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Syed Ata Hasnain

Syed Ata Hasnain | Pluralism is a way of life for India’s armed forces

In the armed forces, no one looks at your faith, caste or ethnicity

05 May 2022 12:47 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | The many consequences of Imran Khan’s outswinger

An avoidable constitutional crisis has been created, which is likely to create more turbulence in Pakistan’s already fractious politics

05 Apr 2022 11:30 PM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Putin’s Ukraine war goes beyond just war-fighting

It’s not classically conventional and is veering towards combinations: hybrid, conventional and grey zone, all rolled in one

25 Mar 2022 2:57 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Wars need wisdom: How far is Putin likely to go?

The mistake was made not in 2021-22 but way back in 1991, when the Soviet Union broke up

28 Feb 2022 1:37 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | The sensitivities of India’s internal security in 2022

With networks far easier to establish and communications faster and more reliable, instability spreads many times quicker

14 Jan 2022 11:11 PM


Syed Ata Hasnain | Protecting minorities in J&K amidst 1990s’ fears

Three decades later, those threats seem to be once again translating into acts

11 Oct 2021 1:03 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | If the Taliban succeeds, regional chaos to follow

Pakistan was forced to assist in the global war on terror against the very same elements it had created

14 Aug 2021 7:36 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Drones as weapons: India is facing a new challenge

The successful campaign 'Operation All Out' launched by the Indian security forces through 2017-18 triggered the Pulwama attack in 2019

03 Jul 2021 12:10 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Ladakh standoff: Can Galwan occur again?

Yet a Galwan could always happen as a spinoff from other circumstances, given the unpredictability of the LAC

15 Jun 2021 7:17 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Turbulent Afghanistan could impact Kashmir

Obviously, the flavour for jihadism is low at present, but it would be incorrect to assume it is all over

09 Jun 2021 12:35 AM


Syed Ata Hasnain | Imposed solutions in Mideast won’t work

A conflict occupied the world's centre space for seven decades can’t be artificially resolved without having on board all the stakeholders

20 May 2021 7:40 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Russian power play sees a key South Asian reset

The hyphenation of India and Pakistan for a high-profile Russian visit is a first of its kind

10 Apr 2021 12:05 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Special effort needed in Pak to make truce work

What it takes to keep the ceasefire in place without violations is the existence of a conducive political and diplomatic environment

01 Mar 2021 4:18 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Why China ‘disengaged’: Always carry a big stick

No one should expect that the agreement to disengage will be achieved overnight or that conflict resolution is on the cards

13 Feb 2021 12:00 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | As politics intensifies in J&K, ensure its security

What have the DDC elections really achieved? They have created hope and an opportunity for political empowerment at the grassroots level

04 Jan 2021 4:59 AM


Syed Ata Hasnain | China’s Ladakh chimera: India needs to stand firm

A few plain facts need to be kept in mind when examining the current situation

21 Nov 2020 12:00 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Pakistan in free fall is dangerous for India

Pakistan is in the news again, this time over looming threats to the Imran Khan government from a surprisingly united Opposition

06 Nov 2020 1:05 PM

Syed Ata Hasnain | On Sino-Indian border: Skirmish, war or peace?

While jingoism will rule the airwaves under such conditions and every Indian becomes an analyst, the term “war” adopts a romantic hue

12 Sep 2020 6:42 PM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Dawood, D-Company and Pakistan’s terror links

D-Company became a well-known name across India as it deeply involved itself with Pakistan-sponsored transnational proxy terrorism in India

25 Aug 2020 7:56 PM

Syed Ata Hasnain | In Ladakh, operational logistics holds the key

Well behind and in between are an equal number of heroes who toil hard to ensure that the front lines are always kept well supplied

15 Jul 2020 6:54 PM