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Afghanistan

Third American-Afghan war? THE decision by the Trump administration

Posted By Zahid Hussain | June 27, 2018

THE decision by the Trump administration to bolster the presence of US troops in Afghanistan raises questions about America’s getting into the third phase of its Afghan war. The number of additional troops is likely to be 3,000 to 5,000 in addition to the 8,800 or so American soldiers already engaged in the war that is i

BANGLADESH

Is India sharing the Ganga’s water fairly? India Complies With the 1996 Water-Sharing

Posted By Kimberley Thomas | July 14, 2018

India complies with the 1996 water-sharing treaty most of the time, but when it doesn’t Bangladesh takes a serious hit. Does this mean the countries are cooperating or not? Kimberley Thomas, August 18, 2017  Officially, India and Bangladesh share 54 rivers, but that number is currently under review. Between 10 to 16

PAKISTAN

Pakistan's pivot to Russia In August last year, US President Trump unveiled

Posted By Kamran Yousaf | July 19, 2018

In August last year, US President Trump unveiled his much-awaited strategy for Afghanistan and the wider South Asian region. Trump singled out Pakistan for not doing enough to curb terrorism and threatened to halt security assistance if it continued to play a “double game.” The diatribe and visibly more hostile approach by the Trump administra

INDIA

Killers and Rapists of Muslim Children It is never acceptable to kill innocent

Posted By admin | July 20, 2018

It is never acceptable to kill innocent civilians regardless of the circumstances. It is even worse if the victims are children. Yet this is precisely what is happening to civilians in many parts of the Muslim world where the US and its allies are involved. Let us begin with Afghanistan where on April 2 Afghan helicopters unle

Kashmir-Rights

India not yet ready to confront truth on Kashmir - UN human rights report on Kashmir

Posted By Jawed Naqvi | July 18, 2018

INDIA’s summary rejection of the UN human rights report on Kashmir has predictably found allies in the opposition parties, chiefly the Congress. This is partly because the Congress party is crammed with nationalists who are difficult to diff

Nepal

Why India Opposing BRI? India-Japan led Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) is Mumbai

Posted By Saikat Bhattacharyya | April 11, 2018

India has no economic and geopolitical leverage to counter BRI but India can determine the course of BRI by getting engaged with it while India-Japan led Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) is Mumbai centric, BRI is largely Kolkata centric. India must allow more Chinese investments across the Eastern part of India.

Sri Lanka

Anti-Bangladesh and anti-Muslim mindset may increase

Posted By AKM Zakaria | April 09, 2018

Imtiaz Ahmed, professor of international relations, Dhaka UniversityDhaka University’s professor of international relations, Imtiaz Ahmed, talks to Prothom Alo’s AKM Zakaria about the geo-politics of this region, Indo-China relations, Bangladesh’s stance in the competition between these two countries, and the

Global

Pakistan's pivot to Russia In August last year, US President Trump unveiled

Posted By Kamran Yousaf | July 19, 2018

In August last year, US President Trump unveiled his much-awaited strategy for Afghanistan and the wider South Asian region. Trump singled out Pakistan for not doing enough to curb terrorism and threatened to halt security assistance if it continued to play a “double game.” The diatribe and visibly more hostile approach by the Trump administra

Editor's Pick

Killers and Rapists of Muslim Children It is never acceptable to kill innocent

Posted By admin | July 20, 2018

It is never acceptable to kill innocent civilians regardless of the circumstances. It is even worse if the victims are children. Yet this is precisely what is happening to civilians in many parts of the Muslim world where the US and its allies are involved. Let us begin with Afghanistan where on April 2 Afghan helicopters unle

China

RAW assigned to scuttle China-Pakistan Corridor

Posted By Asif Haroon Raja | July 10, 2018

India never reconciled to the existence of Pakistan and kept hatching conspiracies to undo it. RAW was specifically created in 1968 to subvert the people of former East Pakistan and prepare grounds for creation of Bangladesh. India was the first country in South Asia to introduce the concept of cross border terrorism in 1971.

     
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