Open Briefing: The political system works against minorities in Pakistan, dovetailing wealth, power and sectarianism. While Pakistan's Hindus feel the effects keenly, their elites have adjusted to the political apparatus rather than challenging it.
Tag: Maitreya Buddha Samantaray
Looking at Afghanistan beyond 2014
Open Briefing: The intensification of militant violence in Afghanistan comes at a time when ISAF/NATO forces are facing a crisis of confidence at home and abroad, with key recent developments eroding the credibility of Western forces in Afghanistan itself.
What now for the Philippines’ Communist insurgency?
In this article from Open Briefing, Maitreya Buddha Samantaray argues that local governments should be able to effectively deal with the insurgency in the southern Philippines despite the recent intensification in activities by the New People's Army.