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Why Pakistan Should Ditch Washington

  0 comments   |     by Brian CLOUGHLEY

To the despair of State Department professionals (who are very professional indeed), the art and craft of US diplomacy have taken a very nasty knock since the appearance of Donald Trump on the world stage. To be sure, the practice of sending rich political donors to prime ambassadorial posts such as Berlin, Tokyo and London has been the norm for decades, but some of Trump’s appointees have stret

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Constructing Muslim Enemy: RSS/BJP Campaign for 2019 Elections

  0 comments   |     by Shamsul Islam

The next Indian parliamentary elections slated for the first half of 2019 (though some political commentators believe that this election may not take place if Modi finds t

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A hidden potential of Contemporary Dalit Uprisings

  0 comments   |     by Vishal Verma

Today, Indian politics is going through a particular kind of change, especially in the area of politics of uprising. Indian politics has long history of uprising,

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The Legacy of Infinite War Raids by U.S. commandos

  0 comments   |     by Nick Turse

Raids by U.S. commandos in Afghanistan. (I could be talking about 2001 or 2018.)

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Heroic Bangladesh students’ spirit marched ahead of mainstream politics

  0 comments   |     by Farooque Chowdhury

Bangladesh student spirit marched ahead of the mainstream politi

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Myanmar’s controversial port project gets government green light

  0 comments   |     by Larry Jagan

Myanmar has finally taken the bull by the horns and is serious about finalizing the Kyaukpyu port — the first stage in the Kyaukpyu SEZ project. The Myanmar government has been under increasing pressure from Beijing to sort out the details of the project, which has been seriously stalled for years. This project is key to China’s strategic push into the r

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Complex equations PAKISTAN and China have enjoyed a close and trouble-free relationship

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram

The writer is a former Pakistan ambassador to the UN. PAKISTAN and China have enjoyed a close and trouble-free relationship for almost 60 years. Their respective strategic interests have been fully aligned. China helped Pakistan moderate the military threat from India. Pakistan helped China keep India at bay. However, pr

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Bhutanese dilemma: To be or not to be with India The Bhutanese are in a dilemma

  0 comments   |     by P K Balachandran

The Bhutanese are in a dilemma: Should they continue to be tied to India economically and in the conduct of foreign policy or should they be independent in every way as a sovereign country and a member of the United Nations? To put the question more bluntly, should Bhutan be continually tied to India’s apron strings or be free to negotiate with China formore f

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Ex IG Darapuri Flays Yogi Govt on Fake Encounter Raj in Uttar Pradesh

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S R Darapuri,former Inspector General of Policce (IG) of Uttar Pradesh . — File photo INTERVIEW The BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh, India’s large

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Saving Hinduism from Hindutva A Pakistani friend of mine, who has always had a soft

  0 comments   |     by Aijaz Zaka Syed

Hindutva fascism has emerged as a clear and present danger to Hinduism and Indian democracy. It is time

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