Non-state actors

Non-state actors as creation of state in context with Pakistan

September 13, 2015

Non-state actors such as Mujahideen and Taliban are creation of Pakistan and role of state in their birth is an open secret. Pakistan created them to use them to achieve concealed objectives against both India and Afghanistan. However, the groups instead have carved a comfort zone and...

Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security

December 23, 2014

Kautilya has written that a state could be at risk from four types of threats viz. internal, external, externally-aided internal and internally-aided external. Out of them, the internal threats should be taken care of immediately, for internal troubles, like the fear of the lurking snake, are far...