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South Asia Matters: latest analytical or thought pieces by Christopher Snedden
 


'Why do nations distrust/dislike China?     6 July 2014


'Good' Taliban, 'bad' Taliban and a need for stability     1 July 2014


Unravelling the acrostic
or the unravelling acrostic?     18 June 2014

Name changes: POK or POJ&K?     12 June 2014

India-Pakistan: changes and challenges     27 May 2014


Is Kashmir actually the jugular vein for Pakistan?     13 May 2014


Strategic Possibilities in South Asia     29 April 2014


J&K’s Chequered Democratic History    23 April 2014


Why has democracy done well in India?     9 April 2014


Maoism: 'Capitalising' in India     2 April 2014 


Identity and Freedom    24 March 2014


Russia: A Historic Strategic Opportunity     26 February 2014


Pakistan: difficult times     20 February 2014


Mediating the Kashmir dispute?     11 February 2014

Is there a J&K Identity?     7 February 2014

Has the Kashmir dispute been temporarily resolved?     29 January 2014

Actual and Perceptional 'Borders' in J&K     22 January 2014

India-Pakistan nuclear war     15 January 2014

Climate and ‘climate change’ in J&K     6 January 2014


Article 370 and Indian Jammu and Kashmir     10 December 2013


The two Sharifs and India-Pakistan relations     5 December


The Indo-Pacific ‘region’ and India     29 November 2013


Spying and Intelligence     20 November 2013


The biggest problem confronting South Asia: Water     12 November 2013


Line of Control, Contention and Contestation     7 November 2013


Unleashing Monsters     29 October 2013


Fluidity in South Asian matters     23 October 2013


October commemorations in J&K     8 October 2013

Improving India-Pakistan ties     2 October 2013

Hizb-ul-Mujahideen in 'Kashmir'     24 September 2013

'Modi'-fying India     17 September 2013

Changes in Australian Foreign Policy     11 September 2013

China-Pakistan Collusion?     3 September 2013

Strategic ‘Greyness’     26 August 2013
 
Divisions in 'India'     19 August 2013

What's happening in Kashmir?     12 August 2013

Bokhara and Beyond     5 August 2013 

   

Interesting Times in Azad Kashmir     29 July 2013


Bitter Battles in Balochistan     22 July 2013 


Some things never change—but they need to     15 July 2013

 
Significant Passings     2 July 2013 

Gilgit-Baltistan: decidedly odd—and devastating     24 June 2013

My suggestion to resolve the Kashmir dispute     18 June 2013

Is generational change the key to resolving the Kashmir dispute?     11 June 2013 
 
A Positive Development in South Asia: Democracy     3 June 2013
 

The Future of Afghanistan?     27 May 2013

   
Pakistan's post-election future?     20 May 2013
 
Pakistan's Elections: a Coalition Government Likely?     9 May 2013

 

A LOC-al Affair (15 January 2013): ALOC-alAffair15Jan2012.doc 

Published at South Asia Masala, 25 January 2013, see: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/southasiamasala/2013/01/25/a-loc-al-affair-and-india-lacks-a-covert-capability-for-use-against-pakistan/

 
The Unresolved Kashmir Dispute: Let the People Decide (first published at South Asia Masala, 25 October 2012, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/southasiamasala/category/by-contributor/snedden-christopher/):
 
A Tragedy on Siachen Glacier, 18 April 2012
Published at Future Directions International: www.futuredirections.org.au/publications/indian-ocean/29-indian-ocean-swa/482-a-tragedy-on-siachen-glacier.html

Afghanistan: conundrum central, 8 February 2011
Published at South Asia Masala, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/southasiamasala/2011/02/08/afghanistan-conundrum-central/

Published at South Asia Masala, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/southasiamasala/2011/01/11/malik-mumtaz-qadri-salman-taseer-islam/

Does the Kashmir insurgency offer ISAF any tips?, 30 July 2010
Published at South Asia Masala, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/southasiamasala/2010/07/30/does-the-kashmir-insurgency-offer-isaf-any-tips/

Some thoughts about the South Asian ‘Region’, 27 May 2010
Published at: South Asia Masala, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/southasiamasala/2010/05/27/some-thoughts-about-the-south-asian-‘region’/
And on 12 June 2010 in a slightly altered format at East Asia Forum, www.eastasiaforum.org/author/christophersnedden/

Afghanistan: will ISAF just walk away one day?, 24 September 2009
Published at South Asia Masala, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/southasiamasala/2009/09/24/afghanistan-will-isaf-just-walk-away-one-day/

Is a secular Pakistan the answer?, 19 July 2009
Published at South Asia Masala, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/southasiamasala/2009/07/19/is-a-secular-pakistan-the-answer/

Afghanistan—does it make sense for Australia to still be there?, 13 February 2009
Unpublished: 
SneddenAfghanistan5Feb2009.doc
 
 

 


       
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