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Ashish Kumar Sen

Ashish Kumar Sen

Ashish Kumar Sen is a reporter covering foreign policy and international developments for The Washington Times.

Prior to joining The Times, Mr. Sen worked for publications in Asia and the Middle East. His work has appeared in a number of publications and online news sites including the British Broadcasting Corp., Asia Times Online and Outlook magazine.


Articles by Ashish Kumar Sen

This is an undated file photo, issued by the Crown Office, of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the Libyan man found guilty of the Lockerbie bombing. (Associated Press/Crown Office, File)

Senators to meet Cameron to discuss Libyan’s release

U.S. senators from New Jersey and New York will meet British Prime Minister David Cameron in Washington Tuesday evening to discuss the circumstances surrounding the release of the Libyan terrorist convicted of the Lockerbie bombing. Published July 20, 2010

U.S. court fines N. Korea for terror plot

A federal court has found North Korea guilty of aiding terrorists and has fined Pyongyang $300 million in connection with a 1972 terrorist attack in Israel. Published July 19, 2010

**FILE** Faisal Shahzad (Associated Press)

Shahzad vows to avenge ‘martyred’ terrorists

The Arabic-language Al Arabiya TV channel on Wednesday broadcast excerpts of a video in which the man who tried to detonate a car bomb in Times Square says he plans to take revenge on behalf of "martyred" terrorists. Published July 14, 2010

Iranian scientist Amiri a man of mystery

Is he a fickle defector or an unhidden hostage? Whichever is true of Shahram Amiri, one thing is certain: He is an international man of mystery. Published July 13, 2010

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan leader charged with three counts of genocide

The International Criminal Court on Monday issued a second arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Bashir, this time charging him with three counts of genocide in Sudan's western province of Darfur. Published July 12, 2010

A family member of a deceased sailor from the sunken South Korean naval ship Cheonan touches her loved one's portrait during a funeral service at the country's national cemetery in Daejeon, South Korea, April 29, 2010. South Korea laid to rest 46 sailors killed in the sinking of the warship. On July 9, a  unanimous U.N. statement reflected the “shared view” of six-party talks that constituted an "endorsement of the findings of the Joint Investigative Group that established North Korea’s responsibility for the attack.”(AP Photo/Korea Pool)

U.N. rebukes North Korea for ship attack

The Security Council unanimously deplored the March attack on the South Korean naval warship that resulted in the deaths of 46 sailors as the White House anticipated North Korea's increased isolation. Published July 9, 2010

China renews Google’s license

China has renewed Google's license, ending months of speculation that the Internet-search giant would be shut out of the world's biggest market of online users. Published July 9, 2010

Afghans say official corruption helps Taliban

The Afghan government's failure to tackle rampant corruption is widely seen as providing impetus to the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan, according to a new report. Published July 8, 2010

A page from the first edition of Inspire, an online recruitment tool for jihadists that touts itself as the first magazine to be issued by al Qaeda in English. Al Qaeda in Yemen published a second edition of the magazine on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010.

New jihadist mag hopes to bomb

Should your interests veer toward articles like “Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom” written by authors such as “The AQ Chef” and “Terrorist,” there's a new publication for you. Published July 7, 2010

U.S. military aid to India could irk Pakistan

A U.S. commitment to provide India with top-of-the-line technology as India modernizes its armed forces and builds its own defense industry is likely to cause unease in Pakistan, which also wants U.S. equipment to prosecute its war against terrorists. Published July 7, 2010

U.N. official: Taliban knows they can’t win war

The U.N.'s top official in Afghanistan says the Taliban are interested in a political solution because they know they cannot win the war against the U.S.-led coalition or the hearts of Afghans. Published July 1, 2010

U.S. wary of Beijing’s nuclear sale to Pakistan

The Obama administration wants China to obtain an exemption from an international nonproliferation group before lifting its opposition to Beijing's proposed sale of nuclear power reactors to Pakistan. Published June 30, 2010

U.S. wary of Pakistan as power broker in Kabul

U.S. officials and a former Afghan foreign minister are expressing skepticism over Pakistan-brokered talks between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and al Qaeda-affiliated groups, saying Islamabad appears to be trying to install its proxies in a future government in Kabul. Published June 28, 2010

**FILE** Islamist cleric Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, founder of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (Associated Press)

Punjab govt. funds terror-linked charity

The government of Pakistan's Punjab province has given more than $1 million to institutions run by an Islamic charity that is on a U.N. terrorism blacklist and affiliated with a group the U.S. considers a foreign terrorist organization. Published June 23, 2010

Shut-out activists in Burma seek Obama’s help

Pro-democracy activists in Burma want the Obama administration to reject the military junta's plans to hold elections from which they have been shut out this year. Published June 21, 2010