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The killing fields of Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Aijaz Zaka Syed

The killing fields of Kashmir By Aijaz Zaka Syed Dubai eye The writer is a Middle East based columnist. Kashmir is on the boil again. What happened in Handwara on Tuesday was hardly unusual. Three people were gunned down – two boys and an old woman – because the security forces decided to defend themselves against unarmed civilians, who were protesting against the alleged molestatio

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Forgetting Kashmir

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The Pakistani Ambassador to the US very intelligently announced to the world, that a settlement of the Kashmir dispute would inevitably lead to decreased militancy in the region. This might be the only way to draw Western attention to the Kashmir issue, which it has turned a blind eye to since the independence of both India and Pakistan in 1947. While tracing the history of extremi

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MODI FAILS TO LIVE UP TO HIGH HOPES

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Modi Fails to Live Up to High Hopes By Arun R. Swamy Modi’s brand of personal diplomacy was one of the staples of his first year in office. Through high profile trips abroad and ambitious proposals at home Modi maintained an air of energy and initiative, but the results were modest. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the British Parliament in November

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False Flag’ Operations

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal

False Flag’ Operations By Ikram Sehgal Pathankot was a cold-blooded effort by vested and motivated interest to derail the start of the comprehensive “dialogue” between India and Pakistan, and in that they have succeeded, at least temporarily. The moot point is, was it contrived by “State” actors and/or “non-State”actors, or a mix and match

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Where Angels Fear to Tread!

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal

Where Angels Fear to Tread! Ikram Sehgal Pakistan can play an effective part in countering the sectarian and political regional discord that is now raising its ugly head in the backdrop of tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia.  Suffering from radicalization and terrorism in varying degrees, internally as well as externally, the last thing the Musli

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Pakistan: Challenges Facing the Counter-terror Drive

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Pakistan: Challenges Facing the Counter-terror Drive Imtiaz Gul For operations in Waziristan and Karachi, Pakistan’s military provided the muscle the government needed to cow down terrorists masquerading as religious crusaders. But what about the country’s capital, Islamabad, where the civilian administration is still struggling with the remnants of the Lal Masjid?

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INDIAN AIR FORCE BASE ATTACKED

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INDIAN AIR FORCE BASE ATTACKED 02January 2016 NEW DELHI: Home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India will not tolerate any terror attack and will give a "befitting response". His comment came after four terrorists were killed in an attack on the Panthankot air force base in Punjab early Saturday. Singh said the nation wants good and friendly relations with every coun

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BUYING PEACE AT THE GROCERY

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Buying Peace at the Grocery Javed Naqvi Fellow peace campaigners on both sides of the border would probably disagree with me, but I do believe firmly that neither reviving cricket ties nor boosting bilateral trade is the way to correct the sorry relations between Pakistan and India. If we can’t let people visit each other freely, don’t blame poor trade or cric

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MODI’S VISIT TO UK- AN EVALUATION

  0 comments   |     by Meena Varma

MODI’S VISIT TO UK- AN EVALUATION Meena Varma It was easy to forget, as streams of early arrivals battled through driving hail and wind to reach the stadium, that the man they were flocking to see was barred from Britain for a decade until 2012, following riots in Gujarat in which 2,000 Muslims died. The Hindu nationalist Modi was chief mini

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REVERSE SWING: MODI'S GOVERNANCE IS A LOST OPPORTUNITY

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Reverse Swing: Modi’s Governance is a Lost Opportunity India needed a leader of the nation. Instead, it got the leader of a party. Written by Tunku Varadarajan | Updated: November 8, 2015 1:57 pm   Modi is no Margaret Thatcher. I see no honest drive to undo India’s crony capitalism, and an excessive reli

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