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Perspective on Minimising Risks in Cross Border Movement of People and Goods
Globalisation has not just raised the aspirations of people, but has also rocked the very sovereignty of the established Westphalian nation states. As countries are developing capacities to enforce their territorial boundaries, people staying close to the international borders are losing their traditional ways of livelihood.

The Coast Guard Action on 31st December 2014_ Need for Consensus on National Security
Two small vessels, probably trawlers, slipped out of Keti Bandar, a small fishing port near Karachi and headed towards the Indo-Pak maritime border. The radio communications between these vessels and people on shore were intercepted by NTRO, which passed them on to the Coast Guard.