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Afghanistan

Pakistan and Afghanistan - Epicentres of Geopolitical Intrigue

Posted By Chris Kanthan | September 04, 2018

The U.S. wants to stay in Afghanistan for geopolitical reasons – to have a footprint against China, Russia and Iran. Thus, it’s not in the best interest of the U.S. to have a peaceful, stable Afghanistan. As long as there’s chaos in Afghanistan, there’s a justification for U.S. military bases. It&rs

BANGLADESH

Carnage in Bangladesh Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals

Posted By admin | September 01, 2018

Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals that included secular bloggers, Hindus, Buddhist and Christians, at least some of them claimed by IS or Al Qaeda, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid categorically stated that neither the IS or Al Qaeda had a foothold in Bangladesh and that the perpetrators were locals in

PAKISTAN

The winds of nuclear war - PAKISTAN has rightly denounced the crude National Security Strategy

Posted By Munir Akram | September 18, 2018

PAKISTAN has rightly denounced the crude National Security Strategy put out by the Trump administration and its flawed analysis and aims in Afghanistan and South Asia. There is, however, one assertion in the document which, excuse the pun, trumps all other issues’ intonations. It says: “The prospect for an Indo-Pak

INDIA

Beijing beckons to embattled Myanmar - Myanmar is very important to China

Posted By Larry Jagan | September 17, 2018

Myanmar is very important to China. It is central to their national interest – involving both security and economic development – as part of ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative in which Myanmar plays a pivotal role. Many have expressed their view that Myanmar

Kashmir-Rights

Kashmir: No-go Zone For Foreign Journalists? - The storyof contemporary Kashmir

Posted By Z.G.Muhammad | August 28, 2018

The storyof contemporary Kashmir would have remained under wraps, marked a

Nepal

Reviving Nepal’s independent foreign policy The long political transition

Posted By Gaurab Shumsher Thapa | August 08, 2018

The long political transition in Nepal has come to an end with the successful completion of local, provincial and federal elections. A new phase of history beckons Nepal as it has adopted federalism under the new constitution promulgated in 2015. The achievement of economic prosperity has now been prioritized as the prime nati

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

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

Posted By Peter Koenig | September 22, 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 suc

Editor's Pick

Constructing Muslim Enemy: RSS/BJP Campaign for 2019 Elections

Posted By Shamsul Islam | August 30, 2018

The next Indian parliamentary elections slated for the first half of 2019 (though some political commentators believe that this ele

China

Beijing beckons to embattled Myanmar - Myanmar is very important to China

Posted By Larry Jagan | September 17, 2018

Myanmar is very important to China. It is central to their national interest – involving both security and economic development – as part of ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative in which Myanmar plays a pivotal role. Many have expressed their view that Myanmar

     
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