Shyam Tekwani

Shyam Tekwani

Shyam Tekwani is a professor at the Daniel K Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu, where he specialises in political violence, terrorism and counterterrorism, security dynamics of South Asia, and the role of media in security.

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Asian Angle | In war on terror and Isis, South Asia is fighting itself

By using anti-terror laws to suppress dissent and minorities, countries in the region are only fertilising the ground for radicalism to grow, writes Shyam Tekwani.

By using anti-terror laws to suppress dissent and minorities, countries in the region are only fertilising the ground for radicalism to grow, writes Shyam Tekwani.

In war on terror and Isis, South Asia is fighting itself
10 Jan 2021 - 10:12AM
Opinion | As India enters 2021, Narendra Modi’s Hindutva project is on a roll

Putting aside the challenges it faced in 2020, Modi’s government is forging ahead to rescript the idea of India around the myth of a supreme Hindu race.

Putting aside the challenges it faced in 2020, Modi’s government is forging ahead to rescript the idea of India around the myth of a supreme Hindu race.

As India enters 2021, Narendra Modi’s Hindutva project is on a roll
21 Dec 2020 - 12:01PM
Opinion | Pakistan can help win peace in Afghanistan, but only once it’s stable and secure itself

The closest thing to a guarantee of enduring peace in Afghanistan would come from Pakistan setting its own house in order first, says Shyam Tekwani.

The closest thing to a guarantee of enduring peace in Afghanistan would come from Pakistan setting its own house in order first, says Shyam Tekwani.

Pakistan can help win peace in Afghanistan, but only once it’s stable and secure itself
9 Oct 2020 - 3:00PM
Opinion | India’s bullying of its neighbours boosted China. Now it needs to build a strong backyard

After facilitating China’s expansionist goals by treating neighbours badly, India needs to rebuild its backyard to realise its global potential.

After facilitating China’s expansionist goals by treating neighbours badly, India needs to rebuild its backyard to realise its global potential.

India’s bullying of its neighbours boosted China. Now it needs to build a strong backyard
29 Jun 2020 - 8:09PM