Sameer Yasir

For Sameer Yasir's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

In a changed Kashmir, moderates feel betrayed by India

Asia Pacific / Politics Sep 3, 2020

In a changed Kashmir, moderates feel betrayed by India

For more than two decades, Peerzada Lateef Shah risked his life in a high-wire political process to bring peace to Kashmir, the mountainous, predominantly Muslim region that has long chafed under India’s rule. He organized rallies and encouraged Kashmiris to vote for a political party ...

Reader Mail Feb 5, 2009

Simple logic for getting ahead

Regarding the Jan. 31 article "Cabinet Office to aid foreigners caught in recession trap": I am an American who came to Japan over 10 years ago without speaking a word of Japanese. I consequently studied on my own, with the help of a language ...