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This edition on “Matrix of Regional and National security in south Asia , and its Post -2014 Dynamics” is based upon papers of distinguish scholars and Professional experts during the conference on “Matrix of Regional and National Security in South Asia , and its post-2014 Dynamics” All the papers read and Presentations made at the conference were reviewed at SVI in light of the debate and discussion at the conference and upgraded.
Despite a relatively poor region ,South Asia are likely to emerge on the horizon in the post -2014 era. A complete change of the leadership and political hierarchy in China, Pakistan , India and recently Afghanistan brought important Changes in the decision -making echelons.All these inherently interactive changes Profoundly impacted upon the regional politics, national security and strategic dynamics of South Asia. An immensely important variable in the altering regional landscape is the US bilateral and multilateral relations with India, Pakistan and China which will determine the regional dynamics and strategic power equilibrium in and around the South Asia region. These undercurrents of forthcoming changes are going to be primary focus of south Asian regional Security.Equally significant determinants in the geo-political environment around Iran and Afghanistan may reconstitute its strategic scenario after the US/NATO’s policy to withdraw their major forces out Afghanistan and Afghan elections 2014.
Moreover,there is a hope that shifting dynamics and emerging power alignments in the South Asia region would help in surmounting the political obstacles for mutual cooperation .Pakistan’s national security dilemma is particularly critical which needs a deeper and dispassionate analysis as its directly and indirectly affects not only the South Asian regional security but international stability. It is largely aimed to deliberate and shed light upon all these important changes in this volume ” Matrix of Regional and National Security in South Asia , and its Post-2014 Dynamics” .