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AFGHANISAN

Shifting geopolitical realities in Afghanistan.

Posted By Fraidoon Amel | November 10, 2018

Shifting geopolitical realities in Afghanistan. Threat to US hegemony? The military intervention by any nation into another sovereign nation is imperialism, whether it is done by Americans, Soviets, or Indians. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan was as indefensible as the l

BANGLADESH

Assam: Why India denying Bengali Migrants?

Posted By Rajeev Ahmad | November 09, 2018

Since Muslim bashing ultra-Hinduism is the main driving force of Modi government, Assam has been observing a series of discontent and violence between these two religious groups. It appears as a successful strategy because the anti-Muslim Bengali sentiment is rising within the total demography.

PAKISTAN

This Is What Can be Accomplished During Imran

Posted By Adam Garrie | November 02, 2018

Later this week, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will take his first official visit to China. As Pakistan’s neighbour and most important all-weather ally, the visit is of incomparable importance as Pakistan stands on the verge of fulfilling the next stages of inspiring new projects throughout the country, many of which have been jointly initiated wi

INDIA

Indian State “orchestrated” Islamist terror

Posted By NafeezAhmed | November 12, 2018

A senior Indian police officer and anti-corruption investigator accused the Indian government of orchestrating the Mumbai terror attacks which occurred nearly seven years ago, according to an Indian government official. R. V. S. Mani, a former undersecretary in India’s home ministry now in the urban development ministry, testified in July that

KASHMIR-RIGHS

The UN Report on Kashmir: Reassuring Development

Posted By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai | November 07, 2018

The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNHCHR) has issued its “Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir.” The report contains graphic documentation of human rights violations being committed by the Indian military and paramilitary forces in Indian Occupied Kashmir. This is a significant ste

NEPAL

Is it the end of India’s special relationship with Nepal?

Posted By Prashant Jha | October 25, 2018

Despite the close linguistic, marital, religious, and, cultural ties, at people to people level between Indians and Nepalese, since late 2015, political issues and border disputes have strained relations between the two countries with anti-Indian sentiment growing amongst the government and people of Nepal. Further because of border disputes between the two

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

GLOBL

Indian State “orchestrated” Islamist terror

Posted By NafeezAhmed | November 12, 2018

A senior Indian police officer and anti-corruption investigator accused the Indian government of orchestrating the Mumbai terror attacks which occurred nearly seven years ago, according to an Indian government official. R. V. S. Mani, a former undersecretary in India’s home ministry now in the urban development ministry, testified in July that

EDITOR'S PICK

India’s Problems: Between Culture and Capitalism

Posted By Adnan Aboobacker | October 26, 2018

India has many special characteristics in her traditional culture which can accept different ideologies in a harmonious way. The vast area of the Indian subcontinent was a site of the marriage of different religions. Under the British policy of divide and conquer, however, India was partitioned as Muslim majority states were carved out in the likes of Pakist

CHINA

The Absurdity of the New ‘Great Game’ in Central Asia

Posted By Lyle J. Goldstein | November 06, 2018

When the American people went to the polls in November 2016, they could be forgiven for thinking they had elected a president who might just bring the troops home from Afghanistan. After nearly seventeen years of grinding war