GS2 (India and its neighbouring countries)
India hosts the Heart of Asia (HoA) conference this week in Amritsar. It is aimed at speeding up reconstruction in war-torn Afghanistan and bringing peace and normalcy to the nation. Throw light on India-Afghanistan bilateral ties and India’s strategic interests.
Previous Year Question (2013)
The proposed withdrawal of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) from Afghanistan is fraught with major security implications for the countries form the region. Examine the light of the fact that India is faced with a plethora of challenges and needs to safeguard its own strategic interests.