'T20 isn't the killer. The T20 format is good for the game.' 'The majority of international cricketers still value Test cricket.' IMAGE: Mumbai Indians' Lasith Malinga celebrates Chennai Super Kings' Mahendra Singh Dhoni's wicket in the IPL 8 final, May 26, 2015. Photograph: BCCI Tony Irish is the widely respected Executive Chairman of the Federation of International Cricketers Associations, which represents cricketers from Australia, Bangladesh, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'Omar Khorsani has called repeatedly for the most barbaric of attacks. He is very adept on social media. He is, in other words, eerily similar to the ISIS leader Baghdadi.' 'The crux of the Pakistan army's 'strategic asset' policy -- its policy of regarding militants as those that can help Pakistan pursue its regional interests -- is that Pakistan needs help in weakening India or in keeping its presence minimal in the region.' Michael Kugelman reveals what the world can expect from the ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'The problem with India and Pakistan can be solved by Pakistan by ceasing its support for Islamist terrorists operating in India, letting go of its baseless demands upon Kashmir, ceasing its support for terrorists attacking India assets in Afghanistan.' C Christine Fair is the author of Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War. An associate professor at the Centre for Peace and Security Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, she is considered an authority on Pakistan and the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago 'Modi will continue the engagement with Pakistan' Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'The combination of the LeT and the ISI is the most dangerous terrorist challenge in the world because it carries a real and present danger of provoking nuclear war.' IMAGE: The Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai in flames, November 26-27, 2008. Last year, former Central Intelligence Agency official Bruce Riedel made the startling revelation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the cross-hairs of terrorist groups like the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Al Qaeda. Speaking at one of several conferences ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'When it comes to India-Pakistan relations, seminal moments of progress invariably bring out saboteurs of peace -- whether we're talking about fresh provocations along the LoC, or even a terror attack in India.' Few observers of developments in South Asia are as prolific as the astute Michael Kugelman. Kugelman, the Senior Associate for South and Southeast Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Centre, the Washington, DC, think-tank, is the go-to-analyst when journalists seek clarity on America and its ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Some members of the Obama administration have worried that Pakistan's heightened anxieties about India might lead Islamabad to take reckless measures, so they have wanted New Delhi to pursue more diplomatic engagement with Islamabad.' Daniel Markey is Adjunct Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the distinguished New York think-tank, the Council on Foreign Relations, where he specialises in security and governance issues in South Asia. His 2013 book, No Exit from Pakistan: ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'As Mumbai showed, and the Nairobi Westgate Mall attack reinforced, "guerrilla-style terrorism" has increasingly become the method-of-choice for terrorist groups,' says terrorism expert David Kilcullen. A couple of years ago, a fortnight before the fifth anniversary of the 26/11 attacks, David Kilcullen, one of the world's leading experts on terrorism, spoke to Rediff.com The Australian-born retired colonel served as Chief Strategist in the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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