India moving U.N. to blacklist Masood

  1. Context: Terrorist attack on Pathankot air base
  2. News: India to approach UN to include the Pakistan-based terror mastermind Maulana Masood Azhar on the list of globally designated terrorists
  3. Nodal Agency: 1267 Sanctions Committee under UN, includes the name of terrorist and terror-organisation on the sanctions list
  4. The attempt to isolate Masood Azhar has a greater possibility to succeed at the 1267 Sanctions Committee
  5. Challenge: In Jun 2015, India moved the committee against Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi release from jail, but China did not support due to its strategic interest in Pakistan
Foreign Policy Watch: Cross-Border Terrorism
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