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Washington Provoking India to a War With China?

  0 comments   |     by F. William Engdahl

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a recent video conference suggested that the US might move some of its troops from Germany to the region around India, citing growing US security concerns in the Asian region. Given the dramatic rise in tensions between India and China over disputed borders in the region of Nepal and Bhutan where several soldiers from both sides reportedly died i

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After Pakistan’s Gwadar Port, China Fast-tracks Key ...

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After Pakistan’s Gwadar Port, China Fast-tracks Key Defence Projects in Bangladesh After Pakistan’s Gwadar port, China fast-tracks key defence projects in B’desh. Beijing eyes to increase its presence in the sub-continent through delivering subsidised infrastructure projects like ports, airp

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KASHMIR IS PART OF PAKISTAN

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Pakistan Unveils a New political Map Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday unveiled a "new political map" of Pakistan which also included occupied Kashmir. The premier's announcement came a day ahead of the first anniversary of India’s controversial unilateral decision to revoke the area's semi-autonomy. Addre

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India- China Military Confrontation

  0 comments   |     by Tariq Khan

India and China are once again engaged in a military confrontation. To some it may seem a spontaneous event triggered by some sudden happening. Indians would like the world to believe that it is on account of a Chinese intrusion. Others may want to find the cause of conflict in steps taken by the Indians such building roads and developing military infrastructure. Ho

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India – A Restless Revisionist State

  0 comments   |     by Dr Adil Sultan

India has once again embroiled itself in a border skirmish with one of its neighbours that has resulted in a serious embarrassment for its military. Its ‘over sold’ narrative of a rising power willing to confront and contain China’s rise has proven to be misleading, as India’s political and military leadership struggles to explain why India c

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India at loss as Indo-Pacific strategy collapses

  0 comments   |     by Saad Rasool

A Harvard law school graduate writes, the demise of the Indo-Pacific dream is a staggering loss of face for India on the international stage. China has put India back to where it belongs: a developing nation in South Asia. Not a regional player in the Indo-Pacific. The past two decades of international policy and regiona

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The Phony War on the Coronavirus

  0 comments   |     by Pankaj Mishra

Leaders everywhere are ramping up the martial rhetoric, in part to back their critics into a corner.  Governments around the world say they’re engaged in a war against the coronavirus. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked the legend of the Mahabharata, fought over 18 days, as he declared, with little warning, a

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POLITICISATION OF WATER RESOURCES-II

  0 comments   |     by IKRAM SEHGAL

The global demand for fresh water resources has escalated dramatically over the last few years, especially in light of rapid population growth and widespread urbanization across the globe. Moreover, as the impacts of climate change and stresses of resource scarcity gain further traction, societies are increasingly hard pressed to find effective and sustainable solut

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China’s International Partnerships: PP, CPEC, & CA

  0 comments   |     by Matthew Johnson

China’s International Partnerships: Pakistan, CPEC, and Central Asia China is redrawing the global security map beyond Asia-Pacific. This article, the second in a four-part series, examines how Beijing’s ‘march West’ strategy is impacting regional security architecture in Pakistan and Cent

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Can the PM help? THERE has been a sudden and orchestrated..

  0 comments   |     by Ashraf Jehangir Qazi

THERE has been a sudden and orchestrated de-escalation of the Middle East crisis. Allegedly, ‘better sense’ has prevailed in Tehran and discretion is now the better part of valour!  If so, this would be a massive win for Trump and the US, and a severe setback for the Islamic Republic of Iran, rendering it more vulnerable to domestic anti-government pr

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