Worldwide, conflict resolution experiences suggest that the majority of peace negotiations have been successful on two occasions. First, when the rebel groups are in the weak position against the state and second when there is the presence of an influential, trustworthy and non-partisan mediator. In the case of Afghanistan, both these peace process sustaining elements were not present.
CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS Resources : Society for the Study of Peace & Conflict, New Delhi/ Journal on Chemical and Biological Weapons (IDSA): 2007-2018
Kashmir has already witnessed 41,000 casualties in the last three decades. A new round of violence and conflict in Kashmir could escalate the ongoing tension in the region both at the diplomatic level and at the border.
Development in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh have both internal and external ramifications. The Union Government of India must restrict tourism influx which has infamous tendency to dislodge the carrying capacity of the mountain region. India’s internal and external manoeuvres on development for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh has a long way ahead.
Technology has come to play a vital role in a nation’s defence system. The armed forces have a mutual connection with technology. Many technologies that are routinely used in civilian life, like the Internet or the global positioning system (GPS), actually have a link to or are derived from, military innovations.