India reviews potential threats to its stability

Indian interests in regional security @ The Hindu

The biggest threat to regional stability originates from Afghanistan in the activities of radical extremists and drug traffickers.

Islamic radicalism and its manifestations of separatism and extremism justifying terrorist methods of conflict add to the potential for instability in Central Asia. At the same time, a high level of strategic uncertainty has also appeared in the region, stemming, paradoxically, from big power rivalries, given the significant increase in its importance as a major source of petroleum resources and as an alternative to the volatile Middle East and Caspian regions.

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