• Pakistan-US Relations: Mutual Mistrust Continues0

    By Maria Amjad On July 21st, the US Defense Secretary James Mattis stated that the Pentagon will not make the remaining military reimbursements to Pakistan for the fiscal year 2016 as he believes that Islamabad had not taken sufficient action against the Haqqani network. The United States had allotted $900m in military aid to Pakistan

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  • Federal Provisions of Nepal’s Constitution in Jeopardy1

     By Iain Payne and Binayak Basnyat A decade ago, Nepal’s political parties agreed to change the country’s unitary system of government to a federal system. This change was seen by many as a panacea to help address the country’s problems of governing such variegated demography, society, and geography. Two years after Nepal’s 2015 Constitution established

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  • Qatar Crisis And Muslims’ Responsibility0

    By Harun Yahya From the second half of the 19th Century onwards, the Muslim world has been wallowing in a pit of dissension and tumult. For the last 150 years, North Africa, the Middle East and the Near Eastern regions have been ravaged by myriad revolutions, civil wars, conflicts and invasions. Regardless of age or

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  • China’s One Belt On Road And India’s Divergent Views0

    By Dr. Sanu Kainikara On May 14 and 15, China hosted a two-day Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, which was attended by high level delegations from around the world that included 29 heads of state. The discussion, as the name of the forum indicated, centered on President Xi Jinping’s pet project—One Belt One Road

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  • A tribute to Kalam Ji0

    This write up as a tribute to Dr. Kalam’s powerful life, and voice is my privilege. Soon after Dr. Kalam assumed office as the 11th president, he won hearts, by simply being himself, simple, honest and accessible. His presence at the Rashtrapati Bhavan was marked by discipline, an abiding grace and a whole lot of

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  • Building a Culture of Peace in Pakistan0

    By Huma Tariq If a child being admitted in kindergarten and learn ‘another way of fighting.’ From first day of school he experiences an atmosphere in which differences are appreciated and accepted, and where peaceful conflict resolution is the norm. By the time that student reaches fifth grade, he will be selected as mediator by

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  • India: Rising Ripples In Manipur 0

    July 25, 2017 By SATP By Giriraj Bhattacharjee* On July 17, 2017, four civilians and one Assam Rifles (AR) trooper were injured when a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded at Khurai Ahongei in Imphal East District. On July 10, 2017, a civilian, identified as Ranjan Das (42), was shot dead by United Tribal Liberation

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  • Cricketism: Women WC 2017: Official match fixings, gambling, money laundering, and betrayals!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Cricket is a major gambling, being promoted by the corrupt corporate regimes. Official fixings help the bat boys and girls to make fake records immorally and illegally. At times, some teams get cheated and betrayed too. But such nefarious issues are never discussed in public. Like the corrupt regimes engaged in

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  • Nuclear Suppliers Group: A Power play1

    Volatility happens to be the defining feature of the South Asian region due to the arch-rivals- India and Pakistan. The recent strategic developments and NSG’s power play has stirred a continuous debate in the International politics. The reason mainly being India’s entry into the club, highlighting the political dimension to it which seems quite cynical

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  • The Gulf crisis: Small states battle it out0

    By James M. Dorsey Abstract Buried in the Gulf crisis is a major development likely to reshape international relations as well as power dynamics in the Middle East: the coming out of small states capable of punching far above their weight with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, a driver of the crisis, locked into

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  • Winners Who, Losers Who?0

    N Sathiya Moorthy Looks as if President Maithiripala Sirisena may have succeeded in purchasing time till end-December for the coalition Government running in his name, with his SLFP’s traditional UNP rival Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister. The success of his enterprise will depend entirely depend on the willingness of various stake-holders in this Government to

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  • India-Bangladesh-China Relations: A Complex Triangle0

    Author: Asma Masood Reuters On February 17, 2015 Bangladesh reiterated its request to China for help on the Chittagong-Kunming road link. It was expressed that the establishment of a link similar to the connectivity between China and Myanmar was desired. The Chinese Ambassador had earlier stated that China wants peace in Bangladesh for smooth development.

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  • To Kolkata, From Baghdadi Jews, With Love0

    By Jael Silliman on 22/07/2017 During the late 1800s, Kolkata (then Calcutta) was a migrant hub. Among the Chinese, Greeks, Burmese, Armenians and Parsis were the Baghdadi Jews. This unique community is striving to keep its culture alive and food is playing a major role. Bethel Synagogue in Kolkata. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Crisp on the outside,

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  • Growing Nepal China Friendship of Equality and Reliability0

    By Hari Prasad Shrestha China is moving fast towards Nepal to be its best neighbor, position currently occupied by India. A section of Indian establishment and media dislike Nepal’s widening ties with China. They believe that Nepal has gone a bit too far and too fast in enhancing relations with its northern neighbor. Nepal is

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