Colonel Vivek Chadha

OPEN TO OPINION

Colonel Vivek Chadha (Retd) is a research fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses and author of Lifeblood of Terrorism: Countering Terrorism Finance.

POLITICS

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Hurriyat, hawala raids are a body blow to terror funding network in Kashmir

Funds for sustaining terrorism and mob violence in the Valley emanate primarily from Pakistan.

POLITICS

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How we got trapped in Pakistan and LeT's dirty propaganda on terrorists

Call the suicide attackers what they are - hashishins and not fidayeens.

POLITICS

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Budgam: Breaking the myth of excessive force by security forces in Kashmir

It is relevant to draw a comparison of standard operating procedures adopted in the Valley with those followed by UN peacekeeping forces.

POLITICS

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What scrapping Rs 500/1,000 notes means for countering terrorism

Modi's bold move will have far-reaching effects on the financing of terror due to its linkage with corruption and money laundering.

POLITICS

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Indian Army's surgical strikes should make Pakistan think twice before trying another Uri

New Delhi has proved that it has military capability to strike at targets across the LoC, which will have a cautionary effect on terrorists.

POLITICS

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By shutting the door on talks, Hurriyat has betrayed Kashmiris and Kashmiriyat

The separatists, through their stubborn and short-sighted approach, have lost the faith of moderate Muslims, who remain a vast majority in the Valley.

POLITICS

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10 steps to renew hope in Kashmir

Burhan Wani's killing was merely a trigger that galvanised people already dissatisfied with the status quo in the Valley.

POLITICS

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China does not want India to have a seat at the nuclear high table

Beijing wants an untrustworthy Islamabad to slip through the opening created for New Delhi.

POLITICS

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Army respects human rights: Sacrifice of soldiers in Pampore encounter

The force continues to remain the bastion of reliability and faith that the nation reposes in it.

POLITICS

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If we want to kill terrorists, we need to find out how they get paid

There are different ways in which terrorist groups raise funds to support their activities.