Articles by Ajai Sahni
Sep 30, 2016
India's surgical strikes across LoC unlikely to bring Pakistan-backed terrorism to cohesive endThe surgical strike across the LoC is a remarkable, though not unique, achievement for the Army, but it is unlikely to bring Pakistan-backed terrorism to an end
Mar 14, 2015
Our J&K strategy can be simple: hold on for 15-20 years, and Pakistan will self-destructFrom a geo-strategic perspective, if India holds on to Jammu & Kashmir for another 15 or 20 years, Pakistan will destroy itself, even without India doing anything substantial to secure this end.
Mar 07, 2013
UPA anti-terror 'strategy': When doing nothing looks like successHas the UPA been much better than NDA in tackling terror? The answer: UPA has been luckier, not better
Feb 07, 2012
Pak agencies now on "kill and eliminate" mission in BalochistanThe murder of Zamur Domki and her daughter Jaana on 31 January shows that Pak agencies are now assassinating Baloch nationalists and their kin.
Nov 22, 2011
A shift too late: Mamata Banerjee's u-turn on MaoistsMamata's Maoist policy seems to do everything as well as its opposite and hopes something works out. But all she has done is strengthen the Maoists and undermine her own security forces.
Jul 15, 2011
Salwa Judum: SC throws baby out with the bathwaterThe Supreme Court has ended Chhattisgarh's disgraceful practice of using tribals in the frontline of anti-Maoist operations. But its order is so full of ideological prejudice and pretenses that it will surely have to be reviewed.