Mehmood Baloch is final year student of International Relations at NDU, and a research assistant at ISSI. His areas of interests include, South Asian politics, indo-Pak relations, counter-isurgency and terrorism.
Bollywood: India’s Propaganda Tool
In Modi's India, the religious extremists and ultra-nationalists are using the media as a tool of propaganda to justify their unjustifiable atrocities and violence against Muslims and other minorities in India.
Insurgency in Balochistan and Pakistan’s Security Concerns
Regional geopolitics and competition have played a major role in fueling the insurgency in Balochistan, Pakistan. The streak of attacks by insurgent groups and terrorism's recent wave in Pakistan, especially when the Interim Afghan Government is hunting down ISKP in Afghanistan, make security challenges apparent.