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Pakistan and the Naxalite Movement in India

  0 comments   |     by Ben West

Indian Maoist militants, known as Naxalites, have been meeting with members of the outlawed Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), according to the director-general of police for India’s Chhattisgarh state. Based on information from a police source, state police chief Vishwa Ranjan said Nov. 11 that two LeT operatives attended a Naxalite meeting in Ap

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India Plays Hardball with China

  0 comments   |     by Harsh V Pant

After a year of turmoil in Sino-Indian relations, India hosted Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao last week with a degree of fanfare. Wen's visit came at a time of newfound assertiveness in India's China policy. Having tried to brush significant divergences with Beijing under the carpet for years, New Delhi policymakers have been forced to acknowledge -- if grudgingly

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Water and National Security

  0 comments   |     by Ahmer Bilal Soofi

Water issue between India and Pakistan is a time bomb that needs to be addressed immediately, seriously and earnestly. Water, it seems, is on top of the agenda on the Pakistani side of the border, relegating even Kashmir to a second position.  Water shall become the real bone of contention and all the rest shall become secondary. Pakistan government and the pol

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NATO Escalate World’s Deadliest War On Both Sides Of AG-Pk Border

  0 comments   |     by Rick Rozoff

The United States and its military allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have entered the third month of war in Afghanistan this year, which President Barack Obama in December of 2009 announced as the year in which American and other foreign occupation forces would be reduced preparatory to their full withdrawal. Within months of the U.S. head of state

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Coalitions of Convenience

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal

Pakistan is inching toward an acknowledgement of its participation in the Saudi-led, American-backed military intervention in the civil war in Yemen. A fateful moment arises for India’s regional interests. It is hard to ignore Saudi generosity during times of need and the deep-felt urge of most able-bodied Pakistanis to volunteer safeguarding the territor

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Rise of Hindu Terrorism

  0 comments   |     by admin

It’s not Muslims, but Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists who planned and executed the bomb blasts at Malegaon in 2006, on the Samjhauta Express in 2007, in Ajmer Sharif in 2007 and Mecca Masjid in 2007,” confessed Swami Aseemanand, the main accused of 2007 Samjhauta Express blast in front of a magistrate at a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI

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Generating Rights Awareness: Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Naveed Qazi

All human beings are entitled to freedom to practice their rights. Logic and reasoning demand human rights. God has given us an inalienable gift of conscience to alleviate sufferings of each other in the spirit of brotherhood. For this to happen, showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement is  priority which is only achievable through the awareness o

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The UN: An Instrument of Western Aggression

  0 comments   |     by Ghali Hassan

On 19 March the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) succumbed to the usual threats and coercions by the U.S. and voted to impose a “no-fly” zone and declare war on Libya on the pretext to “protect Libyan civilians” from violence. History shows that the UN does not have a record of protecting civilians, but a record of legitimising Western

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Turkey: NATO’s Trojan Horse and Gateway into the Middle East

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Turkey was present at the Arab League meeting in Morocco, which demanded regime change in Damascus. Ankara has been playing a dirty game. Initially, during the start of NATO’s war against Libya, Ankara pretended to be neutral while it was helping the Transitional Council in Benghazi. The Turkish government does not care about the Syrian population. On the contra

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Water the lifeline of National Existence

  0 comments   |     by General Mirza Aslam Beg

Indian ‘water hegemony plans’ seriously threaten Pakistan’s economy and agriculture. On 27 February 2012, the Indian Supreme Court ordered the government to implement the 2002 project to link major rivers in India, ‘in a time-bound manner’. The over $100 billion project will link around 30 rivers. The project is split into the Himalayan

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