December 06, 2020

Saji Cherian

  • Deadly Arsenal
    Deadly Arsenal

    This is not the first time that the Andhra police recovered rocket launchers, but the sheer volume of the...

  • On A Wheel Of Fire
    On A Wheel Of Fire

    The LTTE might have suffered a setback or, in its own language, have 'tactically withdrawn' from some areas,...

  • Expansive Vision
    Expansive Vision

    '...we will refine and develop our tactics to rebuild, consolidate and expand the revolutionary movement in...

  • Irreconcilable Differences
    Irreconcilable Differences

    The clarity that attends the Maoist approach to negotiations in the tactical peace process is in sharp...

  • Yet Another Farce
    Yet Another Farce

    The catastrophic terrorist attacks in Mumbai and a series of grenade attacks on tourists in Srinagar have...

  • Fragile Transition
    Fragile Transition

    Despite the enormous optimism that has swept across Nepal in the wake of the 'people's victory' and the...

  • Pushing Back The Reds
    Pushing Back The Reds

    But only out of the borders of the state into adjoining ones - or underground. The Maoists may have sustained...

  • Spiralling Out Of Control
    Spiralling Out Of Control

    The Maoists couldn't have wished the script to unfold any better, with the king, as if, playing the part of a...

  • LTTE's Diaspora Resources
    LTTE's Diaspora Resources

    For the LTTE, it is profitable to keep the pot boiling without letting it flow over. A range of front...

  • Pyrrhic Victory
    Pyrrhic Victory

    Despite the Chairman King's glowing rhetoric, the elections prove that any resolution of the conflict in...

  • The Red Economy
    The Red Economy

    As the 'People's War' spreads from forest areas towards the urban expanse, the structure of 'revolutionary...

  • The Red Spreads
    The Red Spreads

    With the Maoists rebels announcing the end of their four-month unilateral ceasefire and vowing to "go on the...

  • New Blood In A War Without End
    New Blood In A War Without End

    Post-Jehanabad, analysts fear a that the Ranvir Sena could secure the political patronage it needs to stage a...

  • Terror Ultimatum?
    Terror Ultimatum?

    The 2004 threat of return to war was diluted because of the Tsunami. Tough posturing on Hero's Day apart from...

  • Uneasy Quiet
    Uneasy Quiet

    The decrease in Maoist violence during the Assembly elections should not be viewed as a sign of weakening of...

  • The States Of Denial
    The States Of Denial

    The wheel has turned full circle for the Naxalites and the Andhra Pradesh state government. But the Andhra...

  • Naxalbari Redux?
    Naxalbari Redux?

    Are the current disorders in West Bengal an extension of the Naxalite Movement of the 1960's and 70's? Or...

  • Sheng Tung, Chi Hsi
    Sheng Tung, Chi Hsi

    Or, as Mao said, "Uproar [in the] East; Strike [in the] West", articulating the principles of distraction on...

  • Reality Bites
    Reality Bites

    For the Chhattisgarh government, the success of anti-Naxalite operations is paramount if the promised foreign...

  • SNAFU Station
    SNAFU Station

    The charade of peace talks has finally ended in Andhra Pradesh after nearly ten months of a purported truce,...

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