, which many propagators of individual freedom view as 'draconian...

Rising Trend of Religious Radicalization in Bangladesh

(December 21, 2016)

Bangladesh, world's third largest Muslim majority nation has, right from its independence, cherished and followed the cardinal democratic values of freedom, equality, justice and religious tolerance. These, in a major way, also played a pivotal...