Urban naxals provide the pipeline for arms, money to reach jungles: Ex- Spl Secy, R&AW

New Delhi, Aug 29: The arrest of five persons alleged to be naxalite sympathisers has led to a major debate.

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The Zero-Cost Mission/ Wily Agent: R&AW’s dare-devil operation Bangladesh operation that saved India

zerocostmissionNew Delhi, July 12: Amar Bhushan, the former special secretary of the Research and Analysis Wing has come up with his second offering. His first book, ‘Escape to no where,’ dealt with a fictionalised account of the Rabinder Singh spy case and how the CIA had facilitated his escape to Florida.

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How Christian missionaries are funding naxals, their urban friends to ‘BREAK INDIA’

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It is often said that the West has four wings of the armed forces-The Army, Airforce, Navy and the Church. Several security analysts and officials say that the problem being posed by the Christian missionaries is immense. Like Islamic terrorism which is a more open threat, the threat posed by a large section of missionaries is veiled, but extremely dangerous.

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Interview: Real action is when Pakistan stops sending terrorists to Kashmir, says former R&AW officer Amar Bhushan

hafizsaeedUnited States President Donald Trump has raised the issue of Pakistan’s refusal to act against terrorist groups despite having an obligation to do so and recently, Pakistan has also banned the charities of Lashkar-e-Taiba boss Hafiz Saeed. These are crucial developments where India is concerned as Pakistan has been a perennial problem for long.

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Was Doklam standoff staged by China to appease Pakistan?

indchin2China has repeatedly blamed India for the Doklam standoff. The Chinese went on to say that it was the Indians who moved its troops which led to the standoff at Doklam. OneIndia discusses with former Research and Analysis Wing officer, Amar Bhushan what led to the sudden aggression by China. Bhushan says that let us one fact straight and that is there will be no escalation from both sides.

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Amarnath yatra attack: Not the time for sound, it is time for action

amarnathyatraNot the time for sound, it is time for action. Former officer with the Research and Analysis Wing who served as a special secretary in the cabinet secretariat, Amar Bhushan says that it is not high time President’s rule is imposed in the Jammu and Kashmir and the Army should be allowed to do its job.

Bhushan took time off to have a talk with OneIndia as to what the response should be in the wake of the Amarnath yatra being attacked by terrorists on Monday night in which 7 persons lost their lives.

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Time for a decisive strike on Pakistan: Former R&AW official

It is time for a decisive strike on Pakistan in the wake of the country deciding to hang Kulbhushan Jadhav says former officer with the Research and Analysis Wing, Amar Bhushan. He tells OneIndia that the options before India are very limited, but the better thing to do would be to send across a strong message through a decisive strike.
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You should not give proof of surgical strike, says former R&AW officer

Pic: Outlook.com
Pic: Outlook.com

You cannot, you should not and you shall not. This is what several officers both serving and former have to say when talk of proof for the surgical strikes are being sought.

Did Arvind Kejriwal expect Pakistan to confirm the surgical strikes? They got a bloody nose and it is common sense that they would not confirm the news, says former officer with the Research and Analysis Wing, Amar Bhushan.

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Talking Baloch should go beyond Red Fort speech, says ex-RAW spook

Modi_Independence_2973069fPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s I-Day speech reference to Balochistan, PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan is being both hailed and criticised as a departure from India’s response so far to Pakistan’s unrelenting propaganda on the Kashmir issue.
Former RAW spook Amar Bhushan thinks, however, that while Modi did well to hold the mirror to Islamabad, India should have begun doing so 30 years ago, around the time the Baloch liberation movement began.

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Time we acted tough against Kashmiri separatists, says ex-spook

hurriyat-conference-antinational-hawkfeedKashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has been ‘arrested’, perhaps a pointer to a toughening of the Centre’s stance on the unrest in the state.
Indeed, the fact that no meeting took place between Union Home minister Rajnath Singh and the separatist leaders during the former’s visit to the state over the weekend is being seen as growing realisation in Delhi that the Hurriyat and other separatist organisations are increasingly irrelevant in Jammu and Kashmir affairs, beyond their efforts to keep the state on the boil.
Yet, the one question that observers ask is, why hasn’t stronger action been taken against these separatists, despite there being several dossiers and cases against them, ranging from money laundering to sedition. Successive Indian governments have been “foolishly scared” to act against the likes of Geelani, says former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) officer Amar Bhushan in an interview with OneIndia. Excerpts:

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