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Beijing beckons to embattled Myanmar - Myanmar is very important to China

  0 comments   |     by Larry Jagan

Myanmar is very important to China. It is central to their national interest – involving both security and economic development – as part of ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative in which Myanmar plays a pivotal role. Many have expressed their view that Myanmar was given a free hand in Rohingya ethni

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Beijing beckons to embattled Myanmar - Myanmar is very important to China

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Myanmar is very important to China. It is central to their national interest – involving both security and economic development – as part of ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative in which Myanmar plays a pivotal role. Many have expressed their view that Myanmar was given a free hand in Rohingya ethni

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Why India-Nepal ties are likely to worsen - written By Manoj Joshi

  0 comments   |     by Manoj Joshi

The election victory of a coalition of two Communist parties in the recent elections in Nepal signals difficult days for Indo-Nepal relations. The coalition of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) led by Puspa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) and the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) led by KP Sharma Oli is on track to win the majority of the seats

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Indian Nation-State Becomes a Prison House for Minorities

  0 comments   |     by Jaspal Singh Sidhu

At the outset, we must confront a bitter fact that it was a ‘transfer of power’ in 1947 which Indian rulers celebrated as ‘Freedom’ and ‘Independence’. If we use a terse coinage, it was a ‘systematic transfer of power’ between the colonial elite (British) and the post-colonial elite (Congress). That is why; the pre-194

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The Russian-Indian Split – It’s coming - Shifting geopolitical dynamics

  0 comments   |     by Dmitriy Frolovskiy

Shifting geopolitical dynamics, especially the rise of China, spell trouble for this long-standing relationship. The Russian-Indian partnership has experienced an upward trend in the past years. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoy cordial relations, meet regularly, hold 

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Geopolitics of Hindutva - The word Hindutva is widely discussed across the world

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The word Hindutva is widely discussed across the world since Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in India in 2014. The term is used to describe the special Indian religion-based political philosophy that emerged in the beginning of the 20th century. The Indian National Congress, which had ruled India through the half of the century,

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Trumps Diplomatic Vandalism By recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

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By recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the facade of US neutrality on the Palestine –Israel issue has been lost. Trumps shifting US embassy to Jerusalem is a body blow to Palestinian cause. In so doing United States has taken sides and granted sovereignty of entire Jerusalem to Israel.  The consequences of this

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26/11: The Betrayal of India The Betrayal of India, Pharos

  0 comments   |     by Dr Ludwig Watzal

Perhaps the FBI needs guys like Elias Davidsson to solve the circumstances of the 9/11 attacks. Could he have been successful within such an organization? Usually, the FBI investigators can only go so far as their superiors want them to go. That’s why a highly qualified researcher such as Davidsson would have gone nowhere within the FBI.

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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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Russia-Pakistan Military Relations Are on the Path to a Strategic Partnership

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko

The statements made by the Russian and Pakistani Defense Ministers after their interaction at this year’s Moscow Conference on International Security show that the military relations between the two Great Powers are on the right track and moving them closer to clinching a long-awaited strategic partnership.

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