Kidnapping in Iraq: Options for the Indian Government

Kidnapping in Iraq: Options for the Indian Government  The first crisis for the Narendra Modi government has happened in a country that has been a tinderbox for some time now, but has not been a focus in India. Thus many were taken by surprise with fall of the towns of Mosul and Tikrit, in the North. Firstly there is no need for panic in the sense that the insurgency is unlikely to spread South of Baghdad in the Shia majority area of Iraq, while the Iraqi capital will remain on the edge of the conflict for some time.  Reports of Indian workers stranded in Iraq in areas under control of the militia, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has however added to the concerns in recent days. Kidnapping of 40 workers while they were being evacuated from Mosul has in fact caused ...
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