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Kashmir is seething — and somebody needs to step in before it's too late

  0 comments   |     by Clive Stafford Smith, Eric Lewis

US officials conduct 'war games' every few years to test the risks of nuclear war. Every hot situation ends up with a pragmatic solution except one: India and Pakistan. Narendra Modi suspended Article 370 of the Constitution in August, throwing Kashmir further into crisis ( AFP/Getty Images ) Amid the world

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Stratfor: Kashmir may provide spark for Pakistan-India...

  0 comments   |     by Abdus Sattar Ghazali

Stratfor: Kashmir may provide spark for Pakistan-India nuclear war The specter of nuclear war haunts tensions between India and Pakistan, and the disputed territory of Kashmir could provide the spark that lights South Asia’s nuclear fuse, warns Strafor, a geopolitical intelligence think tank that provides strat

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Reflections on “Peace” In Afghanistan

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Bacevich

When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain attending a course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In those days, the student body at any of our Army’s myriad schools typically included officers from the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). Since ARVN’s founding two decades earlier, the United

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Millions Face Statelessness as Political Party Calls for Hindu Supremacy

  0 comments   |     by Cristian Ramos Miranda

Assam is one India's most multi-ethnic states. Questions of identity and citizenship have long vexed a vast number of people living there. Among its residents are Bengali and Assamese-speaking Hindus, as well as a medley of tribes people. A third of the state's 32 million residents are Muslims, the second-highest number after Indian-administered Kashmir.

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Binding Resolutions

  0 comments   |     by Ahmer Bila Soofi

 Islamabad on the Kashmir dispute, a senior official remarked that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions on Kashmir were passed under Chapter VI of the UN Charter and not under Chapter VII, and are therefore not binding but only recommendatory. This view needs to be corrected. The resolutions passed on Kashmir from 1947 to 1957 cannot be termed

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The Timing of Article 370 may be in the Indian Economy

  0 comments   |     by MirMak

Was Imran Khan administration about to attack India to liberate Jammu & Kashmir ? I do not think so. Had The United Nations Security Council awakened from its 50 yearlong slumber to resolve the Kashmir issue ? Was there any new insurgency within the Indian Occupied Kashmir boundaries overnight that was going to destroy Indian dreams of making Kashmir its union terri

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The Question That Never Gets Asked About Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Charles Glass

Contributor Perspectives offer insight, analysis and commentary from Stratfor’s Board of Contributors and guest contributors who are distinguished leaders in their fields of expertise. Highlights The spectre of nuclear war haunts tensions between Indi

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Over 10 million Afghans suffer acute food insecurity: UN report

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UNITED NATIONS: Some 10.23 million people in strife-torn Afghanistan suffer “severe acute food insecurity” and around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action from August to October, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) alert. The IPC, a coalition of United Nations agen

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PM Imran welcomes Afghan Taliban's release of two...

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PM Imran welcomes Afghan Taliban's release of two western hostages Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday welcomed the Afghan Taliban's release of two western hostages . In a series of tweets, the PM said, "Pak wel

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UN chief calls for respect for human rights in Kashmir (IOK

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UN chief calls for respect for human rights in Kashmir (IOK) UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Wednesday underscored the need for respecting human rights in Indian Occupied Kashmir, which is under repressive lockdown for over six weeks now, and urged In

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