Model Answers to PYQs (2018-2023)
1] How does cross-border terrorism impede the achievements of peace and security in South Asia? [2020/10m/150w/5e]
Cross-border terrorism is a major hindrance to peace and security achievements in South Asia. The issue prevails as the bilateral Issue between India and Pakistan. India, which is in all manner the most significant of the south Asian nations has been the regular target of this malice.
First of all, due to the unresolved status of this Issue, SAARC has been inactive for an indefinite time. This has hampered the new potential development via SAARC.
The act of terrorism brings a sense of Insecurity in the region which also hampers economic development and FDI and increases poverty. Ultimately, reducing human development.
This security issue translates into weapon accumulation and an arms race which leads to a sense of fear in the smaller countries of the region. It also leads to excessive expenditure on non-human development areas again increasing human insecurity in the region.
Solving the Issue of cross-border terrorism will increase the development and cooperation between South Asian nations to a great extent. [163 words]
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