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Endangering peace in South Asia The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now

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The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now; a nationalist, jingoistic and intelligence-led mindset in New Delhi has turned Afghanistan into the centerpiece of its policy on Pakistan. Regardless of how they position themselves henceforth, the world should not be surprised if the current simmering tensions blew into armed hostilities. The string of statements f

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India and Multipolarity Rather than peacefully co-exist with China

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Rather than peacefully co-exist with China and Pakistan, India wants to “contain” Beijing, confront Islamabad, and conquer all of Kashmir. This analysis might be considered as “alarmist” and an “overreaction” by some, but in all objectivity, no other reasonable explanation exists for why India would partake in the series of drasti

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LISA/RUSI SEMINAR 2018 - The Royal United Services Institute

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In cooperation with RUSI, London Institute of South Asia (LISA) held a seminar on ‘CPEC: Changing Geopolitical and Geo-economic dynamics in South Asia and beyond’  held at RUSI on 08 June 2018 at 9:3

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China factor in Afghan peace The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister

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The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister, Li Baodong, speaking at Tashkent Peace Conference on Afghanistan, extended China’s support to the inclusive political reconciliation process in Afghanistan. He said China saw Afghanistan as an important partner under its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project. Although limited in the past, the Chinese interest in Afghanistan

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Iran to team up with China on nuke development if Trump kills 2015 nuclear deal

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Photo: AP As US President Donald Trump decides whether to reauthorize the 2015 Iran nuclear deal,

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Bhutan’s ‘Shangri-La’ caught between two rival superpowers

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Bhutan has beautiful hilltops and monasteries. With its scenic mountains and stunning Buddhist monasteries on hilltops, Bhutan is a traveller’s dream and described by some as the last Shangri-La – a mystical beautiful place where everything is perfection. The country’s capital, Thimphu, is a refreshing delight to those who are tired of traffic and

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Why India’s Air Force Is Dying By Daniel Darling To Observers of India’s Defense Environment

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To observers of India’s defense environment, the country’s procurement process is a deeply bureaucratized labyrinth of incompetence and ineffectiveness. A 27-point internal m

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CPEC being extended to Afghanistan The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

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BEIJING: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor -- the flagship project of China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) -- is being extended to Afghanistan, a study report said on Sunday.

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

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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.

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Anti-Bangladesh and anti-Muslim mindset may increase

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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 recent controversial statement of the I

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