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Siddharth Ramana is an MscEcon in Intelligence and Strategic Studies. A student of peace and conflict studies, he is presently pursuing an additional Masters in Counter Terrorism (Israel). He has worked as a research assistant for the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies and as a researcher for the British American Security Information Council. In addition to researching issues for the Middle East Strategic Informer and the Institute of Counter Terrorism, he is also a consultant and contributor to worldanalysis.net
His areas of interest include South Asia, Middle East, Terrorism and Nuclear issues.
All views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the organisations the author is associated with.
SHARE Monday, July 13, 2009 Maldives: A fresh look at the terror threat
How serious is the Jihadi threat from the Maldives? Why is Maldives on the security radar of countries in South Asia? This article provides a brief descriptive role of the Jihad threat emnating from the Maldives and some of the measures taken to counter it.
SHARE Saturday, September 20, 2008 Pakistan: External Misdealings
Looking at the fall of Pakistan into the frontline battlefield of war on terror. Why has the west abandoned the nation? Is it due to the external follies of Pakistan? This piece explores.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, June 1, 2008 A nuclear Israel
A nuclear Israel, is it a threat to the Middle East? How credible is a nuclear Israel? This piece outlines a brief history of the Israeli nuclear program.
SHARE Monday, January 7, 2008 Who killed Benazir?
Assesment of who killed Benazir Bhutto and why? Article was written in the aftermath of the assassination, and hence does not include any information recently made available.
(6 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 7, 2007 The ties that blind us-Why India should be concerned about a nuclear Iran
India has been relatively quiet in dealing with the Iranian nuclear crises. This is owing to the immense economic alliance between the two countries. This article argues that the risks of a nuclear Iran, outweigh the economic benefits. It further argues that the economic alliance would not be severely affected if India decides to take a pro-active stance.
SHARE Tuesday, November 6, 2007 Where Art Thou Afghanistan?
The growing Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan, is assessed with recommendations made dealing with the same.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, November 5, 2007 Pakistan: Emergency Times
Pakistan's president has declared a state of emergency. The "world's most dangerous place" has become even more so. This are President Musharraf's motives?