Q.2) Regionalism can be a confidence-building measure to produce a common resolve to navigate common challenges. In light of this, list the common challenges facing the South Asian countries and also examine the role SAARC can play in stabilising the region after the US exit from Afghanistan. (10 Marks)

“Mentor’s Comments” https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/can-saarc-fill-the-power-vacuum-left-by-us-withdrawal-from-afghanistan-7422040/ In the intro, mention the video conference of the SAARC leaders amid the pandemic. In the body, mention the challenges facing the region such as unsettled territorial disputes, transborder subversive activities, ethnic cultural and religious tension, rise of ultra-nationalism etc. In the role SAARC could play mention that SAARC has developed a … Continue reading Q.2) Regionalism can be a confidence-building measure to produce a common resolve to navigate common challenges. In light of this, list the common challenges facing the South Asian countries and also examine the role SAARC can play in stabilising the region after the US exit from Afghanistan. (10 Marks)