This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.
This month we cover several issues concerning domestic politics and internal security — out-governing the Naxalites; institutionalising the positive trend in Bihar; the need for a comprehensive new law governing political parties; managing ageing; and the negative fallout of reserving parliamentary seats for women. In the books section present an extended excerpt from a thoughtful new book on India’s north-eastern states.
In international affairs, we present a counter-argument to the editors’ views on India’s role in UN peacekeeping; examine use of nuclear-protected terrorism as a core strategy and present an Afghan perspective on India’s role in the war-ravaged country.
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