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Wasbir Hussain

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A Turf War

A Turf War

Jul 30, 2012 Wasbir Hussain

The aftermath of the rioting in Assam has led to one of India’s largest humanitarian crises, with more than...

Revolt Within A Rebellion

Revolt Within A Rebellion

Jun 13, 2011 Wasbir Hussain

Another split among Naga rebels is now threatening to impact on the protracted Naga peace process.

Dhaka Arrests Terror

Dhaka Arrests Terror

May 05, 2010 Wasbir Hussain

With foreign sanctuaries for Northeast Indian insurgents shrinking, it is only a matter of time before the...

Is Peace About To Break Out?

Is Peace About To Break Out?

Feb 18, 2010 Wasbir Hussain

Negotiations seem to be advancing well with ULFA and NSCN-IM. Almost all other major separatist groups,...

Down But Not Out As Yet 

Down But Not Out As Yet 

Nov 18, 2009 Wasbir Hussain

Bangladeshi cooperation has been critical in crippling the ULFA, but there is certainly some potential for...

A Rebellion In Deep Freeze

A Rebellion In Deep Freeze

Sep 30, 2009 Wasbir Hussain

A ceasefire and a peace process can only be meaningful within the context of a broader solution – but there...

Legitimising Ethnic Militias? 

Legitimising Ethnic Militias? 

Aug 06, 2009 Wasbir Hussain

Why does the government absurdly take up the truce offers that can only lend legitimacy to small bands of...

Mizoram

Mizoram

Dec 22, 2008 Wasbir Hussain

After sitting 10 years in the opposition, the Congress plank was anti-incumbency

Powder Burns

Powder Burns

Dec 08, 2008 Wasbir Hussain

The blasts probe is narrowing down to the NDFB. Will it be proved?

The Seven Sorrows

The Seven Sorrows

Nov 17, 2008 Wasbir Hussain

Rebel outfits in the Northeast have a long history with 'foreign connections'. The Assam blasts just brought...

Death Speaks Again

Death Speaks Again

Nov 10, 2008 Wasbir Hussain

The deadly attack comes after ULFA had talked peace

Power Cuts For The People

Power Cuts For The People

Oct 20, 2008 Wasbir Hussain

Bodo-Muslim clashes are not new. Vested interests, though, are pinning the latest round on NDFB.

The ULFA Mutiny

The ULFA Mutiny

Jul 03, 2008 Wasbir Hussain

Whether or not the announcement of a truce by a section of the ULFA will serve any purpose in taking the...

Bullets On The Border

Bullets On The Border

May 19, 2008 Wasbir Hussain

Strategically sensitive Arunachal mulls a unified command to fight rebels on its soil

Old Frontier, New Command

Old Frontier, New Command

Apr 30, 2008 Wasbir Hussain

After Beijing's recent outbursts, New Delhi finally moves to set up a Unified Command in the state where, in...

Outsourced Terror

Outsourced Terror

Mar 25, 2008 Wasbir Hussain

Drastic shifts in strategy by the highly adaptive ULFA, Assam's frontline separatist group, have compelled...

Tea On The Boil

Tea On The Boil

Dec 10, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

Protesting adivasis open up another battlefront in Assam

Blood On Ivory

Blood On Ivory

Nov 12, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

Northeast's man-elephant turf war has aggressors from both sides

Conflict Fatigue?

Conflict Fatigue?

Nov 09, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

Recent surrenders may be dismissed as nothing but 'dramas' stage managed by the government, but with its...

Big Guns Under Fire

Big Guns Under Fire

Sep 25, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

By hitting at the very core of ULFA's fighting capabilities and pushing ahead to choke off the cadres of its...