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India & Israel: a marriage made in heaven?

  0 comments   |     by Irfan Hussain on 04, February 2018

India-State Terrorism- Global-Rest of the Muslim... India & Israel: a marriage made in heaven? Irfan Husain ON his recent four-d

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Protecting the Belt and Road Initiative From US-Led Terrorism

  0 comments   |     by F. Pieraccini on 04, February 2018

  Protecting the Belt and Road Initiative From US-Led Terrorism: Will China Send Troops to Syria? Federico PIERACCINI An interesting theme concerning Syria is the involvement of the People's Republic of China in the conflict. While China’s diplomatic and economic

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A Memory Buried Under The Debris Of Babri Masjid by Rutuja Deshmukh Wakankar

  0 comments   |     by Rutuja Deshmukh Wakankar on 31, January 2018

On Dec 6, 1992 it was yet another normal day in a small town called Burhanpur, in the southern Madhya-Pradesh. It was often known as Deccan Darvaza, the gateway to Deccan plateau for its militarily important geo-political location during the Mughal period. In those days talking about Mughals was a matter of pride and their rich cultural heritage was valued unlike today. I was about to leave for

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Jerusalem – The Straw that Breaks the Empire’s Back?

  0 comments   |     by Peter Koenig on 25, January 2018

When President Trump on 6 December 2017 declared unilaterally Jerusalem as the capital of Israel to where the US Embassy shall relocate, he violated UN Resolutions, international law, common sense and went against all diplomatic efforts to eventually bring peace to the region, not to speak about 130 countries that have already voiced opposition to such a decision. And this, before the Peace

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Similarities between occupation of Kashmir and Palestine by Ken Stone

  0 comments   |     by Ken Stone on 18, January 2018

In Gaza, which has suffered under an illegal Israeli blockade for the past ten years, unemployment is at an incredible 63%, the highest official rate in the world. All export industries have been shut down. Sparse goods trickle in through underground tunnels. Thousands are still living in tents following the last Israeli military incursion of 2014 and few students are allowed to leave

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CPEC: Geo-economics vs. Geo-Politics by Muhammad Munir

  2 comments   |     by Muhammad Munir on 19, December 2017

There is no doubt that in the today’s globalized world, following the geo-economics rather than geo-politics would offer multifaceted incentives to various regions and countries in the form of faster economic growth, creation of jobs, socio-economic development, energy cooperation and regional connectivity. In this context China’s initiatives relating to regional connectivity and in

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Geopolitics of Central Asia will persist amid the competition of global powers

  1 comments   |     by By Kinza Arif on 14, December 2017

Geopolitical significance of Central Asia will persist amid the competition of global powers are clearly defining the geopolitical and geo-economic interests in the region. The Central Asian region holds immense strategic importance, primarily due to its rich energy reserves that still remain untapped. In the recent years, the vast economic potentials have re-triggered major in

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Trumps Diplomatic Vandalism-By recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

  3 comments   |     by Saeed Ismat on 07, December 2017

By recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the facade of US neutrality on the Palestine –Israel issue has been lost. Trumps shifting US embassy to Jerusalem is a body blow to Palestinian cause. In so doing United States has taken sides and granted sovereignty of entire Jerusalem to Israel.  The consequences of this move are impossible to predict other than the fact that this

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The Pakistan Army and Iran: a new dawn or a messenger for the Saudis?

  4 comments   |     by Kemal Alam on 30, November 2017

The Pakistan Army has been drawing closer to Iran under its new chief General Qamar Bajwa. Is Pakistan moving out from under Saudi Arabia's orbit? Last week something quite remarkable happened with regards to Pakistan’s defence diplomacy –Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa

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Bangladesh 2016/2017 - Amnesty International Report

  0 comments   |     by Amnesty International on 30, November 2017

Amnesty International Report: Armed groups claiming to act in the name of Islam killed dozens of people in targeted attacks, including foreign nationals, secular activists and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. The government’s response was marked by human rights violations, including arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, unlawful killi

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