Seventh in the annual series, this volume focuses on civil society movements in South Asia, besides covering armed conflicts in the region in 2012. The first section addresses the conflicts in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Myanmar, and the situation in Northeast India and Naxalite violence; the second assesses peace audits in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Jammu and Kashmir, along with the peace process in Nagaland.
Preface. Part I 1. Introduction: Review of Armed Conflicts in South Asia in 2012 P.R. Chari 2. Afghanistan in Transition: Security and Political Developments in 2012 Mariam Safi 3. Northeast India: Politics of Conflict, Ethnic Contestations and Peace Processes Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman 4. Myanmar: The Bad Old Still Looms Over the New? Bibhu Prasad Routray 5. Naxal Conflict 2012: Naxal Violence in Hibernation Deepak Kumar Nayak Part II: Peace Audit 6. Peace Audit of Nepal: 2012 Nishchal N. Pandey 7. Sri Lanka: Is there a Real Peace? N. Mahonaran 8. Jammu and Kashmir Peace Audit 2012: A Need to Focus on the Internal Dimension Ashok Bhan 9. Northeast India: A Peace Audit Wasbir Hussain 10. The Naga Peace Process: An Audit Madhumita Das. About the Editors. Notes on Contributors. Index